reupholstered.

Remember when I mentioned I’d bought several Pendleton wool remnants because I wanted to refinish an antique wood bench I bought for my new house? Well, with the help of my artist sister, this weekend, I successfully decided which print would fit the style of the bench best and got it done. It was mostlyContinue reading “reupholstered.”

remnants.

I’m a homeowner! Sorry for the outburst, I’m just still beyond thrilled and shocked that I’ve actually made a huge goal of mine come true–to buy a place of my own in Boston city limits. It’s been a long time coming, but I couldn’t be more ready to move into my place. I closed atContinue reading “remnants.”

diy watermelon shorts.

I bleached some old cut off jeans I had, then dip dyed them in green and pink dyes for a watermelon feel. But nothing screams this fruit without a few seeds–hand drawn on with fabric dye markers. Something fun to do with old shorts in your wardrobe; gives them a lift for summer. And sinceContinue reading “diy watermelon shorts.”

Do-It-Yourself: Just Read This.

The New York Times has a really excellent piece on “The Ambassador of Homemade”, Faythe Levine, who has come to represent the epitome of handmade crafting in America. Levine, who has her own crafting shop and gallery, is widely considered the “expert” on the phenomena that is reimergence of handmade goods here in the statesContinue reading “Do-It-Yourself: Just Read This.”