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Silver Sea Shells

This summer, I ran across this great little shop near La Jolla, California. They had some silver sea shells for sale (try saying that a few times fast!) and I decided to go home and try it out myself.       I just used metallic silver spray paint and some flat rhinestones and pearls…

Painting Class

Painting Class

So, my mom and I went to a painting class at one of our local studios called, Paint Your Art Out. We had been eyeing this cow painting on their website for a few months and they finally offered it on a night when we could both attend. If you’ve not been to one of…

Adding Some Ruffles

Adding Some Ruffles

It’s time for some new hand towels for the powder room. I’ve had white hand towels in there for a while. And did I mention that I have two boys? I’ve decided to change to a dark, pretty blue color. But I wanted to dress them up a little. I was inspired by these super…

Working with Foil

Working with Foil

One of the mediums that I like to use occasionally is decorative foil.   There’s a rainbow of colors and many different patterns to choose from. Applying foil is similar to using gold or silver leaf, but it’s not as messy and because the foil sheets are so much larger than leafing, it’s also faster….

Master Bedroom Ceiling

Master Bedroom Ceiling

You know how the public spaces in your house seem to get fixed up first, while places like the master bedroom get put off until later? Well,that’s been the case in my home. It’s a little embarrassing to admit, but very little decorating has been done to my bedroom in the 5 years that we’ve…