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Blush Velvet & Neutrals Teen Bedroom

My 17-year-old daughters room needed an update, I did not think that yellow floors were helping of the sale of our house and everything else I did was planned to come with us to our next house. First step was a nice greige color on the floor, my five-year-old assistant got started. She is obsessed… Read More Blush Velvet & Neutrals Teen Bedroom

All, Creating Things, Weaving

Electric Koolaid!

I recently had the opportunity do a custom for a great group of ladies. Their inspiration was a set of images with amazing colors. While on vacation in Florida I decided to dedicate some time to figuring out how to present a mockup that would portray what a hand dyed warp would look like. Amber… Read More Electric Koolaid!

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Kitchen/Dining Room/Fiber Studio Reveal

Paint!!!! So thrilling that moment it starts to look finished and functional. I changed the color slightly from previous which was a little too bright and aqua.  Old Kitchen waiting to be demo’d New kitchen starting to show (opposite side of big open room, old kitchen was a the front of the house built over… Read More Kitchen/Dining Room/Fiber Studio Reveal

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Flip your house around!

Things are really moving around here! It was so exciting to see the back of the house interior get knocked down! What a mess! Of course the old ‘back porch’ structure was built very haphazardly and under built and needed to have a completely new roof structure, then after that blow they ripped up the flooring… Read More Flip your house around!

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Planning Stages of rearranging our house

This past winter had no snow until the end of January. just like last year actually. Then we got one storm and it looked like this In one day before we had a chance to rake off the roof we had ice dams. They didn’t go away until March and at several points over the… Read More Planning Stages of rearranging our house

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Arrecife Del Mar – Competition Entry Baby Wrap

In the spring I entered another Wrap Competition, they chose the 7 Wonders of the World and you could choose any of the lists out there. I was attracted to the Great Barrier Reef because after browsing though all the photographs I was awed by the amazing colors found in nature and thought they would… Read More Arrecife Del Mar – Competition Entry Baby Wrap

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Spruce up an aging deck

Early spring last year we were in a rush to get our deck looking nice and making it safe. This railing is not to code in any way shape or form, it’s a second story deck with a 12 foot drop. The deck surface was that 80’s/90’s red stain…not a fan and it was worn… Read More Spruce up an aging deck

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Weaving Challenge – Chihuly

For my next weaving project, I decided to participate in a handwoven Baby Wrap Competition with 75 other weavers. The theme was works of art and I chose this Having been a sculpture major at MassArt I am far more drawn to sculpture than paintings. I also really wanted a purple and green wrap for… Read More Weaving Challenge – Chihuly

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Finally Weaving…

So, once upon a time… 10 years or so ago I had just sold  my cloth diaper business to Jam Tots in Canada and I was trying to decide what to do with myself. Through a friend I acquired a small loom that someone was getting rid of, then somehow I had decided (blurry details in… Read More Finally Weaving…

All, House Rehabbing, kitchens

Faux Soapstone Countertops

As you may have seen from my other kitchen remodel posts, we plan to do a full kitchen gut in a few years…but for now we need to make it functional for a serious cook and pretty because I can’t take it when my surroundings aren’t pretty! The plan for the white formica countertops, was… Read More Faux Soapstone Countertops