Every now and then I get homesick and tend to take it out on my decor. Our dining room is very old school New Orleans. And my great aunt mentioned, “Your living room looks like mine!” At the time she as in the home my great-grandfather built in Galveston. I like surrounding my family with […]
Yesterday Chrisa, Colleen, and I Ubered our way over to the 2015 Chicago Renegade Craft Fair. Jeez what a GORGEOUS day. And so many ways to spend all my money. I came home with a few great finds. Click below to get a pretty decent overview of the day. Links for the various artists are in […]
We went to the Northern Indiana Vintage Trailer Rally to do some filming for “Aluminitis: Our Modern Love of Vintage Trailers” this weekend. SO MUCH EYE CANDY! I love vintage campers. The history, the sentimental journeys, the stories…and the people in the community are so smart, kind, resourceful, and FUNNY! The first night I took […]
If you looooove looking at pictures of adorable vintage trailers, this is the time to follow my Instagram account. I’m heading to an area rally in the morning to participate and do some filming for our documentary, “Aluminitis”. Click the image below to head on over and follow along. And if you have any cute pics of your […]
In a couple of weeks I’m loading up the Avion with Fi & Will and heading to Great Smoky Mountains National Park for a few days. I’ve been once with my oldest daughter, but that was over 10 years ago. We’re all looking forward to another fabulous road trip. Earlier this summer we all drove […]
I’ve always enjoyed fountain pens. I think they’re so romantic. I remember my grandmother having a large antique secretary desk in her living room. Aside from her stationery, it also contained a glass inkwell, ink, and a dip pen. She had the most beautiful handwriting. Fountain pens have come and gone from my life over […]
I’ve moved! This tutorial “DIY: How to make a Midori style Traveler’s Notebook for under $5!” and other fun stuff is now at: http://alanawpiper.com/2015/04/05/diy-how-to-make-a-midori-style-travelers-notebook-for-under-5/
I saw this fabulous diy over on Buzzfeed today and couldn’t wait to give it a try.
The organization obsession continues! Last night I was clicking around and one of the gals in my planner and organization group shared this video on how to make your own folder inserts. Oh my gosh. It’s a craft, a paper craft, and an organizational thing! IT’S ALL THE THINGS!
I’ve moved! This printable “Free printable: Filofax / DayTimer / Planner page for daily tasks” and other fun stuff is now at: http://alanawpiper.com/2015/01/08/free-printable-filofax-daytimer-planner-page-daily-tasks/
A couple of weeks ago my friend Nicole (the fabulous lady in chief at Making It Lovely) and I went shopping. I’ve been really in love with those little wool pom-pom garlands, but while one may not be very expensive, to have enough for a 7 foot tree would really add up. So while we […]
I had such an epiphany the other day. I thought I was being completely brilliant. Why not pack all of the extra cluttery home decor stuff and then use it as your own little shop so you can cycle things in and out of your home to freshen things up? Well I’m such a freaking […]