Lifestyle

Spring + Bikes

March 26, 2017

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. 
— Charles Dickens  Continue Reading…

Lifestyle

Farewell January

January 31, 2017

Honestly, I couldn’t have asked for a better beginning to the New Year. This month has been peaceful. I’ve finished several books and projects that have been hanging over my shoulder like a sad cloud. Finally, they’re finished—best feeling in the world!  Continue Reading…

Handmade

DIY Marble Table

January 16, 2017

Remember the DIY Marble Coffee Table project last year?

Well, I can’t stop thinking about how lovely marble is. I always thought butcher block counters were beautiful until I discovered marble. I never ever considered marble. Growing up it was the stuff I couldn’t touch at grandma’s house. So marble has had this ominous aura my whole life until West Elm. God bless West Elm. They updated marble in such a beautiful way and it has inspired me—first the coffee table, which by the way is still beautiful and functional. Continue Reading…

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Blanket Stitch Throw

January 13, 2017

After celebrating the New Year I discovered Audible *amazing* I’ve listened to so many books and finished a few projects I’ve left unfinished for so long. Seriously, in one week I finished this throw, the Herringbone Knit Throw, and several embroidered tea towels. Not even kidding.

Okay let’s talk about the Blanket Stitch.  Continue Reading…