Chicago

t-shirt shag rug tutorial

  Here it is, finally! My shag rug is complete. I love how it feels under my feet, and if it starts to look a little flat, I pick it up, shake it, and it fluffs right back up!  It took some time but I finished it and I’m glad I decided to make one. You can too, especially if… Read more →

Sean O’Connor Photography and The EYE!

 Photo by Sean O’Connor Yup, I love photographers! This is the month of great photographers. I recently was lucky enough to work with the very talented Sean O’Connor, who you can find at www.seanoconnorphotography.com. I particularly love his work with motion photography. Too bad I can’t show you here, but that means you will have to go to his website… Read more →

Spring has Sprung in Chicago!

  I’m obsessed with making these mini banners lately. My favorite- a litte banner that says “spring” in cute, bubble letters. I want to put it up in my kitchen, which could use a little bit of brightening, but this banner will be sent to my friend Lauren K. at the Catalpa Gift Shop at the Banfill-Locke Center for the… Read more →

So, the holiday season has begun. Thanksgiving was spent with my fiance at the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago, where I tap danced down State St. with 200 dance students after it had rained all morning. Then, we made gluten-free vegan chili and shrimp with pineapple, washed down with TGIF Mudslides and coconut-flavored rum. What a Thanksgiving dinner! I must… Read more →