Rope Flower Vases, Second Hand Saturdays DIY Project

One of my favorite things to do is DIY’s with new friends. So as my husband gets ready for an overnight sailing race, I pull out all the old sailing ...

DIY! Give Plain Denim Jeans a Stylish Designer Look Using Fabric Paint and a Vintage Doily as a Stencil

Thank you to my friend (and amazing photographer) Susan Teare, for taking this picture of me in my Do-It-Yourself Designer Jeans. I “upgraded” these second hand denim pants by using a ...

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Rope Flower Vases, Second Hand Saturdays DIY Project

One of my favorite things to do is DIY’s with new friends. So as my husband gets ready for an overnight sailing race, I pull out all the old sailing lines and left-over ropes we have at home for a fun Workshop at Basin Harbor Club.  I think people underestimate the power of doing a […]

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DIY! Give Plain Denim Jeans a Stylish Designer Look Using Fabric Paint and a Vintage Doily as a Stencil

Thank you to my friend (and amazing photographer) Susan Teare, for taking this picture of me in my Do-It-Yourself Designer Jeans. I “upgraded” these second hand denim pants by using a vintage doily and some blue fabric paint. I get so many complements on my fun jeans, I thought I’d share this easy “Second Hand Saturdays” […]

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Designers Summer Spaces, Inspiring Eye Candy

Summer has officially arrived.  The temperature is soaring, the breeze is coming in the windows and I’m thinking about heading down to our beach and dipping my feet in :)  But before I do that — I love to share some amazing interior designer photos with you! These designers are not only incredibly talented but […]

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Vintage Bazaar, Salisbury, Mass

Excited to be a part of the Vintage Bazaar  at Pettengill Farm in Salisbury, Mass., on Saturday, June 21st!  Thank you Devon for the invite :)  Here is what is happening… See you there! Joanne Guest Appearances and Book Signings All proceeds of my books will go to JDRF Ride for the Cure! SATURDAY, June 21, NOON […]

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A BUSY WEEK of SALVAGE FUN!

What a blast I had at the Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck, NY!  Thank you Country Living Magazine and Stella Management for inviting me. HUGE Thank you all who came to my presentation, DIY workshop and book signings! We had fun didn’t we… :)   As for having a booth…I have an even higher respect […]

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TODAY IS THE DAY! Salvage Secrets Releases to the Public

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!   Hope you take a second to watch our really short Book Trailer Video and see the Year in Pictures below. Feel free to share! Books can be found at… Your Local Bookstore Indiebound.org Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Stores and Online W.W. Norton Publishing Rejuvenation Stores (Williams-Sonoma brand) and […]

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