DIY Chevron Tabletops

DIY Chevron Tabletops

I don’t know how you feel, but isn’t chevron already outdated (sooo 2012, you might say!). It’s become so popular that it has become irritating to my eyes. Chevron everywhere. Bags, mirrors, tables, chairs, curtains, socks, rugs, shirts, skirts....
Diy Candle Holders from Banisters

Diy Candle Holders from Banisters

For a while I didn’t even know what to do with this weird set of -what are they anyways?- church pews, staircase banisters? I found this set on the curb and shoved it into my car for later use. They looked great with potential but what could I do with them?...
How to Paint Concrete Stairs

How to Paint Concrete Stairs

When getting into a project, I always forget to take the before picture! So, I moved into this old house with lots of add-ons and this weird concrete staircase leading to the basement. I’d say, it is was the ugliest place in the house until I gave it this...
Turning a Dining Table Set into Outdoor Furniture

Turning a Dining Table Set into Outdoor Furniture

Finally I am back to working on projects I love and blogging! In October 2013, I decided to move from Dallas to Portland (because I miss trees……), so I did not really have any projects to work on or anything to blog about. Due to the move, Flavor Designs...
My (Culinary) Life at Sea

My (Culinary) Life at Sea

This was my very first contract at sea aboard one of the ships of Silversea Cruises as a chef. Opening of the Restaurant Le Champagne, Relais & Chateaux, private dining for twenty aboard Silver Whisper in 2003:         In charge of the opening...