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: […]


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 […]


Whimseybox in Rue Magazine

by Alicia on October 30, 2012

Yay, I’m so happy this day has arrived. Halloween? No, the new issue of Rue Magazine is out today featuring a Whimseybox DIY (check us out on pages 64-67!) and so is the first video from our shoot at Whimseybox last week. And, they’re the same project! Totally NOT a coincidence Here’s a shot that […]


Rorschach Inspiration

by Alicia on October 25, 2012

I have a super fun Rorschach DIY coming up tomorrow. Until then, enjoy this great inspiration! Clockwise from top left; Wall art, pillow, scarf, iPhone case, pillow, mug, plate, print, nails