Blog Posts - Sketches



How to Build a Catalog Inspired Corner Cabinet

Hey there, I’m Scott, the DIYer behind Saws on Skates and I’m sooo excited to be a new contributor here at Remodelaholic! I’ve always admired all of the unique Remodelaholic projects, so to be part of this amazing, creative team is a hu...
by Remodelaholic on Dec 7, 2016

Sketchbook: My Birkenstock dilemma

Happy 1st of the month to you! My sketch this week for Sunday Sketches is late, sorry. I figure it's still Sunday somewhere in the world so I hope it's okay.Birkenstock sandal in A6 sketchbook sketched freehand with a Platinum carbon f...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jul 31, 2016

I've been sick...

Hi everyone!It's been THREE weeks since my last post and that's because I have been so sick with a very nasty flu. I was pretty much bedridden for a week and a half of that time. The constant deep coughing caused me to strain a muscle&...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jul 24, 2016

DIY Double X Console Table

Hi, it’s Amy from Hertoolbelt back with another build plan: a double X console table.  The console table is inspired by this beautiful Birch Lane Console Table, I love the sleek design and X legs. I changed a few things up from t...
by Remodelaholic on Jul 23, 2016

How to Make a Tall Concrete Planter

We are welcoming another amazing and talented DIYer to our contributor team today! You are going to LOVE Elisha and her awesome projects, so give her a warm Remodelaholic welcome and be sure to go check out all her projects at Pneumatic Addict!  ...
by Remodelaholic on Jul 9, 2016

A sketch and some home decorating

It's been three and a half weeks since my carpal tunnel surgery and I'm pleased with where the healing progress is at despite some recent days of bad pain.  At first, I thought it was getting infected but I think it's more because...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jul 3, 2016

DIY Farmhouse Table with Handmade Details + Building Plan

We are big fans of Chip and Joanna on Fixer Upper and all that farmhouse style, so Turning Tables DIY Week just would not be complete without a DIY farmhouse table! Jillian from I Am a Homemaker built this large beautiful table with just the right ha...
by Remodelaholic on Jul 1, 2016

How to Build a No-Nails Console Table + Layering Milk Paint

Our very first #TurningTablesDIY guest is my sweet friend Janet from Shabbyfufu — she has the most lovely style and gorgeous photos, and today she’s here to show you how she and her smart hubby made a no-nails console table for their beac...
by Remodelaholic on Jun 27, 2016

Coastal Casual Living Room Design Tips

Hi Friends! This is Kristin from Postbox Designs, back again to help you solve another decorating dilemma. How do you furnish a room with no wall space? Everyone loves windows, but when a room is full of them, it can be tricky to arrange the furnitur...
by Remodelaholic on Jun 21, 2016

For Mari on the Occasion of her Graduation

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by Creative in Sea Minor on Jun 20, 2016

Carpal tunnel surgery, a sketch, & a turmeric latte recipe

On Wednesday, June 8th, I had carpal tunnel surgery on my left hand. I had the same surgery on my right hand back in February and it took three months to heal which is the norm according to the surgeon.  It is definitely...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jun 12, 2016

Don’t you Love Koalas?

I wrote a post a few years ago about the kangaroo in Australian art.One thing I learned when I wrote it, was that I hadn’t ever drawn or painted an Australian animal in my whole life.I’d fully taken on the cultural art conditioning that it was cl...
by Creative in Sea Minor on Jun 10, 2016

Sketch supplies and a botched sketch revisited...

I thought I'd share some of my sketch supplies this weekI LOVE my travel palettes! The hardest part is deciding which one to takewhen I do go on a sketch outing.The large palette is one I don't use much at all, even at home,because it is so big and t...
by Serena P. Lewis on May 22, 2016

Sunday Sketches - Buddha and cockatiel

Hi everyone, I haven't had a lot of time for sketching this past fortnight. My eyes have been feeling very strained of late.When I wake up in the mornings, they feel so sore and very dry. It actually hurts to open them.I use eye m...
by Serena P. Lewis on May 15, 2016

More calendar sketches and groomed doggies

The April calendar sketches are now complete but I've yet to take photos of the finished spread. I'll do that tomorrow and upload a finished pic in my next post. I'm pleased with how it turned out. While I've thoroughly enjoyed do...
by Serena P. Lewis on May 1, 2016

Cottage Style Kitchen…Entirely from Home Depot

Hello! This is Kristin from Postbox Designs, back again to share a Mood Board that is as pretty as it is budget friendly! I am a huge fan of Home Depot (you can often find me distracted by all of the eye candy in the tile aisle), and since I’m drea...
by Remodelaholic on Apr 25, 2016

Tattoo Sketches For Men

Half Sleeve Tattoo Designs OutlineRemember that SNL sketch where Kate McKinnon played Bieber, saying things like "This tattoo? It made me say owwy and Kendrick Lamar, who proves that men need not take their shirts off to look hot as hell. Bowie...
by Tattoos Art on Apr 24, 2016

Reader Question: Mid-Century Cape Cod Curb Appeal

Hello there! Dawn here, from DesigningDawn.com. I’ve had fun offering up my suggestions for reader submitted questions (in the form of a Photoshop mockups) the past few months, and I’m back at it this month— this time with another curb appeal q...
by Remodelaholic on Apr 18, 2016

Calendar sketches and another family outing...

Another week is over and I'm pleased to say that I've been managing the calendar sketches daily. I've also discovered that it's not all that easy to sketch something tiny and detailed in such a small space.Each square is 3cm which is j...
by Serena P. Lewis on Apr 17, 2016

DIY Slat Coffee Table

Hi, it’s Amy from Hertoolbelt back with another fun build project for your house.  Speaking of houses, if you missed my last project, you’ll definitely want to check out these super cute House shaped shelves.  I always like to check out...
by Remodelaholic on Apr 16, 2016


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