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…

My Garage with Chandelier Lighting

This blog can practically be read as a tribute to chandeliers, decorating with chandeliers, the decorating of chandeliers, and the reselling and hacking of chandeliers, but one thing regular blog readers might not know about me and my chandelier fixation is that I frequently use chandeliers for utility lighting. I visit thrift stores and Habitat for…

Goodbye to Hawk Hill

As I finalize my transition to living in Seattle, Hawk Hill, the name of my farm and home in Missouri, has been sold. Hawk-Hill.com however, will stay online and I have many projects and tutorials planned for the coming months. Early this fall, as my community gathered to mark the beginning of a new year…

5 Uses for Old or Broken Horse Halters

Even if you’ve checked out my articles on repairing broken horse halters, sometimes a halter is just beyond repair. Whether it’s terminally broken or just too worn to be safely used, below I’ve collected a few great ideas on how to reuse, repurpose, and recycle horse halters. These re-purposing projects are a great excuse to…