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Monogrammed Flower Pots – and other Plant Pot Hacks

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015






Flower Pot/Plant Pot Make Over Mother’s day is fast approaching (May 10th, 2015) and instead of heading to the mall to purchase gifts for all my mommy friends, I opted to create handcrafted gifts.  And since I am obsessed with all thing garden, I decided to personalize a few inexpensive clay plant pots. You can […]






DIY Outdoor Monogrammed Drop Cloth Pillow Project

Thursday, April 5th, 2012






I am in the process of doing a mini make over on my back patio. I am planning to spending a lot more time out there doing hand embroidery – I have a few unfinished projects that I would like to complete.  I wanted to add some pillows to my patio chairs  – the plan […]






Keep Calm and Carry on

Thursday, March 8th, 2012






The story behind the Keep calm and Carry on Poster.






How to make Halloween Bats from Inner tubes.

Thursday, October 27th, 2011






An up-cycled project Have you ever had the feeling that someone or something was staring at you? True story, I was asleep in my dorm one Saturday night and I had an eerie feeling that I was being stared at. I slowly opened my eyes, and and a bat was hanging upside down from the […]






How to make a Pencil

Sunday, August 21st, 2011






My son and I love the show “How It’s Made”. I took a particular interest in the episode that featured how to make a lead pencil since all my designs starts with a sketch  – I use a STAEDTLER Mars pencil. I have been using their products for more than 20 years. Enjoy xoxo Al