House number tiles

Happy New Year, everyone! This is a project I finished more than two years ago. I finally got around to blogging about it. I hope you like it. A CN reader, Josie, emailed me quite a while ago asking for uses for leftover tiles. Subway tile nameplates […]

2020-09-22T20:32:22+00:00January 21, 2013|

Wine cork bath mat

I am evidently on a hot-glue kick lately. This bath mat requires just three materials: shelf liner, hot glue, and 175 wine corks. How did I gather 175 wine corks, you ask? Working at Sunset magazine had its perks. With all the wine tastings in that office, […]

2020-10-06T08:30:46+00:00March 24, 2010|

Paint a Van Gogh on a wine bottle

I am not an artist, so please excuse my painting skills. During my undergrad, one of my color class assignments was to copy an impressionistic painting on a wine bottle. It was the perfect assignment for a novice painter such as me. On a wine bottle, you can’t see the entire […]

2020-09-05T08:54:39+00:00April 9, 2009|

Mod tissue box cover

I’m fed up with ugly tissue boxes. Even the semi-cool ones never match my decor. I used to buy the white tissue boxes from Target, but they discontinued them. So I took matters into my own hands. I found this wooden tissue box cover at a thrift store for a couple […]

2020-10-07T05:00:48+00:00January 28, 2009|
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