Tag Archives: eco-friendly

Ruffled Black and White Drum Shade

Holiday weekend greetings everyone!  I apologize for the delay in posting this project, last week just slipped through my fingers, time wise.  So, finally, here is the project I previewed last time, a new gorgeous drum shade!  Created from hundreds … Continue reading

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Book Pages Pencil Cups

I am so excited about today’s project, because for the first time in a while, it’s not a light! Don’t get me wrong, I love my lights, and the first idea that always pops into my head with a new … Continue reading

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Soda Can Tab Large Drum Shade

Sunday greetings everyone, things have been a bit crazy around NYC recently, due to the freak snowstorm yesterday!  We may have crazy weather, but we’ve never had snow in October, and enough that it actually started sticking to things!  I’ll … Continue reading

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Project 29 Week 30 – Flower Party Lights

Wednesday greetings everyone!  Today is a very special day, it is Basel’s First Birthday!! In honor of his birthday, I decided to make a fun and festive little project, using one of his favorite materials, cardboard egg cartons.  (Ok ok, … Continue reading

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Project 25 Week 28 – Altoids Tins Message Board

I’ve been continuing my exploration into Altoids Tins, and this is actually the project that first caught my eye many months ago, an adorable magnetic message board featured on Design*Sponge.  I made a few small changes from the tutorial, which … Continue reading

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Project 19 Update – New Lights!

So I know I’ve been a bit MIA this week.  I could pretend I’ve been super busy working on my cabinet, but honestly I’ve spent a lot of time sitting in my favorite chair, staring at my cabinet, feeling daunted. … Continue reading

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Project 19 Week 22 – Book Pages Pendant Lantern

Good morning!  So, as if you couldn’t have guessed, I’m sort of stuck on old books right now.  So when I spotted this post on Pinterest (yes I’m sort of obsessed with that too) I knew I could do something … Continue reading

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Project 16 Week 20 – Newspaper Basket

As soon as I spotted this project on the Nifty Thrifty Things blog I knew I had to try it.  I dreamt of making big baskets for fabric, small baskets for my jewelry, and on and on. And then I … Continue reading

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Project 15 Week 19 – Recycled Plastic Bag Pendant Light

I couldn’t be more excited about this week’s project, a beautiful pendant light made from recycled plastic bags, and the fact that it marks the halfway point in my 30x30x3 journey. For those of you new this week, here’s a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Treat

Here’s a little special treat to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! As you can see, I’ve been getting caught up in my paint chips, and I thought that this pair of bright red and pink pieces would be perfect … Continue reading

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