Monthly Archives: September 2010

Nursery Update.

Justin and I finally got the nursery painted last weekend. The hardest part was picking the color. I decided I wanted a light blue — cool and calming. I had no idea how hard it was going to be be to pick a color. Here’s what the room looked like after I had splashed the […]

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Fun with Friends.

My friend Kristie, who lives in Fayetteville and has a booth at the same place I had mine, came to Chicago this week with her family. We met up on Saturday to go to the Andersonville Neighborhood Sale, which Kristie was so excited about after reading my raves on my blog. Sadly, Saturday brought a […]

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Hats Off.

Peeps, I am tired. I can’t help comparing myself to my SIL Michelle, who ran a half-marathon when she was only a few weeks less pregnant than I am. Can I blame it on the twins? Can I? Huh? Work is pretty much kicking my butt and I have so many projects around the house […]

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Shadowboxes.

I’ve been meaning to do this for so long. The nursery might be my impetus to finally start this project. I have so many 3-D pieces of memorabilia from family members that are difficult to display, so this would be perfect for that. Since we live so far away from our families, it’s really important […]

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Sparkly! Blingy!

This is the kind of thing I see myself creating with the myriad of vintage broaches and earrings I have stashed away — from Martha Stewart Living: But, seriously, people. Where would I wear something like that? Plus, there’s the fact that I can’t bring myself to part with any of the vintage rhinestones I’ve […]

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