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Meet Lia: Video About My Inspiration

Each Sunday through May I am sharing 5 short videos shot by my friends at Cricut on different aspects of my crafting life. Last Sunday I shared with you the video where I talk about my crafty indulgences and today I wanted to share the film on what inspires me as a maker. These videos… Read more.


Meet Lia: Video on My Crafty Indulgences

Happy Mother’s Day! I am spending the day with my daughter and some friends enjoying a brunch on my new deck. We will be giving you a tour of that very soon. A few months ago I was invited to Utah to film an interview with Cricut about my crafting and design experiences. It was… Read more.

My Home Tour: Updated Dining Room (part 2)

My Home Tour: Updated Dining Room (part 2)

Now that we have seen the full tour of the updated dining room let’s look at all of the details. Here are a few of the highlights: The only wall in my open concept dining room showcases the gorgeous papercut woodland wall art that we designed for our new Cricut home decor cartridge that releases… Read more.


My Home Tour: Updated Dining Room (part 1)

I have been excited to share my updated dining room decor with you, so much so that I will have to do it in two parts. The open concept room that is in the heart of the large space has been coming together piece by piece in the last few months and is now ready… Read more.

Party recycling station

Recycle Bin Labels for Earth Day and Everyday

Yesterday I unveiled our new water, tea and coffee station at the back of the home office between the kitchen and the back deck. Part of the redesign was to organize our recycling and trash to work harder for us. These stackable containers from Ikea make a great recycle bin and are perfect for small space… Read more.


My Home Tour: Office Coffee and Water Station

Welcome to my next home tour! My home has always been my office and as my team has slowly grown we have had fun adjusting existing spaces to fit our needs – tea and coffee being one of those very important daily needs! This space has always run the risk of being a walk through… Read more.


Stylishly Label Your Olive Oil, Vinegar, Salt & Pepper Grinders

I loved giving these Olive Oil, Vinegar and Salt & Pepper grinders our own stamp of creativity. As part of our entry into Cricut’s Design Star Space competition we created these fresh yet classic text transfers to add a little individuality in our kitchen restyle. This is one of those projects that just wouldn’t be… Read more.

Kids Craft – Make Your Own Easter Goodie Bags

Kids Craft – Make Your Own Easter Goodie Bags

Isn’t Springtime the best? Our studio is filled to bursting with various prototypes for paper tulips, partly decorated Easter eggs, and a whole host of baby farm animals in various forms from candy huggers in yesterday’s post, to these adorable Easter goodie bags. The little bunny rabbit, duckling, chick and lamb are all easily printed… Read more.

Kitchen remodle

My Home Tour: My Kitchen in Scandinavian Style

I have been so excited to freshen up my kitchen decor and becoming a finalist in Cricut’s “Design Space Star” competition has given me the perfect opportunity to do so! For the final challenge, the 5 round winners were given the challenge to re-decorate one room in our home. (You can see my winning designs… Read more.


My Home Tour: The Bathroom

This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Décor for modern luxury made easy. I have been in this 1920’s craftsman house for a few months short of two years and have yet to share the tour of my main floor bathroom. Truth is, I was not completely satisfied with the look of the odd shaped and poorly… Read more.

Navy and Gold Livingroom

My Home Tour: My Living Room in Navy and Gold

This fall I did a living room refresh, taking away the teal and yellow summer look to bring in a mix of navy, gold, grey and wood. Last fall I designed the room in the plum palette, and though I loved that look as well it was time to try a new mix. This next… Read more.


Sharing my #ViaStories: How it All Began

Last week I was invited to New York by the UPS Store as an ambassador for their brand at the Martha Stewart American Made event. This was the event that announced the American Made 2014 winners for which I was a finalist. Even though I did not win this year, being able to attend the… Read more.


How to Style a Mantel for Autumn

This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Decor for modern luxury made easy. It is that time of year to start shifting and changing the look of my living room from my summer teals and yellow. I am completely in love with the mix of grey and gold that Target has put together in their new fall… Read more.


My Home/Office Tour: The New Prop Room

As my business grows, so does my office and as you could see from my updated office tour a few weeks ago, it was time to add desks and work stations to what once was the beautiful craft room. I will not lie, the entire main floor of my house is now all about business…. Read more.


My Home Tour: The Updated Office Space + How We Use Our Intel Tablet

We have just finished round one of the new office decor! What was my studio has now been transformed to a space for my three new team members, Anna and Krista and my intern, Jessica. Stay tuned for my post on the new prop and craft room. Since the space is not large, we needed… Read more.


My Home Tour: The Front Porch

I love having a covered front porch on this 1920’s craftsman house and have been planning for a while to update it with fresh paint and some decor. I feel that porches and decks can be extended living space and enjoyed at least part of the year here in rainy Portland and that is how… Read more.


“Meet Lia” Video by Creativebug

Along with my Paper Wedding Craft video series that was filmed by Creativebug, they also did a sweet little “Meet Lia” clip that I wanted to share with you here today. Their  team is so talented and I love the way they tell a bit of my story here in this video. Come take a… Read more.

DIY Paper Bag Easter Basket

Easter Basket Made from An Upcycled Grocery Bag

This project is an oldie but goodie! I posted this basket a few years ago on my former blog and have seen it republished on other many websites and in several magazines. Last year I shared how to make a smaller version of this basket, which is also cute and has a brilliant method for… Read more.


Make a Modern Piece of Art with Paper Triangles

If you have followed my blog for a while, you know that I love to make my own art to decorate my home. One of my favorite pieces is this teal and green modern triangle piece that I made last year. When I decided to infuse my living room with plum this last fall, I… Read more.


My Plum Infused Living Room

A few months ago at the beginning of the Fall season, I decided to try something odd. Okay, maybe even crazy. I decided to switch my beautiful cool tone teal and green living room accents and accessories to warm purples and plums for the winter months. Did I regress back to a purple loving teenage… Read more.

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