Tin Roof

Craftsman Nick Kenny converted a run-down Victorian corrugated-iron chapel in Faversham, on the Kent coast of England, into a home. Using only recycled and salvaged materials, Nick had to be extremely resourceful – especially in the bathroom, where it was eventually fitted with a reclaimed sink and a shower made from old boiler room parts. One of my favorite things about a project like this is that it can never be re-created as it’s completely unique to its space.


Pakayla Biehn

We’re completely blown away by Pakayla Biehn‘s paintings derived from double exposure photography. The San Francisco-based artist collaborates with several photographers, produces double exposure photographs as inspiration, and then paints the images using oil on canvas in the most realistic, detailed, and ethereal way. Honestly impressive and incredibly beautiful . . .


The Best Of 2011

As another year comes to an end, we can’t help but reminisce about all the wonderful events and happenings of 2011. So join us on a stroll down memory lane as we look back on some of our favorite moments.

First things first: a few things we never got around to doing, like DIYing a glitter encrusted wig in time for New Year’s Eve. But there’s always next year.

Unfortunately, we were never able to cross the Nest Rest off of our wish list  . . .

And I never got around to painting the walls of my bathroom black, even after all of your words of encouragement.


DIY Gold Dipped Glassware

I haven’t stopped thinking about Front‘s gold dipped glassware set ever since it circulated through the blogosphere last holiday season. So after recently spotting a tutorial on how to DIY gold dipped stemware, I was inspired to create my own version of these luxurious golden vessels. And of course, just in time for that New Year’s Eve party I’ll be hosting this year!

You’ll need:

  • non-toxic gold spray paint (I recommend Krylon)
  • champagne flutes or wine glasses
  • painters tape
  • plastic or ziplock bag


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