Dear Wilde: A Quick Hello

My blogging time this past week was virtually non-existent, mostly because of crazy, eleven-hour work days spent training the latest batch of temps at our company and making family time to spend with Phil and our new kitten, Gatsby! Thankfully this week won’t be nearly so busy, and I’m hoping to feature some great posts & projects over the next few days– you can keep up with them on my blog at

So hello from me (and from Gatsby!)– here’s hoping that this week will be a good one!


Dear Wilde: Turning a Smash Book into an Organizer

Smash Book Organizer

I’ve had my SMASH* book for a while now and to be honest, I haven’t really been sure what to do with it: whenever I try to do a new page, I still get hung up trying to make them perfectly themed and elegant– which kind of defeats the purpose of a SMASH* book! When I came across this pin from Cherry Bits blog about turning a SMASH* book into a calendar/organizer, I was so excited; I thought to myself, “Now there’s something I can do!”

I’ve always been a bit obsessed with having a planner: I write down every detail of my schedule and keep things as neatly organized as I can. I may not quite have the flair for creating a gorgeously jumbled scrapbook page, but when it comes to making lists and keeping things in order, I’m all over it. The best thing about this idea is that it’s pretty much the best of both worlds: turning my scrapbook into a planner makes keeping my day-to-day life organized a fun and creative project. …Read More

Smash Book   Smash Book Pockets   April Calendar

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Dear Wilde: Planning a Palette

Color PaletteEver since going antique shopping  this past weekend, my brain has been spilling over with decorating ideas; my husband and I are finally getting around to renovating and decorating our condo, and the first thing on the list is to choose a color scheme. Lately I’ve been browsing through magazines and photos, trying to pick out colors that would make the most out of our small space.

With some help from Pinterest and color blogs like Design Seeds, I’ve found a few color palettes that I could easily imagine having in our home. …Read More

     clementine color     clementine colors     summer shade

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