I forgot to draw a winner of the adorable Moda “It’s a Hoot” fabric that I had left over from my dresser redo! The winner is Jenni from The Roseland Family!! Congratulations Jenni! … [Read more...] about Fabric Winner, Chicken Dinner!
I told you guys my Christmas gift to myself this year was a new-to-me Canon Rebel. I’m very excited to delve deeper into the realm of photography! But it’s like learning a whole new language; It’s gonna take some time, for sure! But another Christmas gift also brought a little pitter pat to my heart, and that was a new HVLP paint sprayer from my wonderful in-laws!! I’d been eyeing this HVLP unit from Rockler for a while now. At just $99, it’s an extremely thrifty option that I just had to … [Read more...] about My New Toy, An HVLP Paint Sprayer
A big congrats and happy Christmas-come-early to Erin from Carolina Country Living for winning the “Guide to Furniture Finishes” Ebook from Stories of a House and European Paint Finishes!!! If you didn’t win this time, you really must pop over and pick up a copy of your own. I can’t speak highly enough for it’s contents. Thanks to everyone for entering and a very special and hearty thanks to my good friends Christa and Keeley for letting me host the giveaway. … [Read more...] about Ebook Winner!
Hello Tres Lovelies and fellow kindred spirits. Hopefully you've already been cruising Kristen's blog, but if not, I'd like to drop a little hint that it's pretty sweet: chalk-full of hip, fresh design and furniture revamps. The other day I saw an idea she came up with, an idea that was simple, yet very cool, and i felt propelled to do a quick link of it here. I know, we usually don't do referrals 'round this neighborhood, but now you know this won't waste your time. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Great Idea
My client picked up the Red Hutch on Wednesday, and she and her husband loved it! And I loved finishing the first piece in months! It’s such a rush for me. I only wish there were more hours in the day and more of me to go around. (Or maybe I could use a clone, or a wet nurse.) ;) My kids are my greatest creations and my life’s work, and the newborn season of life has it’s specific and intensive demands on time and attention (and sleep!), and that’s okay!! It’s just a season, and it will … [Read more...] about The Workshop State of Affairs
I have a super special offer for you today from a Twice Lovely sponsor, Feast in 15. Feast in 15 is a fantastic e-book from Tiffany King that gives you tips for speed cooking dinner as well as 2 weekly menus, complete with fast, crowd-pleasing recipes and shopping lists! Tiffany is offering a limited number of ebooks right now for $1.99!!! You just can’t go wrong with that price! You can purchase here, and use the code FEAST199 at checkout, but don’t wait, because the offer won’t last long at … [Read more...] about Special Offer from Feast in 15
I picked up this great dresser/armoire last weekend while on a thrifting adventure with my lovely sister-in-law. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: A Champagne Gold desk for Diane Thrifty Theatrics of the Puppet Sort Funky Game Table and Chairs Okay. I know it’s ugly and beat up, but it’s a diamond in the rough!! ;) It has three drawers behind the cupboard doors. So, I’ve been pondering what to do with it. A light, French gray is always tempting, but I’m working on another piece … [Read more...] about Armoire Inspiration
I have been loving the bursts of plum I’ve been seeing in interiors lately. I especially enjoy it when it’s paired with a great gray, or boldly paired with turquoise or gold! Here’s a few examples done oh-so-right. home office design by other metros interior designer April Force Pardoe, AFP Interiors LLC contemporary living room design by san francisco interior designer Amoroso Design contemporary living room design contemporary living room design House and … [Read more...] about Color Crush : Plum
Have you noticed all the copper popping up in all our favorite home and design stores and catalogs? I have, and must say, I’m really diggin’ it. Copper does not have to be southwest kitsch, like we find so much down here in AZ, the Copper State. It can be chic!! YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Cheval Dressing Mirror Cute Little Studded Desk French Country Hutch You’ve, of course, seen this “Copper Clad” dresser from Anthro. (Although it’s awesome, it doesn’t really look very copper to … [Read more...] about Copper Cabinet
Just a quick, off-topic note! I have a little bit more 18-24 month and 2T toddler girl Fall/Winter clothes left along with one pair of ADORABLE practically new hot pink Size 7 GAP Mary Janes that I’m trying to get rid of. Is anyone out there looking for these sizes? If so, leave me a comment with an email address where I can send you the pictures and prices. Save me from Ebay!! Thanks!! :) EDIT : Everything’s now SOLD! :) Thanks to Karen for buying the lot of clothes and to … [Read more...] about Toddler Girl Clothes, Anyone?