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Handprint Valentines

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and yesterday I got a wild hare to make a few valentines with Amelia. I used to make a lot of holiday crafts, even after I left my school library job, but now I’ve got a valid excuse to get out the glue and construction paper: adorable baby… Continue reading Handprint Valentines

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Valentine’s Day is a Week Away!

Somehow V Day always sneaks up on me. I’m working on a Pixelated Heart quilt, but other than that plans for this year are minimal. I’m looking back at past years’ on the blog for some inspiration… so here’s a quick roundup of all Valentine-related posts:       Owl Always Love You cross stitch… Continue reading Valentine’s Day is a Week Away!

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Round Up of Easy Adult-Friendly Valentines

Are you ready for V Day? I have another infusion tomorrow, so my parents will be here visiting this weekend. I’m sure we’ll find something fun to do. If you’re still looking for an easy DIY valentine idea, here are a few from past years (and this year too!) And if you want to know… Continue reading Round Up of Easy Adult-Friendly Valentines

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Project Pinterest: Quilt Ladder

Most of the quilts I make are given away as gifts, but the few that I keep end up folded and stacked out of sight. I’ve been looking for some way to display my quilts and keep them handy… Enter Pinterest to the rescue!  I’ve collected quite a few pins of ladders like this: And hey…… Continue reading Project Pinterest: Quilt Ladder

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Project Pinterest: DIY Watercolor Sailboats

Another watercolor project!  I’m not sure what sparked my interest in watercolors lately, but I have a set that I’ve never used before and thought it’d be something fun to learn a bit about.  Like I’ve said before, I regularly pin lots of ideas from the Art Projects for Kids blog, so that’s exactly where… Continue reading Project Pinterest: DIY Watercolor Sailboats

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Project Pinterest: DIY Jewelry Organization

What what… two Pinterest Projects in one week??  Yep… because it’s my birthday 🙂  I’m officially in my late twenties! And what better way to celebrate than combining two of my favorite things… jewelry and organization?! You may remember my last DIY jewelry organization system using silverware trays: This worked really well for me in… Continue reading Project Pinterest: DIY Jewelry Organization

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Project Pinterest: DIY Watercolor Flowers

I’m not sure what sparked my interest in watercolors lately, but I have a set that I’ve never used before and thought it’d be something fun to learn a bit about.  It’s hard not to let the idea of perfectionism get in my way of just dabbling in something… but hey, that’s why I’m an… Continue reading Project Pinterest: DIY Watercolor Flowers

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Project Pinterest: Strippy Table Runner

I mentioned this strippy table runner in my previous post about Pinterest To Craft inspiration, and now I can finally share the finished product! I pinned this tutorial a while back because it seemed like such a quick and fun project, and it was exactly that! I made this table runner for my BFF’s beach… Continue reading Project Pinterest: Strippy Table Runner

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Owl Always Love You… And a Happy Valentine’s Day Eve!

Happy Valentine’s Day Eve! I stitched up this cute little Valentine cross stitch and sent it toward my parents just in time for V-Day.  I popped it in a 4 x 4-inch frame and left the glass out so you can see the texture.  Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery strikes again! I tried out my new Ott… Continue reading Owl Always Love You… And a Happy Valentine’s Day Eve!