people i love

Sitting Down with Amy Ruth Finegold of amy-ruths.com

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Amy Ruth Finegold [Penn ‘02] to learn more about … [more...]

Katlyn Grasso, 23 year old Founder of GenHERation

You know those people who walk into a room and you just feel their energy? So that happened to me … [more...]

Using chalk paint to get a drift wood look

i've been using chalk paint for the better part of 6 years and am continually surprised by the … [more...]

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...]

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farm house style

transform a dark wood bed into a beachy chic treasure

i was in search of a queen bed for a beach property. i scoured craigslist over a few weeks and scrounged all the furniture that i planned on painting. … [more...]

Coronado beach house tour

i recently helped a friend decorate her new beach house. it's the perfect Coronado vacation rental, don't you think? it's a cute 3 bedroom … [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...]

weathered wood whale tails

  i came to the shop one day and saw these. my uber-creative carpenter partner in crime hand-cuts these cute things. mr. whale thinks … [more...]

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stuff i’ve made

Using chalk paint to get a drift wood look

i've been using chalk paint for the better part of 6 years and am continually surprised by the … [more...]

Using wood glue to get a chippy paint look

i'm back. good grief...i've neglected my blog. boooooo..... but.... my boys are all on a … [more...]

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...]

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swirling :: random thoughts

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