DIY

How to Knit a Dishcloth::{for the beginner}

by Edie Wadsworth on May 8, 2013

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I like to call these Grannie washcloths.  Kinda like Grannie’s Fudge but without the chocolate.  They are so darn cute and useful and easy to make.  I’ve made 4 this week already and this is the perfect little project in which to learn to knit.  They make THE perfect little handmade gift and you’ll love […]

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Ditto/DIY::Painted Tray Vignette

by Edie Wadsworth on May 6, 2013

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

Welcome to our first {ditto} DIY challenge! Once a month, beginning today, nine very different bloggers are attempting to recreate in our own homes a project or design element inspired by a haute couture design selected by Darlene Weir of Fieldstone Hill Design. (For more details on what {ditto}DIY is all about, check out this […]

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Home. On Purpose

by Edie Wadsworth on April 30, 2013

This indeed, was a home, – home, -a word that George had never yet known a meaning for; and a belief in God, and trust in His providence, began to encircle his heart, as, with a golden cloud of protection and confidence, dark, misanthropic, pining, atheistic doubts, and fierce despair, melted away before the light […]

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How to Host a French-Inspired Soiree

by Edie Wadsworth on March 4, 2013

Y’all.  This was a fun one, I ain’t gonna lie. But then, I love parties.  I like to party like it’s 1999.  Except I don’t anymore.  Because that was before Pinterest.  And who wants to party without the help of Pinterest?  Not me. And I like to plan for them plenty of time in advance […]

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How to Make a Skirted Tablecloth {the lazy girl’s guide}

by Edie Wadsworth on February 19, 2013

I love my dining table. Like LOVE it.  It’s an Eye-talian made table that I bought at O.P. Jenkins after our house fire. (I can’t find any more specific information than that). This is one place I decided not to skimp. I’m  all about a Goodwill rehab project but I wanted a good, sturdy table. […]

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Striped Walls in the Bathroom

by Edie Wadsworth on December 10, 2012

From the very beginning of our rebuild after the fire, I knew I wanted a statement bathroom. The half bath on the main level is tiny and I’ve thought of nearly every possible  option for making the tiny space shine. I started a ‘bathrooms’ board on Pinterest and had my eye on this striped bathroom […]

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DIY Pom-Pom Wreath

by Edie Wadsworth on December 7, 2012

If you’re new around here?  Thank you for visiting my blog!  I’m honored you’re here and I hope you’ll find some encouragement (and some laughter!) for your days.  Visit my about page, which highlights some of my popular posts or will at least show you a peak into my crazy people.  You can subscribe to this blog […]

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This is the LAST DAY of a 12 days series of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.   Can I get a woot-woot?   Make sure to check out the all the projects for 2012, 2010, and 2009! And I’m hosting myself. Which is why I’m late.  Fancy that. ******************** You know those greeting cards that play music […]

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This is day 11 of the 12 days of {handmade} Christmas! Hope you’ve enjoyed all the projects so far!  We’re almost done!  Which means I’ve blogged 43 days in a row.  I think I need some kind of prize?  Well, you can ponder what to get me while we carry on with day 11! We […]

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This is day 9 in a 12 days series of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.  You can find all the projects here! Welcome my friend, Julie, from Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss, today as she shows us how to make a felt scarf!  Julie is beautiful, talented, with a wonderful family and especially wonderful parents, that […]

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This is day 7 of a 12 day series of handmade tutorials. All the projects are listed on this landing page! Howdy to all of Edie’s wonderful readers! I was so excited to be invited to fill in one of these 12 Days of Handmade Christmas spots, so thanks for having me. I’m Heather and […]

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This is day 7 of the 12 Days of {handmade} Christmas tutorials! For an overview of all the projects, click here! Hi everyone! I’m Teresa McFayden, a Mixed Media Artist from the heartland of America, Omaha. I am a married Mom of 3 great children, ages 21,18 and 14. For the past five years I […]

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Note to bookclubbers—I haven’t forgot about you!  The Antigone post is up today, courtesy of my darling friend, Michele.  I’m hoping to add a short video introduction to Plato to that post later today!  I LOVE LOVE LOVE Plato’s Republic.  Don’t be scared.  This is a good one.  Start reading today, if you haven’t already. […]

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This is day 4 of 12 Days of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.  Bookmark the landing page for the whole 12 Days of {handmade} Christmas series and check daily for updates! Patty, moi, Ruth{ie},  as I lovingly call her You’re in for a treat today!  My friend Ruth from Living Well Spending Less is here to inspire […]

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 Welcome to 12 Days of  Handmade Christmas! There’s no rest for the weary.  I just finished my 31 days to a heart of hospitality and here we go again!  But I have some awesome projects lined up for you to help us all embrace a more meaningful, less commercialized Christmas.  This is day 1 of […]

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