Dear Thanksgiving, We promise that we have not forgotten you! We are as guilty as others (but not as much as some) of going straight into Christmas decorating mode immediately after Halloween. In reality, you are one of our most favorite holidays. You give us a day (and an extended weekend) to be with family,… Read More Thanksgiving
Halloween is upon us! Personally, I love the fun celebrations of this day. Dress up, wigs, costumes and candy – so much fun! Equally fun is decorating for the holiday. This year, I’m attempting to keep it simple at our house. I sewed up a few of the fun pennant banners in Halloween prints and… Read More Halloween is upon us!
Don’t you just adore the retro pennant banners that have been so popular lately? There are dozens of tutorials on how to make them yourself and even more options to buy them if you are not the DIY type, or simply don’t have the time. Since we are all about DIY, we are offering our… Read More Pennant Banners
A few weeks ago in our post on Color, some of you asked if we had any go-to web sites or resources for color combinations. I have a few to share with you and some other tips/tricks that I use to put colors together. My love and study of color dates way, way back to… Read More Color Inspiration and Resources
The story in this picture is sweet. Early on a Saturday morning, I was sitting on the beach, enjoying coffee and a good book and of course I had my camera close by. A surfer rides up on this very bike. Clad in a full wetsuit with a board under his arm, he parked the… Read More What’s your story?
I was feeling inspired by color this morning… Always am – Right? (Just take a look back at Lessons #1, #2, #3, #4 or #5!) I think the colors of Independence Day inspired me to think bright and electric colors. Does color really get any better than bright fireworks shooting into the black sky? Our… Read More Color Lesson #6