Monthly Archives: September 2014

“I totally take requests.” – An Angular Anchor from 2x2s

At my first friend’s shower (the one who got this ampersand) another friend said “Oh awesome, can I have an anchor?” I told her I don’t take requests and she’ll get what she gets.  Then I think she forgot about … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Dining Table

Last Christmas (2013), somehow we offered to host Christmas Morning.  It was just my husband’s family and includes no kids so, easy peasy, “we’ll make you some bacon and eggs if you come over around 10.” Well, I should say … Continue reading

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An Ampersand from 2x4s

I made this wooden ampersand. In 2012, I was coming down off of my wedding high and saw this design on Pinterest. And wanted it. So bad.  Ampersands symbolize the joining of two people. I was newly joined with a … Continue reading

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I Made This! – Picture Ledges

This one is short and sweet! I like framed pictures. I am not good at making gallery walls. I already made one… And I haven’t remade it only because I found it so difficult and tedious and not especially great … Continue reading

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I Made This! – Rustic Weathered Whale

I fancy myself this quintessential New England prepster, living in a house with weathered grey cedar shingles and sporting Vineyard Vines and pearls. But I live in New Jersey and often sport Old Navy. We still live near(ish) the beach … Continue reading

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I Made This! – My Farmhouse Bed

Oh, my bed. It is my favorite thing I have ever made. We built it for my 28th birthday, after I had been coveting it for years. It was also the first big thing we built (after our black parsons … Continue reading

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I Made This! – My Chunky West Elm-ish Mirror

Oh this mirror – this was the very first thing we made.   I love West Elm and I love their leaning mirrors but goodness gracious are they expensive! They don’t even sell the one I like anymore, but a similar … Continue reading

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