DIY Fun

  • MejMej-MealtimeSet-Email

    A Bubble Full of Easter Eggs

    By Cathy on March 22, 2013
    5
    0

    Just in case you are trying to think of a new way to display your Easter eggs this year, how about this? Our family has been making these Ukrainian-Art-Craft-Whatever eggs for years, so they have added up and we can’t bring ourselves to toss a single one. This year, when I started to put them in their display tray, Neville,

    Read more
  • MejMej-MealtimeSet-Email

    DIY Slide Film Lamp Shade

    By Ellen Heck on January 25, 2013
    4
    0

    It’s with great joy that I’m writing you from a new Cathy Heck Studio West (a.k.a. California Studio) closer to Berkeley and dangerously close to the Gourmet Ghetto.  We moved over the holiday!  There are still mobile heaps of miscellanea in a corner of each room, but those large-scale not-entirely-essential projects are slowly being crossed off the list… and here’s

    Read more
  • MejMej-MealtimeSet-Email

    Holiday Fruit Bling: How To Make Grapefruit Jewels

    By Cathy on December 20, 2012
    3
    0

    When grapefruit season rolls around in Texas, it’s time to stock the refrigerator with grapefruit jewels.  These are perfect wedges of sweet Texas grapefruit, with none of the bitter parts.   Here is the secret to our easy jewel-making technique. 1. First cut off the ends of the grapefruit with a serrated knife. 2. Next, cut around the outside of

    Read more
  • MejMej-MealtimeSet-Email

    Painting Up Something Fun for SURTEX

    By Cathy on May 15, 2012
    1
    0

    With our booth full of paint swatches and paint cans, we thought we needed painters’ aprons this year. So here are our booth uniforms ready to go. The great thing about these is that the perfect coordinating shoes will be the comfortable, yet hip, Jack Purcells to finish out the look. Thank you to wonderful Kathy Buck, of the Monogram

    Read more
  • MejMej-MealtimeSet-Email

    Getting Ready for Atlanta, Part 1: Little Pond Springs to Life

    By Cathy on January 10, 2012
    1
    0

    This week, we will be heading to Atlanta for the International Gift Show at AmericasMart. It has been a busy workshop around here. Thankfully, with lots of Hecklettes home from college for the holiday, we had some extra elf-help for 3-D-ifying our designs. When we show work to companies, we like to show a few designs in formats that help

    Read more
css.php