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DIY: Glass Cloche Lamp

DIY: Glass Cloche Lamp

I was inspired by this item I saw on Fab.com‘s “Vintage Monday ” e-mail to create a virtually identical piece: Made by Adam Gatchel of Southern Lights Electric Co., this light was exactly what I was looking for as a nightstand lamp to bring some rustic vintage flavor into my bedroom. Naturally, I thought I … Continue reading

GO: DIY Saturdays @ CB2

GO: DIY Saturdays @ CB2

As an avid DIY-er, I was ecstatic to learn about DIY Saturdays at CB2. I’ve oft gone the trial-and-error route by reading about projects online, but being able to work step-by-step with someone is definitely a preferable route. It looks like the theme is on indoor gardens, which is perfect. I bought a bunch of … Continue reading

Places: The Melrose Trading Post

Places: The Melrose Trading Post

Nothing makes a lazy Sunday more complete than a stroll through the Melrose Trading Post. “Described as a cool, eclectic gem of a place to find treasures and rare goodies, the Melrose Trading Post is a great Sunday destination.  You can expect to find something to make you say “wow” every single time you visit. … Continue reading

DIY: Moose Head Taxidermy

DIY: Moose Head Taxidermy

I’ve been seeing a lot of taxidermy and antlers popping up in modern interiors. I love the way it contrasts with the sleek lines of a minimalist room as well as the rustic and natural feel it brings to a classically designed one. Finding a pair of my own has been a goal of mine whenever I hit up one of the local flea markets in LA. However, the ones I’ve found have either been too small to suit my tastes or too expensive for me to swallow. Continue reading

DIY: Reclaimed Wood Table

DIY: Reclaimed Wood Table

Early last year, Apartment Therapy had a great post about the “DIY Gods of Spanish Harlem”, a couple of guys who made an incredible reclaimed wood table. When AT posted an article on building your own reclaimed wood table this past summer, I took that as a sign and set out to make my own. Continue reading