Category Archives: crafts

Merry Pinterest

Like so many others, I have a love affair with Pinterest.  As much fun as it is to click “pin it,” I get even more satisfaction from actually making or doing the idea.  Here are a few pins from this … Continue reading

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Sewing recently

Remember when I used to make stuff and then blog about it?  That was fun.  There haven’t been any crafty posts in a while–but happily it’s not for lack of projects.  Here are a few things I sewed up this … Continue reading

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Little bits of holiday cheer around our house:: ornaments on bookshelves stockings hung from a pegboard with care season’s greetings to keep us company in the kitchen green explosion above the coat rack (working on red bits though) The felt … Continue reading

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Business. Casual. It’s a tough job being this cute.

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Scrap busting

Because I loved the triangle pencil case so much, I ended up making 3 more! You can take the teacher out of school… but her love of adorable supplies and organization, well you know the saying.

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5 things

To share. 1. My phone is now smart. Or, addictive. So far I’m blaming that part on words with friends. 2. One of my favorite blogs–marta writes. Marta rocks writing! She posts nearly every day and shares fun finds, creative … Continue reading

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Last little bit of Christmas

because this picture involves: 1.  my sweet baby boy 2. a handmade gift 3.  made by my husband

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A (little) handmade Christmas

Preparing for the holidays this year involved more laptop use than sewing machine use!  Thanks to Etsy, Amazon, and other online shops, many of our gifts this year were purchased.  I tried to support handmade and local businesses as much … Continue reading

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Sewin’ with Owen

Our little sunshine has been helping out all over the house!  He has made dinner, put dishes away, done plenty of laundry, vacuumed, and even completed a plumbing job!  Of course, with all these chores and other activities (nursing, napping … Continue reading

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Fall Fest

Caitie and Phebe headed over on Friday afternoon to spend some time catching up on the previous weeks, crafting, cooking, and preparing for the Saturday morning craft show. She completely saved the night–helping with the packing/organizing/general bustling around of getting … Continue reading

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