I personally love the #shelfie concept much more than the #selfie trend, so to support the movement, I’m sharing this DIY mini hexagon marble wall clock for more photogenic shelfies across the world. I know, I know, you can thank me later. In the meantime. let me just apologize to you for the incessant use of marble tiles in every other DIY lately. I have a slight addiction.
But seriously, they really do look good on just about everything: Shelves, desks, countertops, and even the dinner table. They’re basically your new best decor friend…
photos by Jared Smith
Well folks, the time has come! We’re finally kicking off the 2015 events in the new studio and I’m super excited to be teaching our first home decor DIY workshop with my lovely friend Brittni Mehlhoff on March 28th!
We’ll be teaching you how to make five different home decor projects with some of our favorite brands like West Elm, Color Cord, and Decor Art to take home, plus we have a killer goodie bag with even more home decor pretties to help you freshen up for Spring! As always, there will be plenty of photo-ops, sweets, and even lunch will be on us (we had to make a day of it, you know!). You can buy your ticket right here!
While you grab a friend for that, Jared and I are currently headed to Florida to visit my family for a bit and I’m super relieved to have absolutely no plans for a week. I have lots planned for you around here though, don’t worry! Be sure to follow along on Instagram for daily happenings behind the scenes!
I really wasn’t messing around when I told you I was currently obsessed with all things mid century. If someone doesn’t stop intervene soon, I might start making pet furniture with tapered wooden legs and watching the Brady Bunch before bed every night, while sipping tea our of a starburst cup or something. At least if I get that desperate I’ll have this DIY mid century end table to house my remote and iPhone (for incessant photo taking that will obviously commence, of course). Who makes a cat bed with tapered legs and then fails to pimp it all over the internet with iPhone photos? Not me!
Speaking of which (about the mid century vibes, not the cats), we just spent the weekend in Austin for a friend’s wedding and visited some of the cutest places. I tell ya, that city knows how to design to draw crowds. I’ve never been so willing to wait 45 minutes for brunch in my life, partly from the smell of french toast, but mostly because I was running around like a moth to a flame trying to perform a serious iPhone-ography photo shoot in the middle of this place. Anyways, more on that later this week because for now, we DIY!…
You know me, I’m all about a good budget friendly home decor project, and these DIY gilded marble hexagon serving boards are seriously budget friendly compared to their name brand cousins. I found these gems and couldn’t decide what to do with them because I wanted to just make marble hexagon everything, but for now I’m settling with simple serve-ware to help you prep for your upcoming dinner parties and Spring soirees. You are going to have those soon, right? Someone please invite me, I’m super over dusk at 5pm!
Now back on track, these literally take all of five seconds to make, and you can skip the gilded edges and just them unaltered marble, or go bold with pops of color. Totally up to you, but either way, the tiles themselves cost less than $4, so you’ll be winning regardless! I think they’re so cute as dessert plates, but they’d double as great place cards for guests to keep as party favors, too!