Birch Tree Log Table

I like this project from Design Dish quite a bit. They saw a $2,000 side table made from birch logs and reproduced the same thing for $85 in material. It …

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Spicing Up Toile

Awhile back, I made a black and white bedspread for my guest room. Since the bedspread is black and white and the walls of the room are yellow, I looked …

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Making Bath Bombs

I love bath bombs, particularly the ones by Lush. I especially like when they release things in the water, like soap flower petals or glitter. Bath bombs can be expensive, …

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Raising Chickens

(All images on this post are courtesy of Sunset Magazine) Ok I admit it. I want to own chickens. I don’t know how to explain it, but somehow the world …

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Make Your Own Roman Shades

I am sometimes flabbergasted by the price of window coverings. Take Roman shades–drapes of fabrics sown onto a second fabric panel cost anywhere from $60-$300 per window. Sure, Roman shades …

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