Monthly Archives: March 2013

How I Saved A Beaucoup on Wedding Centerpieces!

Did you know the average bride spends 10-15% of their budget on centerpieces? Wow. We spent maybe $200 in total on our centerpieces (26 of them, flowers and all!) and spent the leftover money elsewhere. They were absolutely beautiful. See for … Continue reading

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DIY Tufted Wingback Headboard

It all started when my mom said “I’ll buy you that sewing machine you’ve been wanting if you make me a tufted headboard like yours”. I agreed. I must be crazy because I really got  the short end of the … Continue reading

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I bleed kitchens….seriously.

I have a confession to make… My parents own Beautiful Kitchens & Bath (new website coming soon!), a cabinetry remodeling company in Southern Maryland. My sister is a kitchen designer, and my brother-in-law is the lead installer. Every family member has … Continue reading

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Old School Printmaking

So last weekend my friend Beth and I learned the proper way to letterpress. If you didn’t know already, Travis and I built our own “letterpress” using a bottlejack to provide the pressure. You can read all about it here. … Continue reading

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