Christmas Wreath Tutorial

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Like I said in my Christmas tour post, I don't usually do a lot of decorating for the holidays.  This year though, I wanted to make a large wreath to go above our new fireplace.  It's easy to make, and not very expensive.   So here it is, my … Click to continue reading...

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Living Room Christmas Tour

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I'm not big on decorating for different holidays, but I do like to decorate for Christmas,  (I just don't like putting everything away after the holidays...)  This year I had a lot of fun decorating our newly renovated living room.  I didn't do a … Click to continue reading...

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Marsala – Pantone’s 2015 Color Of The Year

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Last week Pantone announced it's 2015 color of the year - Marsala.   via Pantone I have to be honest, I'm not really a fan.  It feels very old-fashioned to me.  It's almost a burgandy, but has a bit more brown in it.  Someone else … Click to continue reading...

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Snowflake Christmas Stocking

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This stocking tutorial is one of the two that I did for my grandkids last year.  I'm re-sharing in case you missed it.  As you can see, it's much more detailed than this year's stockings! Christmas is right around the corner, and I've been sewing … Click to continue reading...

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Craftsy’s Having A Black Friday Sale And A Class Review!

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I've written a few times about my love of Craftsy, which is a wonderful on-line learning site for craft lovers.  I'm very excited to share with you that from today through Sunday, Craftsy is hosting their Black Friday sale!   All Classes $19.99 or … Click to continue reading...

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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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