Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Know what’s expensive? Christmas! Now don’t misunderstand, I am more than accustomed to emptying my wallet for a pair of $1000 sneakers or a ridiculously overpriced backpack, but if I can save money on something, I will. Someone I was very close to used to say, “Austin, you will drive … Read moreMake Your Own $80 wreath for less than $8
Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. One of my most favorite things to do is to repurpose something fun, whimsical, or FREE into a planter. Give me an old bathtub, some used drawers, or in this case a bird cage and in a few weeks it will be dripping with stunning verdigris. I found this … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Bird Cage Planter
Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Friends, you know I am cheap. This video – our first upholstery rehab video – shows you how to rehabilitate a pair of old but well made chairs to make them seamlessly fit into an existing design scheme. The project turned out to be a little more ambitious than originally … Read moreRehabilitated Chairs on a Dime!
Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Does it seem I make a disproportionate amount of sweets? I think it’s my genetic legacy; my Granny never skips dessert. And when we have family gatherings there’s always a “sampler” – multiple choices. It’s a wonder we’re not all obese. But holidays and occasions, like Wednesdays or laundry day, … Read moreThe Gentleman’s Sour Cream Sugar Cookie – Pillowy Perfection for Decorating
https://vimeo.com/196126079 Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Ok, people. It’s a week out from Christmas and we ain’t got a second to waste. I am going to spit this one at you so fast your head will spin. This is part one of a two-parter. The complete idea is a holiday window spray with custom candles … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller Custom Candle