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TRAVEL CAPSULE PROJECT - 4 countries, 30 days, 15 wardrobe items

Meg and I have both been living with a mostly capsule wardrobe (defined here if you are new to the idea) for a couple years now but I wanted to try out a more extreme version during our travels abroad this Summer. Enter the Travel Capsule Project - 30 days of travel in which I'll only be wearing 15 different items (socks not included) while our family moves through Italy, Croatia, France and the U.S...

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PROJECT - WHALE CHEESE BOARDS

Similar to our All Aboard Recycled cutting boards are these new whale-inspired cheese boards made out of completely recycled mahogany decking, that has been cut down, oiled and rounded by every member of the family to bring out its true colors which happen to be the perfect contrast to an oak plug eye. Perfect for the beach or the dining room table...

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RECYCLED SWEATER BEANIES

Here's an easy little weekend project - recycled cashmere sweater beanies! Whether you've accidentally shrunk a nice sweater in the wash, or found a sweater at Saver's or Goodwill you feel has a little more life in it, we've got a solution. Make it into a hat...

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REFURB PROJECT: HANS WEGNER-STYLE FOLDING ROPE CHAIR

This is one of our favorite chairs in the house - super comfortable and we refurbished it ourselves. What started out as discarded Hans Wegner-style rope chair (seems like it's probably from Yugoslavia) that we found on the side of the road turned into a great chair...

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WE'RE IN DWELL MAGAZINE!

We're so excited to be included in the September 2015 issue of Dwell magazine!!! We interviewed and shot for the piece a year before it came out so needless to say we were excited to see what they ended up deciding to print...

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HOW TO: FOLD-UP WALL DESK

So we really needed a work space down in the shed to house both a laptop and a large monitor for my design work that could be folded up to protect against the kids' basketball and floor hockey games that happen all winter long....

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HOW TO: ALL ABOARD RECYCLED CUTTING BOARD

We thought we'd post a tutorial on how we make our mahogany cutting/presentation boards. What started as a project to create "teacher gifts" for our kids to give at school became a small line of high-end boards called All A'Board sold at a small number of specialty shops....

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NEST - BOOKTOP BIRDHOUSES

What started as a pre-kids (we now have 3) craft project turned into a mini business called "Nest" that really had us cranking these little houses out for a while. Made from old vintage books and reclaimed wood pulled from dumpsters these bad boys are the epitome....

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RECYCLED FLOORING

The flooring in the shed is recycled wood pulled from an apartment in Boston that was being refurbished. After multiple emails and calls to a local demolition company about the possibility of any wood that they might throwing away we were contacted....

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