Today we have a very special tutorial by a special guest–this never happens! This tutorial was written by my amazingly talented sister, Andrea, who is a product stylist and commercial photographer living abroad in sunny Monterrey, Mexico for the past 10 years. She taught Digital Photography and Advanced Photoshop for five years at a private school before […]

Some of you may remember (but I bet most of you won’t, because who would want to!) this is what our great room looked like when we moved in almost a year and a half ago.   I am pulling this picture out of the archives because it was during this walk through that we […]


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