Sunday, August 21, 2011

goings on

things are happening at the stone house. i have started working monday - thursday, so operation finish is now a weekend undertaking. but a weekend undertaking that is going places!

painting, sewing and upholstering are in the works

and progress on the deck and landscape are happening (when the temperature dips below code-heat-stroke levels)

completed project postings coming soon...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

goin' to the chapel

team stone spent this past weekend in glorious sewanee, tennessee, taking part in the wedding festivities of one of my dear college friends. one of my bridesmaidily duties was to create a logo and save the date for the bride and groom. using one of their engagement photos as inspiration, here's what i came up with:

i also extracted the silhouette for them to use on their invitations and reception cups:

nothing like a long weekend of friends, food and fun in celebration of the union of some really wonderful people!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

let there be light... paint on my dining room chandelier. i am awesome at naming blog posts. also awesome at doing projects and waiting eleventy years to post them. like when i took the plain, dark chandy that came in our dining room - similar to this:

- and lightened it up with milk paint, antiquing glaze, and new shades, thusly:

the homeless colony of glasses, bottles and candlesticks on the bar has been streamlined in the ensuing eleventy years. thank you, operation finish! also in the dining room are these items and curtains i made out of this:

fyi. it's coming along slowly. but in an awesome way that i am digging. so, you know, worth the wait.
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