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Speckled Inspiration

by Alicia on March 25, 2013

Speckled is a word I don’t use nearly enough. I’m kind of tired of Easter stuff (especially crafts) everywhere, but here’s a trend I can get behind. I’m ready to put those socks on and dig into a pint of mint chocolate chip. Mmm. 1st Column: Eggs, mug, dress, wallet 2nd Column: Necklace, bag, glasses, […]


Desktop Makeover

by Alicia on February 6, 2013

What’s your desktop wallpaper? Mine has been this ‘Real Artists Ship’ image for ever and I finally decided to switch it up this weekend to this ‘Action is the foundation of success’ graphic. I found it at The Fox Is Black where there are tons and tons of options for your computer + phone.

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Birch Inspiration

by Alicia on December 31, 2012

Ever since I ran across these straws and turned them into a garland I have been obsessed. Whimseybox’s Alyssa has a really good idea that’s birch-related that we’re working on, and while working on this post I came up with another. So I hope you aren’t sick of birch yet! 1st Column: Birch, purse, furniture 2nd Column: […]


Construction Inspiration

by Alicia on December 3, 2012

Across the street from my house they are building 7 new townhomes. (On a space that was previously just 2 lots!) It’s been kind of amazing to watch how quickly they put them up, but I’m also getting a bit tired of the gigantic trucks rolling down the street and, last Thursday, the constant jackhammering. […]


DIY Rorschach Ink Blot Place Mats

by Alicia on November 20, 2012

Want to really get to know your guests this holiday season? Psychoanalyze them using Rorschach Ink Blot place mats! I had a blast making these a few weeks ago – check out the full DIY on Whimseybox. We used DecoArt Ink Effects (I cannot get enough of this stuff!) to print the design and then […]