DIY, light

Bring Light

“Better to light a candle than to curse the dark.” ~ Chinese Proverb Bring Light. It’s a form of meditation, to strike a match and watch a flame. Soy candles are simple creations. Collect suitable containers from Thrift: silver sugar bowls, Mason jars, and vintage glass are beautiful choices. Choose your favourite natural, scented oils. […]

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memoir

Hands on is always good. Pinterest is full of cook- less Play Dough recipes. Elevate everything. I added lemon essential oil and sea salt to this batch. You’ll imagine you’re in a lemon grove (beside an ocean) even if you’re not. Enchant ‘The Littles’. NoteToSelf: Always cover your counter space with parchment paper to protect […]

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blogger, DIY, dream lyrics, simple, whimsey

Beneath a peach moon, they set sail. Dream Catchers are simple to craft. Find an embroidery hoop and a doily. Attach the prettiest ribbons you can find. Sweet dreams my Littlest Star Catchers.

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creativity, peonies, wall decoration, whimsey

Urban Walls http://www.uwdecals.com This tiny bathroom needed a face lift. I applied Benjamin Moore: ‘Winter White’ in flat finish. A moody white with a grey undertone, this  soft hue evokes early morning mist rising off the ocean. With barely room to turn, I painted.  In my mind I saw a low-budget, posh finish. I waited […]

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beautiful words, creativity, DIY, quotes, whimsey

Words and Wisdom

Certain words or phrases collect and layer. Inspirational bits of wisdom for those less than confident moments when I forget to fly and instead, trip and  fall. Which is literally what happened. Rushing up the stairs, I caught my foot on the edge of a safety gate and flew. For a brief second in time. Walls shook. The […]

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creativity, DIY, industrial, rustic

Re do

Everyone has a cannon box, correct? Thought so. This DIY was created by a lovely kinfolk who occasionally putters in a garage. When she does~ wow. The salvaged ammo box cost twenty dollars and the metal legs, more. Perhaps “pin” legs would be less expensive? I’m really loving this idea and am on the hunt […]

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