It's planting season (finally) in Chicago and last weekend I prepped the decks and geared up for flowers and a few veggies.  So envious of the lovely spacious yards that some of the homes around me have, but at the...

I remember hearing a simple phrase 'art heals' a few years ago and couldn't agree more.  Whether to simply bring down your stress level, turn off your brain for a bit, or work thru something bigger, art heals. Perhaps it's...

"Weekend Survival Kits" can be a super cute way to deliver some necessary goodies to your guests, whether for a destination wedding, a group trip, or even a bachelorette party weekend with the girls. Fill them with just a few...

If you're hoping to get craftier in 2013, I have some suggestions that might mike life easier.  Here are the things at my desk that I cannot live without.  I will refrain from discussing things like label makers and circular...

Wine bottles can be transformed if you remove the label and substitute your own. They make wonderful personalized gifts, or can even act as table numbers.   But first you've got to get the labels off!  Here are two methods to...

At first I thought custom water bottle labels seemed like an awful lot of work, but after seeing them all lined up like little organized party soldiers I'm in! If you are setting up a spread it is a great...