"kali-de-signer"

Noun: the multi-talented artist with skills in photography, craftsmanship, layout construction and graphic design. The combination of these elements create unique visual communication.

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DIY: Dining Room Chair Reupholstry

I was fortunate to be given a dining room table with 6 chairs. The wood had a 70s, maybe 80s, look to it. It had brown wood and brown faux leather chairs. Knew the leather had to go. I was originally ok with leaving the table and chairs the original table, but I found a damask patterned roll of fabric at Hancock Fabric for a really great price, so I bought enough for the head board I was working on and the chairs. Most upholstered chairs have screws on...

A Day in the Country

My dad lived has lived in Pittsburgh for the last 15 years, up until a few months ago. He moved back to his hometown which is only about 1.75 hours away. Being this close has allowed me to spend more time with him. In this time I have help him pick out lighting, flooring, paint colors and combinations, and all the small finishings a renovated home would need. It still looks like a construction site so I haven’t be able to see the beauty in it just let, but...

DIY: Wine Rack with Stemware Storage

I AVOIDED joining Pinterest for months, close to a year, because I didn’t feel like I needed another addiction! I finally caved in when a friend of mine (thanks, Elle Michelle) showed me another DIY project for a coffee table. And that is how I got hooked. I saw a lot of great ideas for repurposing wooden palettes. LOVE THIS IDEA. I would make everything in my house out of palettes if that weren’t tacky. My first stab at transforming old palettes was this lovely wine rack. I couldn’t...

Handcrafted: Disc Cover for Julia Nicole’s Newborn Photos

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Photography: The Graham Family

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Photography: Sydney Ross

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Photography: Wedding Day Details

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Photography: Durant Park Rockers

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Photography: Duke University Chapter Photos

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Graphics: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Historical Timeline

  For nearly ninety years Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. has been bringing “Greater Service, Greater Progress” to communities in the United States, North Korea, Bermuda, Germany, Africa, Bahamas and beyond. Within these years, history books (Behind These Doors, 1974 and The Legacy Continues, 1994) have been written with stories from the organizations founders, minutes from national meetings and chapter activities, but until 2011 the history of the organization was never displayed.   I began working on this 7 month project using publications of the organization’s magazine, the history...

Graphics: Man Up Flyer

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Graphics: My Brother, My Sister Film Poster

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