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Summer MiniBook Progress 2

Here’s how my summer book is looking so far. If you didn’t see, here’s the book from inception and through the first part. If you’re wondering how many progress updates there’ll be, the answer is 3. I’m just now finishing … Continue reading

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Summer MiniBook Progress

Remember how I told you about my summer Mini Book project here, inspired by Elise Blaha? Well here’s the progress so far: ¬†You can click on any image to enlarge it. Here are the highlights: {and I will mention, this … Continue reading

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SMASH Folios, now at Paper Source

Just as I was publishing this post about my Summer Mini book, I learned about the new SMASH folio journals {and super-fun accessories} now available at Paper Source. Love, love, love. That little pen on the side has a black … Continue reading

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Summer Minibook

I scrapbook. Well, I did, I mean, I do… What I’m trying to say is that I do, but rarely, because I’m so far behind. And it seems like too much trouble to get everything out and start up again. … Continue reading

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Free Friday Fun: Make Your Own Font

I made a font this week out of my own handwriting. Some of you might look at your chicken-scratch and think, “Why in the heck would I want that?” but I actually inherited fairly neat penmanship and prudish perfectionism from … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Wall Art. Pass it On. 2.

As do many people with a step-foundation, daylight basement, I have one big, blank wall with a shelf of chair rail height that runs the entire length of my basement. What the heck are you supposed to do with that? … Continue reading

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Eggs & Friends

My good friend Amanda came over last week to celebrate her birthday and we had friend chicken and walked around Michael’s looking for a good craft. We opted for glittered/painted/decoupaged Easter Eggs. I painted mine gold first then did some … Continue reading

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April showers bring felt flowers

This is a project I’ve been meaning to post on for months. Yes, months. Today I’ll show you how to make one of my favorite, and easiest, diy projects: felt flowers. steps: 1: trace around a circular object to make … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Wall Art. Pass it On.

This weekend a friend of mine came over to my house to work on a project together. It inspired me to get to work on one of my own projects that I’ve been intending to do for a long time: … Continue reading

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Liberty Bottle Works

What if I told you there was a neat-looking, American-made, affordable aluminum water bottle on the market and that I want one? Surprised? What if I told you the bottles are all made in Yakima, WA, where the company Liberty … Continue reading

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