Tablecloth Curtains

After painting our adjoining living room/dining room and entryway two shades of muted blue-green, I went on a hunt for curtains. I wanted to introduce bold patterns and additional colors into the space, while playing up the wall color. I didn’t have much luck (apparently plain and boring is what people buy in curtains these …

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Embroidery Hoop Art

Ta-da! I recently finished a collection of circles over our bed and am quite happy with the results. We needed something over our low platform bed to break up the big, neutral wall and I was looking for earthquake-friendly ideas (Late night shower of glass and metal? No thanks!). I first spotted “swatch portraits” over …

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ASCII Portraits

I’m a web designer by day, working for a fabulous little company based in South Bend, IN. My coworkers moved into a new office this year and the new space meant many freshly-painted, completely bare walls. After a geeky brainstorming session with the staff, we had plenty of fun ideas. First, we stenciled the corresponding …

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