Category Archive: Do

Dispatches From The Polar Vortex…And Some Cellar Progress!

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I think that by now, we all know that it’s cold this winter. Boston has had 15 more inches of snow than the average, the temperatures have been in the single digits or… Continue reading

DIY: Cabinet Makeover

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So I’m trying to stick to my project list from last week and this one is a great example of #5.  This cabinet has been sitting in the cellar half finished for weeks… Continue reading

5 Projects For The New Year

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Wow. This year feels like it’s taking forever to get started. Between going to Disney on Christmas, coming down with the cold everyone else seems to have once we got back, and getting… Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

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I hope all of you are enjoying the holiday season. I, for one, am breathing a sigh of relief. Is it just me or was December a complete whirlwind? Wasn’t Thanksgiving like, yesterday?… Continue reading

Sunshine Art Retreat Part I

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I know that the majority of you are stuck in a mountain of snow right now, and that temperatures are in negative digits when you wake up. I’m not here to flaunt the… Continue reading

DIY: Card Catalog Makeover

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Remember when I asked you guys for help in picking a color for my card catalog?  Well I’m happy to report back that your advice was much appreciated and I’m in love with… Continue reading

What is it about Brooklyn?

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In the past two weeks, two of my friends have decided to move to Brooklyn. They’re on opposite coasts with different reasons for moving, but the one common denominator is that everybody freaking… Continue reading

Seasonal Place Card Round-Up (and some good Upworthy videos)

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First off, I have to admit that even though I’m writing a post about place settings, I can’t say I have ever thrown or attended an event (other than weddings) that actually had… Continue reading

Pumpkin Painting 101

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Over the past few months, I’ve had some unique and varied custom artwork requests. The squirrel stencil. The Star Wars themed baby shower papercut. The Captain’s hat monogram. Then, my friend Olive of Se… Continue reading

Paperless Post Love

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Paperless Post is redefining the world of online invitations.  Say goodbye to those cheesy, impersonal calendar requests and welcome a world of well-designed (dare I say beautiful?) stationery to your inbox.  With Paperless… Continue reading

The Coolest Pop-Up: Old Ache

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This summer I went on a grand wedding tour of Michigan, starting on the Leelanau peninsula way up north on Lake Michigan. It was all about pontoon-boating, lawn games, lake dips, dune jumping… Continue reading

DIY Rifle Paper Company Phone Case

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You know I don’t usually post DIY projects because I am bad at following directions, I skip steps, I cut corners and things tend to end up just a little bit less than… Continue reading

5 Signs It’s Fall In New England…And A Fix For Too-Tight Shoes!

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1. People are FREAKING OUT about pumpkin-flavored everything being back at Dunkin Donuts. 2. You leave the house in the morning and immediately regret not having a jacket but think you’ll be ok… Continue reading

Sprouting 101

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At some point in our life we’ve all eaten sprouts, right? You’re likely thinking of  those stringy alfalfa ones that are filled in a veggie sandwich you order at a deli. But, have… Continue reading

DIY: Help Me Pick A Color!

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These are the phone calls that make my heart race.  My uncle called me on Friday saying that he heard from a friend that a local library was getting rid of a bunch… Continue reading