people i love

Lynn Jerath, President & Founder Citrine Investment Group

Hey gang! I'm thrilled to feature my brilliant and sweet friend, Lynn Jerath. We're involved with … [more...]

Rising Broadway Star :: Rodney Ingram

settle in friends. this is a long one... do you remember when Disney's Aladdin hit theaters? i … [more...]

a salute to the US Armed Forces

my husband and i had an experience of a lifetime over Mother's Day weekend. it's … [more...]

beach house vintage windows + vinyl lettering

i'm surprised i haven't seen more of these on the internets.  don't get me wrong, there are plenty … [more...]

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farm house style

mason jar candle lantern prep

my good friend Lucy helped me pick up 4 cases of small Kerr mason jars, and 4 cases of large jars at Smart and Final. she then peeled apart one … [more...]

Annie Sloan painted home

given that i'm pretty much done painting every piece of furniture in our house, i figured it was time for a house tour!  these pix aren't mine, but … [more...]

dyeing fabric with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

our shabby chic room is such a happy room.  the colors are pretty, cheerful, and frankly, this is the only feminine room in the entire … [more...]

the look of fall in so cal…

note that the light fixture on the right hasn't yet been installed.  the glass arrived broken courtesy of FedEx.  thanks.  :)   linked … [more...]

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stuff i’ve made

farm house style bathroom

y'all! i'm soooo excited for this post as it's been a loooong time coming. my pea brain has … [more...]

Old Glory – wooden American flag

we've been testing ways to make big wood walls that aren't as heavy as Noah's arc. :) so we built … [more...]

oversized rustic wood and metal console table

my friend showed me a photo of a console table she was about to buy. i took one look at the price … [more...]

gigantic weathered wood frames

well, it's happening folks. my buddy and I found a workshop in an industrial part of town and … [more...]

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swirling :: random thoughts

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