Archive for the ‘DIY’ Category

We love when we have guests visit or post! Today, one of our favorite DIY crafters has stopped by to share with us a perfect holiday project. This project is quick and easy… great if you need to pull together (or spruce up) a last minute holiday outfit. Or, want to give a DIY gift? […]


I happened upon a jewelry and bead store yesterday while leaving a yoga class and heading home. I’d passed the shop at least 30 times before and had never gone in. While the space itself is expansive and well done, the selection leaves a bit to be desired. But, what they lack in stones they […]


Many people would love to put up a fun wallpaper to add a pop of excitement to a space but the reality of many apartments makes it impossible. The thought of having to put up and take down wallpaper in a rental — and any possible damage costs that may come – would make even […]


In an attempt to get a few items off of my to-do list, this morning I set out to find some patterns for items I’ve been requested to knit as gifts. The web and books are chock-full of patterns but finding something contemporary and cool, especially for men, is not always an easy task.  So, […]


I have attacked the task of learning to do wispy lace knits. So, thanks to Knitty.com I found a great starter project. Here are some promo images of the pattern I am doing. I’m using a dark purple Malabrigo yarn that has no mohair, so it won’t be quite as fuzzy. I’ll post some in-progress […]