DIY Hand Painted Wind Chimes – 7th Grade Class Auction Project

Ever volunteer for something and then realize, with terror, that you have no idea what exactly you are doing? Recently, an email came from my daughter’s school asking for a volunteer to coordinate the Class Auction project.  “Calling all crafty parents!”, I believe is what it said.  Impulsively, I said, YES!  That’s me, all the way. …

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How to Create Your Own Printables for Seasonal Decor with Picmonkey

I am here today to admit freely to you that I get overwhelmed by seasonal decorating.  Especially right now, this sort of pre-spring with a million little holidays to think about.  A great way to add some St. Patrick’s Day/Easter/Spring decor to your home without spending a ton of money (or any, really if you …

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Updated House Tour

I had a whole day with a smidgen of sunshine all to myself the other day, so I took some pictures of the house so that I could update the house tour.  Want to have a peek? The first room you see when you enter the house is the Living Room (aka the Parlor, aka …

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The Sewing Bug - My Machine and Where I Buy Fabric On-Line

The Sewing Bug

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase I may receive a small commission!***   Have I told you yet that I got a sewing machine for Christmas?  I did.  Actually, I like to tell people I got the house wife starter kit for Christmas:  a sewing machine, a set …

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Buy It, Spy It or DIY It – Anthropologie Winter 2017

Oh, how I love me some Anthropologie.  Mostly because of the inspiration it brings. Inspiration for things I can make or duplicate OR inspiration to make some dollah bills cause Anthro is expensivo.  Here is what I would Buy, Spy (find a cheaper version somewhere…ahem… Marshalls…ahem…Home Goods) or DIY (make it myself because that always …

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