Thursday, December 10, 2015
I recently got to stay at the Beach House Holiday Inn on Hilton Head Island. They are doing a huge 7 million dollar renovation. We had no idea this was going on during our stay. However, I took tons of pics of the decor that was completed because it was done well and it was stuff we could all do.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Amy Howard has such a great library of how to videos now available on Youtube. I had bought some of the liming wax and was not exactly sure how to use it. This video was extremely helpful, I would not have achieved this look on my own. I am going to find a project to do right now. I will post my results!
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
I have sold on Etsy for years now, but have wanted to have my own entity not tied to Etsy or any other larger online store. I have partnered with my business partner Mary and created what we hope will be a unique online shopping destination. It will feature our handmade jewelry that we have done for so many years, but also some of the home decor items we sell in our local booth in Alpharetta Georgia. Sassyandstash.com
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
A friend of mine builds very high end homes. He let us tour one recently and I was totally blown away by the incredible rustic beams throughout the house. "Where did you find those?!" I hammered him. He said they were totally fake and weighed about 14 pounds each for the 13 ft long one! Wow!
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
I love being able to get delicious tomatoes during the summer. I can eat two or more a day easily. I have been favoring this dish for lunch.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
I found this mirror at my local thrift store. It had a lot of nice details I was hoping to accent in my painting.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
I should first tell you I am not affiliated in any way with Amy Howard Paint. I attended Haven conference and Amy ( I feel we are on a first name basis now) gave this incredible presentation and techique class. This is what I painted!
Monday, July 6, 2015
I have been busy making lots of new jewelry. I have to admit the hardest part for me is getting the photos and getting them loaded into the etsy store. That part is not as much fun as playing with my beads,but a necessary part of the business. Hope you like my new stuff. You can find them here. Thanks for stopping by!
Sunday, June 21, 2015
I was organizing some of my old jewelry photos and found these resin projects. I forgot how much fun it is to play with resin. I use Little Windows brand. I find it extremely easy to work with and the results are always great. How about you? Do you love to create with two part epoxy resin?
Friday, May 22, 2015
Just wondering how many of you go to Youtube when you want to learn how to do something? I have been going pretty regularly and have learned tons of things. We first learned how to install our laminate floor in our basement. Now I should say in the end we found someone else to do it, but I was very aware of the proper way things needed to be done and didn't allow any short cuts. We also watched several videos on how to replace our garbage disposal, this was a huge success. I also watch a lot of craft, jewelry how to videos. There really are some talented and generous people out there. Remember before the internet you had to go somewhere and pay to take a class. I think we should still do that, but in a pinch Youtube is awesome. I am asking this because I have had several inquires about me having a Youtube channel. Would you like to see a resin domino video? Or some of the other tutorials I have shown here? I would love to know what you think, please leave me a comment. Thanks! Denise
Saturday, April 4, 2015
here On the HGTV blog. It has a great step by step plan to build your own. I would love to have this hanging on one of the walls on my deck for a "pop up party." What do you think? Who wants one?
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
I have been busy creating soldered pendants. Here are a couple of new pendants that will be added to some new necklaces I have in the studio. Which one do you like best? Leave me your comment please.