The Cavender Diary

By Jamie Bolton | www.thecavenderdiary.com

Dumpster Diving Again?

I know y’all are expecting some big master bathroom reveal. And it’s coming. I promise. We are sooo close to done; fixtures have all been installed, …

2 ‘Murikans Abroad

Remember a few weeks ago I told y’all that Jamie and I had been together for 10 years? I did, scroll back a little. Well, we thought we’d do …

London

Need a little help with your #Spring redecorating? @USAToday Home magazine has a few books to help you out. #DIYIndustrialPipeFurniture #home

Bacon/Brown Sugar Old Fashioned

Did y’all know that you can infuse bourbon?Well, ya can. And it’s so simple.Let’s start with <b>bacon</b> infused bourbon. (Already glad ya stopped by today, …

Recipes

Choosing the Floor Tile

Do any of y’all even remember our master bathroom remodel?Just about 2 years ago….that’s right, <b>TWO FRIGGIN’ YEARS AGO</b>….we started our biggest DIY to …

Bathrooms

Omurice Jamjam

So, last summer I got an email from a super nice guy on the other side of the globe in Seoul, South Korea.Cho Kyungkyu. This is him.I get a lot of …

South Korea

Handled With Care?

Y’all are probably not familiar with D Magazine,Not many people are. Unless you live within a 2.5 mile radius of downtown Dallas and are in need of a …

Christmas

HAPPY HALLOWEEN 2016

Vintage Blow Mold Ghost

Found this guy recently at a junk shop and knew immediately that he needed to come home with me.He’s kinda the perfect <i>Halloween-y</i> compliment to the …

Crafting

Cinnamon Sugar Bats

Here’s a pretty quick, and <i>pretty charming</i>, treat.Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Bats.Alls ya need is a handful of tortillas, melted butter and 1/4 cup of …

Recipes

Our Texas Star

What’s a state fair without a ferris wheel?When Jamie found this photograph of the Texas Star Ferris Wheel at sunset…one of our favorite Dallas icons …

State Fair

Buy the Picture Already

If I have any advice on enjoying life, it’s this simple little bit of wisdom..Buy the t-shirt.Buy the refrigerator magnet.Buy the little …

Domestic Technology

The Greatest…

I’m sure everyone has heard that Muhammad Ali died last week.(Pretty crappy year for legends so far…Bowie, Harper Lee, George Martin, Prince…)I came …

Muhammad Ali

I Missed Gray Malin,

Hey,Remember me?I know, I know…..it’s been a while since the last blog post.Things are happening. Top secret things. And that’s where my focus has …

Design