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St. Patrick’s Day

So today we are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. A festive fun filled day for most of us that observe it in the United States and around the world. We celebrate the day on March 17th and I will tell you why later. So much fun happening on this day with parades and parties and festivals…

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My Valentine in a Jar

I was in a creative mood this weekend and thinking about Valentine’s Day. I decided instead of buying gifts already created by someone else, let me make some magic and create my own personal Valentine’s gifts. I purchased tons of mason jars a while ago that have just been sitting in my cabinet just waiting…

Coffee-mate DIY Inspiration

Coffee-mate DIY Inspiration

Jenni Radosevich, creator of the blog ISPYDIY, who binge watches HGTV, was so thankful and excited to speak with me about this exciting partnership. Jenni and I both found out we had a ton of things in common, including our obsession with coffee, flowers and using pops of color. Jenni and I shared a special…

Lucky Buddha Beer Crafts Contest

Lucky Buddha Beer Crafts Contest

Did you hear… I’m one of the judges for the Lucky Buddha Beer Crafts Contest! If you participate, you could win up to a $1000 gift card! All you have to do is upcycle a Lucky Buddha bottle into an awesome craft and enter is on Facebook. Here are all the detail, babes http://bit.ly/1iLIEg5 When…

DIY Valentine’s Day

DIY Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day can be really romantic — or if you’re a real human, really depressing. I’ve had my fair share of great v-days don’t get it twisted, but the reality of the day is that there’s just so much pressure. Either you’re dating someone, and that’s a lot of pressure. Or you’re single, and that’s…

Stencil Wallpaper

Stencil Wallpaper

I love a great wallpaper! Sometimes it’s not the best options, especially for those who rent because taking down wallpaper is almost harder than putting it up! Like wallpaper, stencils have become sophisticated tools for redesign, coming in all kinds of shapes and styles to fit your particular taste. Stenciling comes with its fair share…

DIY Summer Project

DIY Summer Project

Here are the delicious Summer DIY projects from my NBC 6 In The Mix segment! Send me your photos of your Summer DIY projects. Get the whole family to join in, let them WERK out their art and be creative! DIY Painting You’ll need: Painters tape Canvas Paint Brush You don’t have to be an…

For the most recent issue of HGTV Magazine, I was asked what fun decorating color I’m currently obsessed with — Sassy Red. A little red goes a long way! I like it on dining room walls, or in a high-gloss sheen on dressers, nightstands, and kitchen cabinets. It brings life to old, tired pieces. Give…

Emerald: The Pantone Color Of The Year

Emerald: The Pantone Color Of The Year

I am loving the Pantone Color Of The Year. Emerald is stunning and is a great accent for almost any decor…. Bring it into your home with small bright splashes. A set of lamps, new curtains, a ceramic bench, or if you are feeling sheepish about bringing in a new color you can just feature…

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A Gold Giraffe…. Or Four!

I decided to do a super fun and easy DIY at my new office today! Check out my step by step and get the look for yourself. Step 1: Start with a fresh white giraffe head from Z Gallerie Step 2: Grab some delicious gold spray paint and make the transformation from cute to chic!…

DIY: Striped Walls

DIY: Striped Walls

One of my favorite ways to add fun and interest to a room is with painted, striped walls! When I gave Ricki Lake’s dressing room an update a few months ago I used this trick to bring color and life into the space. For my “how to” click HERE. 

DIY Beautiful Cork Board!

DIY Beautiful Cork Board!

Last Fall I got to work with one of my favorite day time stars- Ricki Lake! She was launching her new talk show and her dressing room needed a serious make over. One of my favorite design elements were the gorgeous DIY cork boards. Function can be beautiful too!   Check out my step by…

DIY Paint Swatch Project!

DIY Paint Swatch Project!

  One of my lovely Twitter friends commented that they love collecting paint swatches, but not necessarily paint. I did a little digging around the internet and discovered there are some brilliant art projects out there involving paint swatches! Interested in some fun home decor projects for the new year? I suggest a DIY project…

CURBLY COLOR POST #4

CURBLY COLOR POST #4

Last but not least! My 4th blog post for Curbly.com. This one has a few DIY tips on bringing art into your decor! Check it out HERE.