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Design Blog Hop Holiday Cookie Swap

Get ready for a serious does of delicious my friends. Today I’m sharing how to make mini tea cakes for your…

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This Chic Holiday Brunch is Beautiful and Delicious

Happy Holidays friends! Christmas music starts playing in my head just looking at these gorgeous images. It was so much fun…

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DIY Fringe Lamp Shade How To

June 15, 2017 DIY Projects 0 Comments

For this project, I teamed up with fashion designer Veronica Sheaffer to use leftover fringe from Veronica’s collection to add pizzazz…

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The Warwick Reno: Spring Home Tour – FULL REVEAL!

It’s week four of the #SpringIntoHome series – and the home tour of our Chicago bungalow renovation is up this week!…

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2016 Review: Popular Posts, Inspiration & What’s Your Mantra?

Happy New Year friends! I’m not one for resolutions per say, but my yearly tradition seems to center around the notion…

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Holiday Ornament DIY

December 16, 2016 DIY Projects 0 Comments

If you are looking for a grown up and kid-friendly holiday DIY project, look no further! This classy ornament, complete with…

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How to Make Painted Watercolor Cookies

When Cate Gutter of Whisked by Cate saw artist Kristi Kohut’s vibrant abstract art she immediately thought to create her painted…

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CBD Featured: Domino Mag Online

It’s a pretty exciting day when one of your favorite shelter magazines not only features your work, but asks you to…

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A New Home for the Holidays

We haven’t been religious about sending a yearly holiday card, but I sent one the year we got married, and this…

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Shopping Vintage like a Pro

I’m excited to be featured on my friend Erin’s blog today! Erin is DIY maven behind Francois et Moi, and it’s…

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One Room Challenge: Week Three, Painting the Floor

October 19, 2016 DIY Projects, Warwick 0 Comments

Phew! Keeping up with these One Room Challenge posts is a challenge! I think my last minute decision to jump in…

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Women Who MAKE: Francois et Moi

August 2, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

Taking on your first fixer-upper can be daunting process, even for a designer like moi. You never know exactly what you’ll…

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The Warwick Renovation: Wallpaper Panels in the Dining Room

I’m crazy about wallpaper! But wall-to-wall wallpapering can be a long-time style commitment (not to mention financial commitment). Often you will…

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DIY Paper Marbling with Clementine Studio

By now you’ve probably noticed the marbling craze. Wallpaper, gift wrap, even fabric – I’m seeing it everywhere and that’s cool…

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Damn Good Design Articles: Edition 2

Two articles for price the price of one today friends! For this second edition of Damn Good Design Articles, I’ve paired…

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DIY Upholstery Lesson with Recovered Interior

I get so much satisfaction from taking something old, forgotten and (let’s be honest) ugly and making it new and awesome!…

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Damn Good Design Articles: Edition 1

Today I’m starting a new kind of post, my first “round-up” of sorts! I’m always scouring the web for all things…

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DIY Copper Bar Plant Holder

January 20, 2016 DIY Projects 0 Comments

Yesterday it was – 20 degrees with the windchill, and if you’re anything like me you’ve been dreaming of the beach….

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DIY Wall Art Projects with Wallpaper

There is no denying that wallpaper is back in vogue big time. This month on #WomenWhoMake, I featured artisan textile and…

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Leather and Dowel Textile Display Hanger

October 26, 2015 DIY Projects 0 Comments

Last month I revealed the Foxtail + Moss studio makeover. Check it out HERE if you missed it! The Leather and…

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A Quick & Dirty Gallery Wall Tutorial

All right DIY lovers, this gallery wall tutorial is called “quick and dirty” for good reason. This isn’t your perfectly positioned,…

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Shibori Dyeing Tutorial

Shibori fabric has hit the mainstream design market big time this spring. You will see designer dresses, pillows, bedding and scarves…

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DIY Ball Jar Light Fixture

January 16, 2015 DIY Projects 0 Comments

January is probably my least favorite month of the year, or at least it used to be. I don’t like to…

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