I don’t know if anything will ever top last years Ron “EFFING” Swanson pumpkin… But here it is, Halloween 2012’s Tom Haverford pumpkin! Clothes. Treat Yo Self! Fragrances. Treat Yo Self! Massages. Treat Yo Self! Mimosas. Treat Yo Self! Fine leather goods. Treat Yo Self! Continue reading Tom Haverford Pumpkin! DJ Roomba TEARIN’ IT UP!
Our chalkboard changes with the seasons… For summer, to celebrate The Deathly Hallows, it was Harry Potter: Then came Breaking Bad‘s Heisenberg (We pronounce it Hei-sen-BER-GER in reference to the horrendous Pink Panther): And for October and the return of Dexter it is now… A very creepy looking Michael C. Hall! Continue reading The Kitchen Board
October really is my favorite month. The leaves are changing, the temperature dips below 90, scary movies are always airing on AMC, and people give out candy! CANDY! What could be better? I’m also a huge fan of pumpkin carving. I like to carve my favorite tv/movie characters into my pumpkins. I have a ton of tools leftover from my printmaking days that make the … Continue reading To Celebrate October…
I tend to lean towards recycling materials as much as possible whenever I take on an art/building project. There is something about working with old wooden doors that I absolutely adore. Everything from the rusted hinges to the chipped paint gives the piece a background that is uniquely its own. This particular door was found at the Fort Worth flea market last month. I paid $15 … Continue reading For the Love of Old: Door Edition
A couple of years ago my parents and I set out to build a garden. We wanted a structure, and because we had access to quite a few antique windows, that seemed to be a perfect jumping off point. We cemented landscaping timbers into the ground, making sure they were level, and then we framed out the rest of the structure with 2×4’s. The old … Continue reading The Garden House
We’ve been redecorating our living room for the last couple of weeks. It all started when Spencer decided to mount the television on the wall and somehow snowballed from there. We found ourselves needing something to hold our gaming console and receiver. In our multiple trips to Ikea (seven total) we couldn’t find anything we liked. We decided we wanted to put in a mantel … Continue reading Fence Picket Mantel
This is a project I recently finished. Its a (somewhat abstract) yellow rose: I created the shadows of the rose using rusted bolts and screws found in my grandfather’s old barn. Yay for recycled art! Continue reading Recycled Yellow Rose