Year: 2015

Tiny Art // Book Corner Frame DIY

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Have you ever gone back to a place you used to work and nonchalantly mentioned to the current young employee that you used to work there as well, and they’re like cool. And you’re like yeah, cool. And you kinda get the feeling that they secretly aren’t buying it cause you’re just too old to have actually worked at… Read more »

A Birth Story and other plans

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Buckle up for some high quality baby spam! It’s been two and half months since my sweet little baby girl was born, and I’m finally turning my mind to the blog and sharing her story here.  It’s a wonderful story;  a juicy guts and glory no-details-spared type of tale.  I had a home birth, which… Read more »

The Little Tub Chair Reupholster

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Here she is! My adorable little tub chair that I’ve spent the last week or two getting boatloads of contractions on behalf of.  I have been on a veritable nesting rampage these last couple months, tackling massive jobs that apparently I couldn’t tackle until I was massively with child, there must be some magical hormones… Read more »

Leather Tablet Sleeve

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If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I’ve been working on an upholstery project for the last week. It’s a little tub chair, and I finished it yesterday!! I am sort of thrilled with how it turned out, so as soon as I mount some new legs I’ll snap some pictures and share… Read more »

DIY Picture Ledge Coat Rack // Woodworking

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As you know, this past year we bought our first home. I’m just gonna say, that being a homeowners has been EVERY BIT as amazing as I’ve been dreaming of over the past 8 years. I always looked forward to the day that we’d have our own home and could paint it, DIY it, and… Read more »

Tribal Rose Stamp and Repeat Design

Over the last several years I’ve realized that I really love designing and carving stamps, and just hand printing and surface design in general. And you’re like, duh…we knew that. Well I guess I’m saying that I REALLY like it, and I want to really pursue it this year. I want to challenge myself and… Read more »

Leather Minimalist Tote Bag // Leather Hide Store Giveaway!

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I recently jumped out of my shoes with gusto for the chance to work with the Leather Hide Store and a large piece of remnant upholstery leather. After I stopped hyperventilating and finished my happy-leather-dance, I settled on the remnant labeled B17–a supple, rich caramel hide with lots of depth and variation. When it arrived and… Read more »