DIY Cement Dye

How to DIY your Own Cement Dye

DIY dying cement is a tough job. Cement is often a dark media (my favorite crafting variety, Rockite, however, is already light, making dying easier) and the chemical processes and heating that take place during the curing process seem to destroy most pigments. In my initial attempts, I used a professional grade high pigment fluid…

How to thrive in Florence Italy as a single solo traveler

Solo Travel in Florence, Italy

Solo Travel never really appealed to me until recently. As I settle into myself in my 30’s, solo travel sounds more and more like an adventure with someone I enjoy rather than a stretch of loneliness.   Florence’s open markets were one of the unexpected delights of Florence:   I booked a truffle hunting tour…

Art & DIY

With my home and business as my canvas and a shoestring budget my medium, I demonstrate how to create high impact projects, solutions, and mini-remodels in your home or business as well as unique and playful artistic creations. The bravery required to create art and the gutsy determination to try DIY are birds of a…