DIY 3-D Butterfly Artwork


  One of my twins is named Vanessa, which means butterfly. My girls are 13 now but thankfully still love being tucked into bed.  Every night, Vanessa asks for a "mystery doll" and I rummage through her huge basket of stuffed animals and pull out a long forgotten one.  She puts her head under the covers, reaches her hands out and I let … [Read more...]


What a Difference a Shade Makes – Simple Update for Lamps

Eclectically Vintage lighting

Lighting can make or break a room. It's my absolute most favorite thing to shop for - from pendants to sconces to lamps to candles.   The simplest way to update an old lamp is with a drum shade. Yes, drum shades were on every mid century lamp and they're back in a big way.   I bought these lamps about 15 years ago … [Read more...]


DIY Swarming Spiders Tablecloth

Halloween dropcloth tablecloth

Remember when I met Martha Stewart? Our eyes met across the crowded room and I could have sworn she mouthed, "call me"! Seems her number is unlisted so imagine my delight when I received this box full of Martha Stewart Crafts supplies so I could whip up some DIY Halloween decorations. But what to create that's Martha-worthy? This will surely … [Read more...]