Monthly Archives: November 2010

Look With New Eyes

So I decided to make my past post ‘Look With New Eyes’ into a series, featuring photographs that I’ve taken where I’ve been surprised by the outcome.  You’ve probably had this happen to you too, when you take photographs you … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade – Cutting Blades

I thought I’d take a moment today to discuss the tools that I use.  Specifically, cutting blades.  In architecture school, there were two camps.  The Olfa blade camp, and the X-Acto blade camp.  While both companies probably made both sorts … Continue reading

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Project 6 Week 6 – Brown Bag Gift Cards

This week I have been super busy getting ready for some holiday sales I’m participating in, so I decided to keep it very simple, and make some gift cards.  The project may have been simple, but I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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Project 5 Week 5 – Large Straw Pendant Light

Welcome to my big 5th week project!  This project is so big it took me two weeks to get it together, constructed and photographed.  I made myself a really large hanging pendant lamp, out of approximately 3,000 white drinking straws! … Continue reading

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Tip Tuesday – Repurposing the Swiffer

I love my Swiffer.  Seriously, it makes house work so easy!  But, I sometimes get tired of buying all those cover pads that I just end up throwing away.  And then I spotted the most brilliant invention at a friend’s … Continue reading

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The Rustic Life

I was planning another Rescued from the Curb post for this week, but Thursday afternoon I threw my neck out, and basically spent the next 36 hours moving as little as possible and consuming copious amounts of Advil. So, I … Continue reading

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Project 4 Week 4 – Plastic Bag Flower Magnets

So, I am in the process of working on an amazing project for next week, the big 5th week of my 30x30x3 project.  But, in the meantime, I have to have a 4th project before I can have my 5th, … Continue reading

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