Christmas Stocking Tutorial

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It's that time of year again, and Christmas is right around the corner.  I've been busy making stockings for my grand kids.  You might remember the Snowflake and Christmas Tree stockings that I made for them last year.  Never one to leave well enough … Click to continue reading...

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My Favorite Designer – Sarah Richardson

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Look at what was delivered here yesterday...Sarah Richardson's new book - Sarah Style!  I'm so excited to finally have it.  Haven't had time to do much but thumb through a few pages, but it looks like it's going to be great! If I had to pick a … Click to continue reading...

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Quick and Easy Tissue Holder

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Well, unfortunately, cold and flu season is here, and I caught a doozy of a cold this week while traveling.  I've even lost my voice, which has been no fun and I'll tell you more about that in a future post.  Needless to say, I've been going through … Click to continue reading...

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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 started using essential oils a few months ago, and I love how they have helped me.   I have to admit though, I was a little confused as to how to use the … 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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