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Yarn Wrapped Wreath

by Edie Wadsworth on December 4, 2014

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We are so enjoying Advent and a very SLOW move toward Christmas. In other words, I still have pumpkins in my kitchen and on my front porch. I’m obsessed with all things yarn right now so as we speak, I’m knitting some cool bracelets and a cowl or two.  I made these wreaths last Christmas […]

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How to Set Up a Baking Center

by Edie Wadsworth on September 10, 2014

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I’ve never quite had a baking center like this but it was a priority when we rebuilt our house. I’ve had various versions of one for a long time and here’s the truth of the matter—-if your supplies are easily accessible and organized, you’ll bake more.  (You might also like a full tour of the […]

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DIY Arrow Jewelry Holder

by Edie Wadsworth on March 24, 2014

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Welcome Sasha from Lemonade Makin’ Mama to the blog today!  She has a great blog, full of beautiful words and eye candy galore and a shop that will quickly become one of your favorites.  I’m so excited about the project she’s sharing today and  I can’t wait to make one for myself!  I know you’re […]

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Christmas Brunch Menu and Jam Thumbprints

by Edie Wadsworth on December 23, 2013

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My mother passed the baton to me a few years ago, so now I host Christmas Eve Brunch for my family.  It’s one of my favorite traditions.  I thought I’d share our menu, in case you might hosting breakfast or brunch yourself. Also at the bottom is my recipe for Jam Thumbprints.  Besides fudge, they’re […]

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December Menu Plan

by Edie Wadsworth on December 4, 2013

December Menu Plan via lifeingrace

Okay, these menu plans take forever to compile.  Sorry it’s late and let me know if it helps you!  There’s some good stuff on here this month, so click through and see what  your family might enjoy! Week 1 Monday, December 2—Pumpkin Chipotle Soup Tuesday, December 3—Italian Sausage and Broccoli Pasta Wednesday, December 4—Hungarian Potato […]

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Bedazzled Mannequin {aka Mrs. Tumnus, the Faun}

by Edie Wadsworth on December 3, 2013

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I’ve had my eye on this project for at least 3 years.  Finally, my bedazzled mannequin dreams have come true.  I want one in every room, much to Stevie’s pain and suffering. The first thing you should know about this project is—it’s prickly.  The second thing you should know is that your mannequin must be […]

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How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust

by Edie Wadsworth on November 25, 2013

How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust via lifeingrace

Well.  It’s Monday and despite the fact that I always have grand plans for my Thanksgiving preparations, I’m way behind.  As in, I’m on Saturday’s list behind.  My first round of company arrives tomorrow and I can tell one thing for sure—my guest room is ready and I’m thinking of moving in there myself.  It’s […]

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12 Days of Handmade Christmas (all in one day!)

by Edie Wadsworth on November 11, 2013

12 Days of Handmade Christmas via lifeingrace

I’ve hosted the 12 Days of Handmade Christmas for the last few years, but this year, I had too many deadlines.  So, instead of 12 Days, I’m sharing my favorite 12 projects from the past few years, including a few I posted this year.    Hope you will find some inspiration for making the holidays […]

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Elements of a Teen Girl’s Room

by Edie Wadsworth on September 20, 2013

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She’s been asking for her own room for more than a year.  She’s always shared a room with Elea and they’ve been so close over the years that they’re almost like twins.  I couldn’t stand the thought of them being separated.  So, I put her off for a while. And I put her off some […]

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DIY Large Photo Prints

by Edie Wadsworth on September 15, 2013

DIY large photo prints

DIY large photo prints?  Sort of.  I suppose all in all, this isn’t so much of a Do It Yourself project as it is a Let Hobby Lobby Do It For You project.  But, let’s not argue over semantics.  I had to coordinate this project and it’s pretty cheap— so I’m calling it a DIY. […]

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DIY Linen Flower Tutorial {Emerson Flower Hack}

by Edie Wadsworth on September 3, 2013

DIY Linen Flower Tutorial

(my black and white Day Designer is from the talented Whitney English) DIY Linen Flower Tutorial I’ve been in love with the Emerson Fry flower pin for years.  I got my first one 3 years ago and now have 3 of them.  Sadly, they do no make them anymore so those of us who are […]

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DIY White Lacquer Desk {and Tween Room progress}

by Edie Wadsworth on August 23, 2013

DIY white lacquer desk

I risked life and limb to bring this post to you.  But I know how you like  a good story. So, here goes. Antique and thrift stores have ruined me forever.  I almost NEVER see new furniture I love.  Yet, nearly every time I go into a good antique store, the possibilities are brimming.  I […]

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DIY Chalk Paint Placemats

by Edie Wadsworth on August 6, 2013

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DIY Chalk Paint Placemats You have GOT to make these.  They are all kinds of fun! Ruth and her family are here visiting this week and we’ve already had a ball.   She and I are co-teaching a workshop on Hospitality this weekend at the Becoming Conference. We’re brainstorming about all this fun stuff we’re gonna […]

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{ditto} DIY:: Disco. Disco Trash

by Edie Wadsworth on August 5, 2013

{ditto} DIY: Inspired Design For the Rest of Us

Welcome to the August {ditto} DIY challenge! Once a month all summer long, ten very different bloggers have been hosting this challenge to recreate in our own homes a project or design element inspired by a haute couture design. The idea is to inspire everyone to incorporate fine design elements into your own home in […]

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{ditto} DIY:: Framed Fabric and a Cross

by Edie Wadsworth on July 1, 2013

{ditto} DIY: Inspired Design For the Rest of Us

Welcome to the July {ditto} DIY challenge! Once a month ten very different bloggers are hosting this challenge to recreate in our own homes a project or design element inspired by a haute couture design. The idea is to inspire everyone to incorporate fine design elements into your own home in a way that fits […]

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