Craftsy Fall Course Sale!

Hi everyone!  September is National Sewing Month, and Craftsy is celebrating!  Craftsy's BIG Fall Course Sale is 50% off of ALL courses! You all know that I love Craftsy, and you can check out my list of classes that I have bought, or want to buy … Click to continue reading...

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How To Re-Finish A Deck – An Update

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Well, it's been a year since I helped my daughter re-finish her deck, and I've been getting quite a few e-mails wanting to know how the deck has held up.  (You can see the original post here.)  So, here's an update. The product that my … Click to continue reading...

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Anti-Anxiety Essential Oil Combo

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I've been talking to you a little bit about essential oils lately - about why I love essential oils, and how to use them.  Today, I'm going to share with you my anti-anxiety essential oil combo.  This is the start of a series of posts in which I'll … Click to continue reading...

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How To Paint Furniture – Tips For Getting A Smooth FInish

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I've had lots of questions about how I painted the dresser in my Dresser Makeover post, so I thought I'd better get this follow up post to you quickly!  So, here it is - how to paint furniture - tips for getting a smooth finish.   I'm very … Click to continue reading...

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Essential Oils – A Simple Guide For How To Use Them

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Have you heard about essential oils?  Lately it seems like everyone is talking about them.  I recently wrote about why I love essential oils, and how they have changed my life.  (If you're not familiar with essential oils, I recommend that you read … Click to continue reading...

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Dresser Makeover

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I've written a tutorial showing my step-by-step process for how I painted this dresser. How To Paint Furniture - Tips For Getting A Smooth Finish As you may remember, we've been renovating our house the last few months, and while the contractors … Click to continue reading...

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How To Re-Upholster A Chair Seat

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Hi everyone!  Most re-upholstering jobs I wouldn't try to tackle myself.  For one thing, I don't have room in my sewing studio to re-upholster a whole couch!  But, today I'm going to share with you a pretty simple upholstery project - how to … Click to continue reading...

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Craftsy Classes On Sale!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Craftsy and how I love their great on-line classes.  You can read my post here.   I wanted to let you know that today and tomorrow, July 19th - 20th, Craftsy is having a 50% off sale on select classes!  This is a … Click to continue reading...

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Why I Love Essential Oils

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First of all, this post is going to be a little different for me, but I'm so excited that  I wanted to share with you something that has changed my life in just a short period time.  Really, I'm not kidding, changed my life! A couple of months ago … Click to continue reading...

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Delicious and Easy Broccoli Salad

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I really love eating salads in the summer, and today  I'm going to share with you a delicious and easy broccoli salad.  It's so good, we've made it twice in the last week!    This past winter, while we were in Florida, I had a broccoli salad at … Click to continue reading...

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