Category Archives: simple

“objects are bigger than they appear”

The studio-bunkhouse is still underway … slower process than we’d like – oh well … it will when it does.

Design
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It’s bigger than I imagined.

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The studio and man cave are dried in and now the floors, walls, window coverings and lighting need to be finalized.

The kitchen and bathroom are ready for final design decisions like walls, floors, countertops, cupboards, appliances, lighting, tile, sinks, faucets, shower, window coverings … $$$$$ …. this is the part where you have to dig in to find the very best for less with no regrets. It will be done … under budget or bust.

Kitchen-Bathroom Design

In closing … one thing always holds true with Roberto … go big or go home. This time he designed a multi-use space where a crowd can take a nap or have a hoedown.

Brilliant … hope they bring snacks.

Ballroom Bunkhouse

virtual assistance

Worth the Wait

The e-commerce site is taking shape and even though I haven’t officially launched it yet, it’s published and we’re starting to see visitors from all over the world – we’ve even sold a few things. Thank you, shoppers! 

So excited to re-direct my focus on simple things like adding a new listing everyday, creating a new blog post each week and publishing a monthly newsletter for subscribers.

It’s a good day!

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How To Mosaic Tile in 3 Easy Steps

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Glue pieces of things to other things with the best adhesive.

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Let it dry for 24-36 hours.

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Grout on. Grout off, repeat again and again until it’s shiny and clean. Let dry & seal.

“The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.”  ― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

mosaic tile picture frame with quote
didn’t grout and that’s okay. sold.

P.S. Regarding the vintage mosaic tile images that were used in this post. These images have no known origin and have been in a craft box of mine since birth. :-)Thank you.

Hi Dave. 🙂