The Joinery

by Alicia on March 19, 2013

Along with any move comes the desire to decorate. We only plan to be in this house for the next 18 months, so it’s not a good time to go crazy, but still I can’t help myself. I’ll take one of everything at Joinery, like this large woven rug (just $160, but out of stock) […]


Zip Tie Inspiration

by Alicia on February 25, 2013

Dude, people are doing some pretty amazing things with zip ties. This is exactly the kind of stuff that inspires me, and there’s a fresh pack of neon zip ties with my name on it. Look out… Unrelated: – OMG WE ARE MOVING IN 14 DAYS! – I <3 Mark Cuban. – Pinata cake! Spotted […]


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 […]


DIY Gold Caviar Coasters

by Alicia on November 9, 2012

We just shared this DIY Gold Caviar Coaster project on the Whimseybox blog. I love how it turned out! In fact, I’m thinking of painting everything gold for the holidays Go check it out!


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 […]