How we built a massive string art installation

I love a challenge. I love the satisfaction of working really hard on something and then seeing it all come together. Even more, I love being part of a team of people who all bring different strengths and talents to a project. This weekend, I was blessed to get to do...

End of summer home decorating

I’ve been writing about some serious topics the past few days, and I’ve loved interacting with many of you on Facebook, Bloglovin’ and through text. I guess I’m not the only one feeling the sadness of back to school, and I’ve also learned...

breaking it down

A month ago, a friend messaged me to tell me she had won a free session at a painting class. She asked if I would like to come along, and we could split the cost of a second class. I have wanted to do this for a long time, so I jumped at the opportunity. We put the...

for the love of chalkboards

When I was a kid, our house had a large chalkboard in the family room. I remember spending hours writing and drawing on that dark green slate as we played games of school or house. I didn’t know any other kids who their very own chalkboard, so I thought our...

fall decorating projects

During the past few months, I have had a ridiculous need to be creative. It’s almost like I must be creative for a certain number of minutes per day or I get jittery. It’s like going all morning without caffeine or fighting a craving for chocolate. I have...