The Living Room and some Brownies

 Happy Friday out there to everyone. I will be doing a Fun Fact Friday later on in the day, but wanted to do two things that I've been meaning to do all week - 1) talk about my brownies I made on Tuesday and 2) show you how the living room is coming along. ...more

Want a Truly Unique Work? Commission an Artist!

Commissioning art is an excellent way to get art that's just a bit more special. Working with an artist in the development an artwork can be a complex process, but it doesn't need to be intimidating. These are just a few things to keep in mind when thinking about entering into a commission relationship....more
I am an artist and have done some commissions and I love the idea of making a contract! I never ...more

Amazon River Dolphin

  http://www.etsy.com/listing/75551575/amazon-river-dolphin...more

Happy Dolphin

 http://www.etsy.com/listing/75493994/happy-dolphin...more

DIY Chalkboard Paint Ideas

Chalkboard paint has become all the rage. And it's uses for creating home decor pieces that you can personalize with the swipe of a piece of chalk have become seemingly endless. I love this idea for spray painting wine bottles and then personalizing them with a faux label or design. ...more
Fun article.  I found chalkboard labels the other day at Staples..Cant' wait to try them out.  I ...more

CMB Display Designs Gift Certificate Giveaway

CMB Display Designs is a small indie biz run by an Ohio gal named Carolyn. Inspired by the idea of one-of-a-kind treasures and vintage finds with history, Carolyn creates and sells handmade framed cork boards and decorative push pins along with vintage accessories and housewares in her shop....more

Purple Shell listing on Etsy

 http://www.etsy.com/listing/69132018/purple-shell...more

Letter Lighting: How to Make a Font Lantern

Want a quick and easy way to make your space look super hip in only a couple hours? I wish I could tell you that this was hard, but it was sooooo easy. It just took the time to randomly stick vinyl letter type stickers in various sizes (I purchased mine at Michaels) to a plain white paper lantern. You could do this with really any kind of plain sticker....more

this would be adorable in my preschooler's room above his bed.more

MyDeco.com tools help you decorate your home like a pro

My favorite tool on MyDeco is the realistic 3D. So cool. Even kids have fun trying out ideas. ...more

Rain rain go away, enjoy a flower inside today!

It's another rainy Saturday afternoon, but I suppose that's April for you. After all, we can't have May flowers without a few April showers. My dad planted the tomato plants I bought him yesterday so they'd get a good soaking today. They were already blooming and a good two and a half feet high. Still, while the rain helps all those gorgeous flowers and crops grow, it is quite dreary when you've just spent a week enjoying the sun and the slowly developing warmer weather.  ...more