Month: October 2012

Weekend DIY: Painted Door Jam

Shelterrific October 22, 2012 I’m crazy about this easy DIY from Zandi at Radical Possibility! In order to add some color to a neutral room, she painted the door jam a fantastic, poppy-bright pink. According to her step-by-step tutorial, the whole thing took some tape, a little paint, and about ten minutes. For color- and commitment-phobes, this is a great […]

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30 Days of Halloween: DIY Mummified Fairy Specimen

Shelterrific October 12, 2012 I’ll admit it: I get a little excited whenever new evidence of a long lost species is uncovered. The practical part of my brain says there’s nothing new under the sun and all those fantastical baddies and mythical creatures are pure fiction. . . but that doesn’t stop the rest of my brain […]

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Post Off: What's your Favorite Food Writing Book?

Shelterrific October 11, 2012 I just finished Anthony Bourdain’s A Cook’s Tour in which he travels the world in search of the perfect meal. I loved it. While Chef Tony can be sort of abrasively arrogant on “No Reservations,” in his writing, his passion is infectious and his arrogance dulled to a swaggering, appealing bad boy disposition. […]

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30 Days of Halloween: Free Spooky Printables

Shelterrific October 5, 2012 Is there anything spookier than a condemned, empty house? It’s where all sort of creepy crawlies can hide and spin their webs in the shadows. You never can tell just what is hiding in the dark- maybe a shambling zombie or a portal to an unspeakable, Cthulhu-friendly dimension (don’t you just […]

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