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12 Days of {handmade} Christmas Tutorials::Day 6 Embellished 3 Tiered Stand (and a giveaway!)

12 Days of {handmade} Christmas:: Day 5 Book Page Christmas Tree

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. […] Read more…

12 Days of Christmas:: Day 4 Anthropologie Inspired Candle {DiY}

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 […] Read more…

12 Days of {handmade} Christmas Tutorials:: Day 3 Angel Pasta Ornaments

This is day 3 of 12 Days of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.  Bookmark the landing page for the whole 12 Days series and check daily for updates!  Welcome Mary Beth, a mama, wife and teacher who blogs at the Broken Bohemian! I’m the daughter of a veteran. A veteran preschool teacher, that is. She is one. […] Read more…

12 Days of {handmade} Christmas ::Day 1 Large Zippered Make-up Bag

calling all crafters

i decided  for sure today. i’m gonna do it again. {12 days of handmade christmas} is back. the first twelve days of november. perfect timing for your to find some projects that are doable by Christmas. sooooo, if you’re crafty or know someone who is and would like to submit a tutorial, send me an […] Read more…

DIY woman silhouette art

I hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend.  I’m still basking in the joys and trying to recover! I’m working on a marathon post in which I tell you all the minutiae of my life. I know you’ll be waiting on pins and needles.  It’s riveting stuff. Now back to ‘woman silhouette art’. I saw […] Read more…