May 1, 2020

The goal:
Create a large 48"x48" block style concrete coffee table, but not weighing 1000lbs of solid concrete, and also not be expensive. I searched around online and watched a handful of tutorials where people made concrete tabletops, and figured I could apply the same method to the top AND sides to create the solid block look. I documented what I did below, and what worked for us.

Enjoy!

Here's an overview of the tools list, first:

2x4's

kreg jig

screws

4'x8' MDF panels

nail gun

wood filler

orbit...

May 31, 2019

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And lastly, I had to include this guy. He's over the $250 mark, coming in at $355. But technically he's a little bigger ringing in at 8x11. And he's just so cool, I couldn't not show it to you. You can shop him here.

March 29, 2019

1. Faux Leather purse - $30 (currently on sale for $17!) -  The size and retro strap are just oh so good.

2. Tee Dress - $44 - The perfect summer staple, as both a casual outfit or a beach coverup. 

3. Modern drinking glass - $20 for a set of 12 - We recently purchased these as our new wine glasses and love them so much. I did an in-person hunt, as many brands are catching onto this trend, and this one has the most substantial high quality glass feeling when you hold it. I found the glas...

March 11, 2019

The rain took a break this weekend and we saw sunshine here in Southern CA, so while I'm daydreaming of the season ahead, I created a list of goodies to get you ready for Spring! And all of them are under $100, enjoy!

 cuffed shorts  /  button shorts  /  overalls  /  stripe tee  /  sayulita tee  /  button top

raffia mules  /  woven flats  /  havana hat

moisturizer  /  eye cream  /  brow pomade  /  brow brush

wastebasket  /  towel  /  r...

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Laura Helmick

 

Ex Interior Designer turned Mom of two boys. Firm believer that your home should just be a reflection of what you love; people often overthink it.   

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