Succulent Gardens Are Boring, And Other Things

Sometimes, often, a lot of the time I’ll do a project with the intention of …

January 29, 2015 in DIY
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Marimekko catalog, personalized.

Art Attack #4

I’ve spent enough time working in advertising and observing branding to really appreciate when a company …

January 07, 2015 in Art Attack, Decor, DIY
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How to relocate a thermostat, stat.


If you’re like “single me,” you probably haven’t paid very much attention to your home’s heating zones – you …

January 05, 2015 in DIY
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Outdoor star light DIY project.

Starry Night

It’s been a couple of months since I highlighted the projects that I’ve created for DIY Network’s …

December 23, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Holiday-Related Projects
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How to make a wooden frame for a DIY wall tapestry. Mine features modern Marimekko fabric.

Merry Mari And Other Stuff

The holiday season is completely different now that I have children – it’s a kid-craft explosion …

December 18, 2014 in DIY, Holiday-Related Projects
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Red trees and a vaguely Scandinavian Legrand Adorne wall plate.

Holiday Switch

Legrand challenged me to join its “DIY Holiday Switch” program to demonstrate how easy it …

December 10, 2014 in DIY, Holiday-Related Projects, Supporting Sponsors
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El cheap fabric that I loved from JoAnn Fabrics.

Eccentric Pillow-making

Some year+ after purchasing what the salesperson told me was “the ugliest fabric [she] ever …

November 19, 2014 in Decor, DIY, Living Room
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A pretty birch wood pegboard in our home. A DIY Network craft project.

DIY Network: Latest and Greatest

I finished up a really big project this month–painting my kitchen cabinets–and with that monstrosity …

November 07, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects
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Eames-inspired coat rack with round beads.

A Mean Midcentury Inspired Coat Rack

We haven’t nailed down great shoe/jacket/bag storage points in our home yet. There are always …

October 28, 2014 in DIY, Kitchen, Organized
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How I made a modern, DIY Dog House.

A Modern Dog House, And More

I’m in the process of wrapping up a few Halloween-themed projects for DIY Network’s blog (and …

September 19, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Dog-Related
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