Tuesday, February 19, 2013
In my various paper-craft ventures, I’ve used everything from
traditional twelve-inch square scrapbook paper to pages torn from old
books. But sometimes I find paper sources for craft projects in unusual
places like the office supply store! Over the past few years many
companies have been producing pleasantly patterned file folders...
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Love is in the air - and in my husband’s shoe. This
Valentine’s Day, place surprise love notes in secret, hidden spots
around your home and in loved one’s personal effects. Whether it’s your
spouse or your children, all will be warmly surprised to find notes of
affection, appreciation and even silliness...
I am quite attracted to using contrasting textures, styles and surfaces
when it comes to home furnishings, décor and accessorizing... So when
it came to organizing pens, rulers and other items in my kitchen, the
industrial stainless steel door of our refrigerator was the perfect
canvas for a few grungy metal containers from my vintage tin collection....
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
I always love to try out some fun, new recipes for gourmet pizzas like
this one for Asparagus Walnut Pizza! This recipe is great for mealtime
and also makes an excellent hors d'oeuvres...
It’s incredibly simple to turn almost any large, round tray, tin or
platter, into a very useful lazy susan. Recently I found a colorful,
vintage, metal serving tray on a website and couldn’t wait to put it to
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Whether or not you have children at home, the holidays are naturally full of whimsy. Surprise your friends and family by adding a touch of silliness to your holiday décor in the form of modified framed photos. Create Santa Claus faces out of unsuspecting portraits!...