What to do with a cute dish towel?

Export to PDF | Export to DOC{ My universal answer to all decorating questions… } Make a pillow! This pillow started out as an adorable dish towel. I can only take credit for spotting its beauty, and then sewing and stuffing it. Thanks to my lovely assistant, Doris Bickel, Home Color will be open this […]

12 Shopping Days until Christmas… (the countdown begins)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCHOME COLOR’s Gift Idea #12: Festive Pillows! These baby soft hand-made pillows are $20 each. There are still four pillows left, so come in and feel how soft they are. I designed the graphics for each of these pillows, had that printed onto microsuede fabric and then used that to […]

sewing up a storm

Export to PDF | Export to DOCBy now you may be seeing a trend. I am in love with pillows. I spent an entire week this month doing some sewing. And I’m still not done! The new plan to feed my obsession for pillows, is make new COVERS for the pillows I already have. Covers […]

Location #82 + the Meaning behind my Paintings

Export to PDF | Export to DOC142 artists opened up their studios on November 6 & 7, as part of the 2010 Greenville OPEN STUDIOS Tour. All weekend long I heard people say “I wish we had time to see  ALL the studios!” So for those of you who didn’t get a chance to stop by location […]

Greenville Open Studios… bring an old phone book (or friend) and save 10%

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWhat’s behind door #109? New Paintings, New Pillows, and even New Paint Colors on a few of the walls. Saturday, November 6, 2010: 10am-6pm Sunday, November 7, 2010: noon-6pm I’m looking forward to opening up my studio again this year for the 2010 GREENVILLE OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND. I’ve spent […]

turning napkins into throw pillows

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIt was Sunday, July 4th and we had nothing to do but REST that afternoon, as we were still “on vacation” after returning home from our Hilton Head get-away. I tried to take a nap, but all I could do was think about how much I wanted to make […]

I need some decorating advice (please vote!)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCA few weeks ago I spent a couple of hours in the bedding aisle of TJ Maxx, looking to update the look of our guest room. I found a vibrantly colored floral quilt with matching shams and some thrown pillows that I LOVE! But I’m not sure what to […]

Banished to the garage this week!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIt’s rummage-sale week at my house, so I’ve been busy working in the garage. Here’s a few photos of all the unused items I found throughout our house, as I’ve been trying to rid our home of any unnecessary clutter. How can my garage be full of unused items […]