Mudroom Makeover: Movin’ Out

Mudroom Makeover: Movin’ Out

Posted by on Nov 19, 2016 in Craft, Interior Design | No Comments

As we prep our home to put on the market, I can’t help but tackle a few last minute projects. The entryway to our home might be the last space left untouched by our DIY hands. Over the past 11 years, Michael and I replaced wood molding throughout, almost all lighting fixtures, installed flooring throughout, replaced […]

Homemade Eye Cream with Deathwish Coffee

Homemade Eye Cream with Deathwish Coffee

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Blog, Craft, Food | One Comment

If it wasn’t for the 8-12 hours per week spent in a chemistry or biology lab during college, I might not have this obsession with ingredients and formulas. For the past ten years or so, I’ve gradually eliminated foods and beauty products that contain chemicals and/or other harmful ingredients. The main reason why I decided […]

Bye Bye Baby: Parker’s Bedroom Makeover

Bye Bye Baby: Parker’s Bedroom Makeover

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Baby/Kids, Blog, Craft, Interior Design | No Comments

Last summer we decided to play musical chairs with a few rooms in our home. We started to face the same reality that most parents face after having a boy AND a girl. Sharing a room isn’t in the cards, at least, not for the long term. Both of my “babies” inhabited a space in […]

I Can Finally See the Forest for the Trees

I Can Finally See the Forest for the Trees

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Art, Blog, Craft, Interior Design | No Comments

It’s been a work in progress, but Lucas’s new room is finally finished! Don’t let the size fool ya, this remodel required a TON of detail work. Most of my design projects begin with nothing more than a vision. After ripping up carpet/baseboards, painting walls, installing pergo floors, a new closet door, baseboards, window trim […]

Pillow Talk: Household Textiles Become More

Pillow Talk: Household Textiles Become More

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Craft, Interior Design | No Comments

Growing up in a large family, you learn to cherish what you have and create what you are unable to afford. When it comes to personal possessions, I’m very much a minimalist. Fabric, on the other hand, has a way of luring me in and inspiring a slew of projects. I’m not ashamed to admit […]

Happy Birthday & High 5, to my Lucas

Happy Birthday & High 5, to my Lucas

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Baby/Kids, Craft, Food, News/Events | No Comments

I think most parents would agree that a 5th birthday is a pretty big milestone. And what better way to celebrate than with a festive party with friends and family. As a mom/creative, I tend to put a lot of effort into my kids’ birthdays. It’s just my nature to express adoration through craft, design, […]

Idle Hands are a Children’s Workshop

Idle Hands are a Children’s Workshop

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in Blog, Craft, Interior Design | No Comments

I’m not one to throw away my design convictions simply because I decided to bring adorable children into the world. Those curious hands may test your patience, but they’ll also inspire you to be more practical with interior selections. A few weeks ago my highly active 2 yo decided to turn mommy’s handmade cabinet doors […]

DIY Organize: Magnetic Inspiration Board

DIY Organize: Magnetic Inspiration Board

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Art, Craft, Interior Design | No Comments

I’ll be the first to admit that I have a terrible time finishing projects. Upon arriving at the 92.7% completion point, I throw in the towel. I’m convinced that I’m addicted to the “anticipation” of completing a project, not the actual finished product. One of these projects that has been lingering for quite some time […]

Image is Everything: New Block Packaging

Image is Everything: New Block Packaging

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Branding, Craft, Etsy, Graphic Design | No Comments

Those who know me best will tell you I have a bit of an obsession with product packaging. I didn’t acknowledge this obsession until I entered the field of design (specializing in branding) a little over 10 years ago. However, I think my appreciating for packaging developed while I was teen. While most of my […]

Petite Retreat Recap & Reflections

Petite Retreat Recap & Reflections

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Art, Branding, Craft, Etsy, Graphic Design, News/Events | No Comments

When I was first approached to show my products at the Petite Retreat, I must say I was a bit hesitant. Very fortunate that Ilissa, owner of Binx, believed in my work…but still…hesitant. I know how much work goes into prepping for a trade show since I have a bit of experience designing them for […]