September 2008

One decorating trend I've been seeing a lot of lately is birdcages. At first, I wasn't too keen on the idea. Images of feather-filled pet store cages and old episodes of Looney Tunes featuring Tweety Bird being pursued by Sylvester the Cat came to mind. Not exactly something I would want to be reminded of…

When it comes to furniture rehabilitation, I am still in the imagination phase. I love daydreaming about finding some awesome piece of furniture sitting by the side of the road. Sure it may be rusted and dinged up — a lot of TLC and a little spray paint would be all it needed. After all…

When I was a little girl, I always wished I could fly, or at least defy the forces of gravity for a little while. I would hang upside down, and even shimmy across a ledge that went around the back of my neighbor's 2-story house. Stupid? Most definitely. I could've easily killed myself had I…

I am always impressed by mosaic artists.  There is a specific mosaic I can think of that uses tiny images of Bob Marley to create one large, poster-sized portrait of him.  Even as a graphic designer, its hard for me to fathom the skill and foresight it must take to put together tiny pieces of…

As the green culture grows and becomes more desirable, more retailers and manufacturers are adding eco-friendly products to their offerings. However, there are a few companies that stand out from the crowd — some because they started with a green foundation, and others because they offer sustainable products with the same zest and prominence as…