Dyeing with Tea and Turmeric

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in apartment living, home decor, inspiration | No Comments
Dyeing with Tea and Turmeric

One advantage of living alone means I can do projects at any time of the day or night and not worry about them bothering a roommate. For instance, I can try out natural dyeing while simultaneously dancing to some beats – all at some ungodly hour. This dyeing project involved lots of turmeric and tea, […]

My Growing Plant Family

Posted by on Feb 4, 2017 in apartment living, home decor | No Comments
My Growing Plant Family

Since moving, my goal has been to accumulate more plants until my apartment is a green, fresh oasis. While that may never actually happen because I would have to buy a LOT of plants, I’m well on my way to brightening up my space with greenery. Kristen inspired me to write about the latest in […]

Apartment Tour 2017

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in apartment living, home decor | No Comments
Apartment Tour 2017

Finally, at long last, I have taken enough decent photos of my little home to include in a little tour of the place! I didn’t take any very wide shots, mostly because I’m still obsessed with my 50mm, so there are a lot of little detail shots. First, my kitchen. I found these gorgeous cafe […]

How to Use Weavings in Home Decor

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in home decor, inspiration | No Comments
How to Use Weavings in Home Decor

Do you love the look of weavings? Interested in making or buying your own gorgeous textile piece? Here are 5 ways you can use weavings in home decor. 1. Go with the driftwood flow. Photo from my Etsy shop. Rustic Woven Wall Hanging, $48 If you purchased a weaving hung from driftwood, or you’re planning […]

Tis the Season of Shopping Handmade

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in artwork, handmade business, home decor | No Comments
Tis the Season of Shopping Handmade

Every year I add a few items to my Etsy shop, and this year is no exception! I’m excited about this year – I created a lot of weavings and necklaces over the summer and am excited to make them available to the world. The weavings are ready-to-hang and come with their dowel or piece […]

DIY Woven Lampshade

DIY Woven Lampshade

Today we’re making a DIY woven lampshade! You’ll fix up an old metal lampshade with some openwork weaving and a bit of macrame. This is a great way to upgrade an old lampshade and use up leftover yarn. Hang it from the ceiling, flip it upside down and hang it, or use it as a […]

DIY Macrame Hanging Chandelier

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in home decor, inspiration, tutorials | No Comments
DIY Macrame Hanging Chandelier

Since putting up my gallery at Apotheca, I’ve been incredibly inspired to start creating new pieces. Especially because my room now has so much extra space… I might have a problem. The good news is – I only used what I already had for this project! I had found this hanging fruit basket at Goodwill […]