May 3, 2012 § Leave a comment
One of my favorite finds in college. For some reason a friend and I were walking a rural road and saw a ramshackle shed. Which we explored to find all kinds of junk including a rusted lawnmower. I took this bit of it, a little lidded box with holes. I put a metal sheet in the bottom and sanded the rust off. And used a finishing spray. I’ve been using it for a jewelry box ever since.
April 17, 2012 § Leave a comment
This wasn’t thrifted. It was my only purchase during a remarkably calm trip with the kids to the antique store. Kids and antique stores don’t mix. but with Starburst and a mini Boggle game and Angry birds we can power through!
It’s a wallpaper print block, or a sari stamp. I just love the paisley and can’t wait to messily print some stationery! Such an item makes beauty and is beautiful itself. It has a big handle on the back and the wood is all black and smooth and lovely. And I’ve been looking at such stamps online, but this one is more reasonable than I could find there.
April 4, 2012 § 3 Comments
March 22, 2012 § Leave a comment
I loved this at first sight. Happy and foody and a little bit chippy. The scallops are perfect. It will be great hung on a wall and I’ve added it to my etsy shop.
March 3, 2012 § Leave a comment