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Weekend Reading

I had such a blast last night! I was out on the San Francisco Bay attending an All White Boat Cruise. It’s a once a year party where everyone dresses in white and there are three floors of dancing with salsa, hip hop, and a live band. The boat sails around the bay in the …

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Spotlight: Line Drawings

I’ve been a fan of line art for a few years, and I framed a simple line art print for the wall in this bathroom remodel.     Line art or line drawings are images created with free flowing curved lines against a plain background that represent two or three dimensional objects without gradations in …

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Foxy Fall Wreath

You know how we’re drawn to fluffy things when the weather turns colder? It’s in our DNA. Remember how we all made fluffy feather wreaths for the holidays a few years ago? Yeah, those were cool. Well I’m comin’ at ya with a new version today, this fluffy foxy fall wreath (say that ten times …

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Weekend Reading

Friends, how are you? Well, I hope! I’m knee deep in a massive project, one I’m hoping to launch next month, so I’m working busily behind the scenes. It’s a project I’ve dreamed of finishing all year, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Travel and family obligations slowed my progress earlier this …

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Autumn Velvet

I stepped outside this morning and felt just a hint of morning mist which signals fall is on its way. I just love September, it’s my favorite month, that crossover between summer and fall where the weather is still warm in the afternoon but cooler in the morning and evenings. The leaves will be turning …

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Weekend Reading

Hi friends and hello September! How’s your long weekend treating you? Mine is super chill, I’m just puttering around the house, repotting a few plants, taking some boxes to the Goodwill, cleaning and reorganizing, that sort of thing. I’ve learned to enjoy the mundane little tasks that remove clutter and the process of creating space …

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Black Tile Backsplashes Done Right

I’ve painted walls and furniture black, and installed black (and white) wallpaper, and bought black furniture, and used black hardware on cabinets, but I’ve never considered a black tile backsplash, until now. A tile backsplash is far more permanent than wallpaper or paint which is why I’ve hesitated, I mean, it’s stuck to the wall …

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