Decked Out

We’re starting to gear up for Independence Day around these parts – hanging flags and gathering up all things patriotic.  Yesterday I swept up the remnants of our latest hail storm and decked out the deck in red, white and blue. And the reward for my efforts – dining alfresco (albeit on a spur of… Read More

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So Many Fabrics

Before learning that the Tonga Snow fabric I was stubbornly resolved on obtaining for my bedroom chair was sold out all over creation, I spent a delicious and lengthy amount of time wandering about the thousands of bolts of woven goodness in Forsyth Fabrics.  For as long as I can remember, this place (along with… Read More

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Waverly World

You know when you think (but aren’t absolutely certain) that you want something (fabric in the case of today) and you jet off to the store (Forsyth Fabrics – more on that mecca tomorrow, perhaps) to decide for sure and then you end up not being able to get it (because they sold out the DAY… Read More

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Basement Buffet

Slowly but surely we are wrapping up our year long endeavor of designing and finishing our basement, from the rooter to the tooter, all by ourselves!  Once again, I’ll reference our vision and goals for the space…we wanted an area set aside for food and drinks when entertaining and an area for dining, crafting, school work,… Read More

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Pillow Talk

When I promised a tutorial on crafting your very own embellished pillows a la my finally finished banquette, I didn’t realize that I hardly had enough photo documentation to truly deliver on that promise.  However, I shall certainly try.  Here goes… Fabric Flower Pillows Using a bowl, I traced a four petal flower shape onto… Read More

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