Dec 16, 2014

I’m Dreaming of a Neon Pink Christmas


When I was a teenager I wanted to paint my room black.  My mother compromised and went for dark forest green.  On the Christmas of my 17th (ish) year my parent’s house was on a Christmas home tour….

Dec 12, 2014

5 Non-Traditional Ornament DIY Ideas for Untraditional Trees


As someone with her own private tinsel tree forest, I tend to have a hard time finding Christmas ornaments that not only curl my kitsch-loving toes, but also match my colorful trees. Traditional ornaments just won’t work on…

Dec 12, 2014

Glitterville’s Handmade Christmas – Possibly the Cutest Christmas Craft Book of All Time

glitterville cover

I heart Stephen Brown and Glitterville. Just when I thought I could not love holiday crafts more than I did, this guy comes along and makes me fall in love with Christmas all over…

Dec 10, 2014

Weight is the Only Obstacle When Decorating Your Christmas Tree


  When decorating a Christmas tree the only thing you should be limited by is weight, and even that can be overcome sometimes.  I never let size stop me when I was a jewelry designer why would I…

Dec 08, 2014

Feliz Navidad! How to Make a Piñata Ornament


I love pinatas.  What is not to love?  They are colorful and full of candy.  I’ve appliquéd pinatas onto shirts for my kids, made piñata figurines (complete with wee blindfolded doll) and today I’m going…

Dec 07, 2014

Apartment Therapy – Modern Home and Vintage Holiday Decor


  You all know I love me the Kitschmas, I mean Christmas.  I love trees in shades that God never intended, ornaments made from sequins and plastic and tinsel that sparkles like the top of the Chrysler Building….

Dec 05, 2014

Win Your Own White Christmas Tree


What is the first thing I did when I got my hands on a white tree?  Added color of course.  Not just color I added faux cactus, pinatas, tinsel and even a vintage souvenir skirt as my tree…