Browsing Archive: November, 2012

Dishing It Out

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, In : DIY (Do It Yourself) Projects 

Tis the season for giving and do I have a great personalized gift for you to give! It only takes 2 minutes and costs less than $5!


This is the easiest to make. I call it the "Snow Leopard Winter Mug". 

All you have to do is go out and pick up some really inexpensive white dishes. I decided to try my luck at Cost Plus World Market. They had a great selection of white dishes just begging to be adorned.

I picked up a mug ($2.), a bowl ($10.), and a small serving platter ($3.). Any of these coul...
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Pulp Non-Fiction

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Saturday, November 17, 2012, In : DIY (Do It Yourself) Projects 

I've been a bit swamped with last minute deadlines before the Thanksgiving holiday thus the silence for the last week. When Thanksgiving has passed, I'll have some new projects to share. Here is one that looks easy and I would love to try!

These wonderful "PulpLamps" were created by Enrique Romero, an Industrial Designer in Madrid, Spain.

The only material he uses is the paper paste made from recycled newspapers.

Shred the newspaper into a container,

Add your glue and water,

Stir well

Let sit ...

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Tillandsia Tidbits

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, In : Flowers 

I fell in love last time I visited Costa Rica...with Epiphytes, otherwise known as air plants because they don't need soil to grow. All they need is something to hold onto (don't we all), indirect light, and moisture! They are the easiest plants to care for, indoors and outdoors, whatever the color of your thumb. Not only that, they can look so fabulous!

While at a neighborhood party last week, I was speaking to friend, who low and behold, has the same love of Epiphytes that I do! You just do...
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As an Interior Designer, I am constantly looking for new ways of re-purposing and re-using what people already have as well as finding new resources for affordable furnishings. This is just a place to share great resources, ideas, information about the trades, and ways of doing things yourself to help make your own home fabulous! 

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