Right now big, globe pendant lights are really in style. In the stores these can cost upwards of $150 but you can make yourself a trio of these fab lights for less than $50.
Supplies and tools
* 3 bouncy balls, one small, one medium and one large
* Clear drying craft glue, I [...]
I know it’s wrong but I just can’t help myself. I’m breaking one of the commandments (or something like that) but I can spend hours just drooling over pictures of chairs , chandeliers and rugs. The curve of a lamp can just get me going and don’t get me started on textiles…
In no particular [...]
Kitchens have been evolving as an extension of the family room for some years now and the trend is really starting to take off here in Europe. We’re right in there with it, which is why we tore out a supporting wall and made our first floor into one gigantic room. But it makes choosing [...]
Everyone knows the value of a business card. They’re quick and easy to hand out and they make for a much more professional image. I’ve been shopping ideas for my own business cards. But, it’s not so easy to find some that really say “me.” They need to be personal and look great at the [...]
Johnny Egg is the King of Flock, flocked furniture, that is. Now you may think flocking is old hat, but I guarantee you, that you’ve never seen anything like Johnny’s fabulous creations. He flocks everything from baroque looking clocks to phones, to lamps, chandeliers and tables. They’re bold and they’re fun to touch. In [...]
If you’re looking to put a little sizzle in your house but find when you look it your wallet it blows you a raspberry, then I’ve got your solution: Wall Murals – of course, don’t take me too literally here. You can put them anywhere you want, from your floor to your ceiling. They’re cheap, [...]
I just got back from a three day trip to Chicago. So, right now I’m trying to get back into Munich’s time zone. As you read, I’m probably snuggled under piles of down and cursing the damn birds for waking up so early. Thank God for pre-scheduling.
I’ll get right to the point.
If you follow this blog then you know I am basing my entire color palette for our new house on some shell tiles.
What you don’t know is what I went through to get them. I absolutely fell in love with their texture, shimmer and natural glam, and so had to [...]
Right now our house is just a bare bones structure and April 1, no joke, is Moving Day. As scary as that sounds, I’m actually not all that worried. I think the major stuff will be done. It will be livable as long as you define livable as “living in a construction zone”.
The biggest [...]
It goes with out saying that CAD is the rendering tool of choice and it certainly gets the job done but the problem is it has no heart and soul. Hand rendering is a lost art that needs to be brought back. When well done, it has the ability to appeal to a client’s very [...]
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