Author Archive | carmody

DIY Halloween Ideas

Hi Friends! I love everything about Halloween… candy, costumes and fun decorations. I have put together some of my favorite DIY crafts and costumes that I have created over the years. Hey you, pull that salsa  jar out of the recycling and create and spider vase. From Paper Dolls to Frida Kahlo…  I will dress up […]

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Oyster Shell Napkin Rings & Home Depot Gift Card

Hello Friends! Welcome to  the August segment of  the Home Depot Gift Challenge.  If you’re new around here, the *HDGC is a monthly challenge that a group of creative bloggers  take on. Here are my projects so far…  copper tee handle, industrial pipe  2 x4 shelf, concrete feather sculptures, Rope Handbag. Each month a specific […]

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Shark Tooth Necklace

Hi Friends,  Living in Charleston and spending so much time beach has been a lot of fun, but is also inspiring.  One day at the beach I struck gold and found a great white shark tooth.  This is what I did with it. I had to make something special with this giant tooth and a […]

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More Chic than Shabby – Interior Design

More Chic than Shabby Interior design tips to create the perfect eclectic and stylish room. When it comes to home décor I love vintage, second-hand and well-loved pieces. I try to avoid using a ton of bleached-out  and pastel colors when incorporating shabby chic elements in a room.  I love combining soft textures and clean […]

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DIY Patriotic Pinwheel Sunglasses by Paper & Fox

10 Easy Ways to Celebrate July 4th

Hi Friends! I am really excited to celebrate July 4th in Charleston this year.  South Carolina goes all out with real deal fireworks and neighborhood bike parades.  If  you want to decorate, play, prepare treats or just party, then I have you covered. 10 Easy Ways to Celebrate July 4th 1. Printable July 4th Sparkler […]

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Learning through the art of a 7-year-old

Hi Friends, This past week I have been trying to wrap my brain around what happened in Charleston and all the grief that the victim’s families must feel.  In my short time living here, I have truly fallen in love with Charleston, South Carolina.  There is something special about this city and the people who […]

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