Make a Pajaki Chandelier with us at Gather Goods in our DIY workshop and tutorial on Monday May 2nd at 6:30pm. What is a Pajaki you say? It is a traditional Polish craft consisting of tissue pom poms, colorful bits of paper and straws that you hang as a mobile from a ceiling. We’ll provide . . .
I'm really excited about this upcoming class at Gather on Saturday. It finally feels like Spring here in North Carolina and I am definitely in gardening mode. In the class on Saturday you will make and take home this DIY Succulent Wreath full of over 30 different succulents. Not only do these plants . . .
Now that the weather is finally starting to feel like fall I have all sorts of nesting projects on my mind. I'm dreaming up craft and cooking projects that will usher in the change of season and more of a hibernation mentality to my days. I really enjoy the catharsis of stepping away from the . . .
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I'm working on some new necklaces made from my fabric scraps. You know in my, uh, spare time. . . .
I'm still reeling from the partnership we have with West Elm in which they are donating furniture to Kindred. They are also opening up a brand new West Elm store in Durham at Southpoint and I was asked to create the window display for the opening. What a great opportunity! Since I already . . .
I'll be selling my wares along with nine other North Carolina designers at the West Elm in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday. If you are in the area, I hope you'll stop by. RSVP Here. . . .
I’m taking a little break from the usual Monday recipe post to highlight my brand new website redesign that launched on Friday. I am so excited about it and it has been a long time coming. The site now showcases all of my work, including my styling, photography and illustration portfolios, my shop . . .
A few beautiful ways to bring the outside in. ** Image Credits: 1. Cecelia Fox, 2. Daily Tonic 3. Deco & Style . . .
If you are anything like me then you have a lot of plastic bags from the grocery store stashed somewhere. We all know by now that plastic bags just accumulate in the landfill and don't break down for many, many years. I created these simple flowers out of bags that I had sitting in the . . .
I have a new card in my etsy shop, just in time for Valentine's Day. Buy it here. ** Image Credits: Michelle Smith . . .
I'm of the belief that one can never have enough coin purses. I have a dozen and I love them all. I use them to divide up the myriad of things in my purse: my pens and watercolors, my cell phone & sunglasses and on and on. This sweet leather coin purse is an awesome handmade gift idea that I'd . . .