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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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#TBT Project Pinterest: Black Out Poetry

An oldie but a goody for today’s Throwback Thursday: Black Out Poetry! A few years ago, I was a Pinterest fiend. These days I’m not quite as addicted but this one still sticks in my mind as one of my favorite Pinterest Projects. (And completely coincidentally, this post is from almost exactly 3 years ago in… Continue reading #TBT Project Pinterest: Black Out Poetry

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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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A Happy Birthday… and A Doodle a Day Update!

Three cheers and a Happy Birthday to my dear, delightful, diplomatic, dynamic, democratic Dad!  Or maybe I should’ve started with the letter of his first name… oops!  Anyway, it’s Dad’s birthday and he’s the best! Dad makes me happy and doodling also makes me happy… how’s that for a segue?? Last year I challenged myself… Continue reading A Happy Birthday… and A Doodle a Day Update!

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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!