I just finished watching the movie ‘Burnt’, basically about the maturing process of a chef, played by Bradley Cooper. I was entertained, liked the style, and the beauty of the dishes they prepared, and, well Bradley Cooper, but mostly it made me reflect on my job, and what we do at Bello Modo. I know,… Continue reading Thoughts on our purpose…
Vintaj Natural Brass is one of my most favorite components to work with. They are the original, and still the best patina brass components on the market in terms of quality and patina. They just came out with a new introduction of some cool components, including 1″ Paddle Headpins, very cool! I sat and played… Continue reading Focus on Vintaj Natural Brass
Paracord first got its big break after World War II when it became available to civilians as military surplus. Its light weight and mega strength proved it to be a great utilitarian multi-use cord, great for tying up equipment to trucks, acting as emergency tourniquet fabric, and showcasing as an impromptu (but maybe not so… Continue reading Simple Parachord Teardrop Earrings
This cuff is a great piece of jewelry for anyone with a more laid back style. It’s reminiscent of steampunk without being too overdone and adds a rustic touch to any look. This bracelet’s strong suit is definitely its versatility. It can be dressed up or down, and pairs well with a little black dress,… Continue reading Lolita Cameo Cuff | DIY Tutorial
With all of your spring cleaning, it can be nice to include some fun projects to mix things up and liven up your home. And what’s a better way to add a little life to a space than with some flowers? This flower lamp adds a feminine touch to any room, and is a great… Continue reading Flower Lamp | DIY Tutorial
Hooray! The website shopping cart upgrade we have been working on for the last year plus has finally been applied. We are so happy and relieved to be on this side of this, and are tulips-HaleyWailandOlson-working towards making bigger improvements to the way the site works now that we have gotten over this hurdles.
Checkout has been reset with the radio buttons for payment methods to the left of the type of payment. Please be sure to select one by clicking in it to indicate which type of payment method you are selecting. This is by far the most common problem people have with checkout so please be sure to actually click in one of the round buttons THEN add credit card info or go on to Paypal. If you don’t then it will just ci
So there’s the “After” glamor shot—let’s take a look at the Before! I found this little copper tea tin at a thrift store and loved the look of it, even though it was pretty worn out and missing a handle. Sad little tea tin. It rattled around in the trunk of my car for a few months… Continue reading Replacement Knob for a Tea Tin | DIY Tutorial