A gazillion pretty SNOW pictures! With some junk. :)

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We are having some major winter weather in our region, and it. is. AMAZING. I love a good snow storm. There’s also speculation that school may be closed on Tuesday. So here are a few snow pictures from today, since snow days mean we head outdoors! Except for the cat. 🙂 Caption this. 🙂 Can’t […]

Why SNOW is my 2012 word

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The Lettered Cottage is having a word of the year link party. Have you heard about this latest trend? You pick a word that will help guide you the rest of the year. And my word is SNOW. I love snow. We don’t get it often in our wet coast region, so when it snows, […]

Make funky photo edits in Picasa’s upgrade

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Pin It There’s a party at this coffee bar today!  Have you seen what Picasa’s 3.9 upgrade can do? This is a perfectly acceptable shot of my beloved lattes. And this shot offers you Wild Times at the Coffee Bar.  Nice! Sugar? Hmm… I’ll take grit! Lovely designer touch to that windowsill. (not likely) Now […]

How to make a concrete textured wall – part 1

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Just your average prep transpired for ‘the boy’s room’. The big purge landed everything in the living room. Oh joy… Something you should know about my son is he’s all about go go go. When inspiration hits, you have to really motor to keep up!  Being that I couldn’t ‘keep up’ at this very moment, I […]

HOW to find IT. (your passion)

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Does this sound familiar to you? Let me tell you a story. Back a few short years ago, I moved into a wreck of a house that was a head to toe mess. I thought I could fix it but I was oh so very wrong. I was getting buried alive with home repairs and […]

A boy’s big bedroom plans – we’ve started!

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 I finally enticed my son to jump in, and get a cool room as a result, while learning a few new DIY skills he’s never done before! Mom is very proud. 🙂  Let me take you through a little trip down memory lane on this one. “the playroom” Once upon a time, this lucky boy […]

Sat Nite Special link party 115 – featuring the best of 2011

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #115, the multi themed link party!  * Home Decor  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific. This weekend’s theme – your 1 best project for each category Home Decor I’d have to say the pallet sofa would rank […]