At the end of April I shared with you my crepe paper magnolia design and tutorial. Since then, I have been wanting to create a wreath with these beautiful blooms. Well, here it is! And I am in love. This wreath now graces my front door and welcomes the warm, sunny days of summer. The… Read more.
I am so excited to be sharing one of my new favorite crafting materials. . . Washi tape sheets, these come in 12×12 inch sheets so they add more possibilities to crafting with washi. We have designed a collection of patterns, from glamorous gold polka dots to mushrooms and leaves to woodland foxes and owls… Read more.
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.
I love to cook and in times gone by my pantry would have been spilling over with different bags of flour, pastas, spices, sugars, nuts and anything else I could squeeze in there. It was a nightmare. . . and one I don’t wish to repeat! I have shared pantry labels before and have… Read more.
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.
UPDATE: The Cartridge is available for purchase here. I have been waiting a long time to share this news with you! We have designed a gorgeous home decor cartridge for Cricut that will be released on May 7 that is full of projects and images in a elegant woodland theme. Here is the group that… Read more.
The magnolia is such a peaceful flower and I find a great sense of calm whenever I’m making these beautiful blooms in paper. This crepe paper version is super easy to make because you can stretch, mold and manipulate the paper with your fingers to get just the right shapes. I like to keep my… Read more.
The great thing about stenciling is that you don’t have to be an artist to use them and they achieve great results. They are easy to use with the right techniques and are perfect for adding pattern and color to literally any surface. We added this cute lattice design to our teal painted wooden tray… Read more.
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.
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.
Hi! We mentioned the other day that we are big fans of surrounding ourselves with things that make us happy. On Wednesday we shared the printable file for our inspirational quote cards for any occasion. And, wanting to take it that little bit further, today we are sharing these gorgeous prints. One featuring that same… Read more.
This is a sponsored post for paper-papers.com. Every season I do what I call a “re-fresh” to my living room, by that I mean that I change my living rooms wardrobe to welcome in the new season. For the winter I used a lot of gold, grey and navy blue (see this post) and for… Read more.
This is a sponsored post for Make It Fun Crafts. Good morning! We are feeling particularly Spring-like after the Easter weekend and even though there is still a little chill in the air here in Portland, Oregon the streets are filled with the color of cherry blossom, tulips and daffodils. We can’t help but feel… Read more.
I wanted to create a collection of personalized containers as part of my kitchen restyle (link) this week. It’s one of seventeen projects I created using my Cricut Explore for the Design Space Star competition and one I am super happy with. These patterns use elements from the design I used for the Scandinavian apron… Read more.
Daffodils are such an honest, innocent flower aren’t they? My front garden is full of them this time of year and for me those pretty yellow petals encircling that bright trumpet cone just scream “Spring Is Here!” I haven’t shared a daffodil tutorial before and in developing this project I wanted to share something that… Read more.
I love to make my own jams and fruit spreads and love even more to hand a jar or two to neighbors and friends after cooking up a batch on the weekend. In fact I love to give edible gifts on any occasion and have been known to package up macarons, sugared almonds, gourmet coffee… Read more.
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.
We created this pretty Scandinavian style flower pattern as part of the Design Space Star competition with the intention that it could be used on a lot of different products in our kitchen restyle. We picked up this gorgeous linen apron, teal linen towels and cocktail napkins at Crate & Barrel, the edges and pocket… Read more.
We are on day three of our #CricutEverywhere week and today is the day to win a Teal Cricut Explore Air! Make sure to check our Facebook page for the contest rules today and each day for the rest of the week. We will be giving away and iPad Mini tomorrow and another Explore Air… Read more.
How gorgeous is this mug collection? I spoke a little in my kitchen restyle post about my love for both Scandinavian design and traditional Native American art and these designs pull those two great styles together perfectly. The geometric shapes mix beautifully with the simple Scandinavian outlines. I chose a gold and black color palette… Read more.