Archive for the 'projects' Category

not a grey area

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Do not adjust your screen…this is an actual photo. It was not taken with black and white film nor was it converted to black and white with a photo editing program. I am throwing my dear cousin, Lizzie, a bridal shower next Sunday. The theme…classic black and white. I have [...]

“chalk” this up to a great idea

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

I’ve been contemplating what to do with this old windowpane for quite some time now. I’ve been dragging this thing around with me from house to dorm room, to apartment, and now to my very own home. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to finally make something of this flea market [...]

wee gifts

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

I’m still reflecting on my visit to Nashville. Somewhere amongst the four pairs of shoes, bathing suit, and cowboy hat, I managed so squeeze in a few goodies for the little people I was about to see. Living so far away enables a sense of distance between family members…especially in the minds of children. I [...]

sea, salt, sun, and sand

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Each season, and sometimes depending on the month, I like to delve into my yearning to decorate for the upcoming holiday or season. While I don’t particularly like to fill my house with seasonal items and knick-knacks, I do like to surround myself with reminders of the holidays and enjoy the idea of sharing [...]

a cozy find

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

My husband asked me if there was anything I needed to tell him when I brought home a $15, three quarters of a rusted, vintage, iron baby crib from my outing to Purcellville, VA this weekend. My reply…”Yes, we have a lot of work to do.”

After a little spray paint, a crib mattress from [...]

a “to-do” want to

Monday, July 7th, 2008

So much to do…so little MUCH time! I am very lucky (or just very strategic in choosing a career) in that I have the whole summer to do whatever it is that tickles my fancy. I have the freedom to perch myself on a whim (wink) and spend my time doing [...]