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Blog posts April 2009

Now What? The Dream Gets Real: Part 1

April 29, 2009


So...now what? I've been pondering that increasingly over the last few weeks (intensely over the last few days) as I am *finally*, fully transitioning to being a full-time illustrator. I have dreamed of this for a VERY long time, and now it's really here! Since January till now, the main focus of al…

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Illustration Friday: Theater

April 26, 2009
Wow, it has been a long time since I have participated in Illustration Friday...but the IF topic this week is "Theater" and I had just the illustration for it - I called this piece "The Drama Queen". I did this illustration back in August of 2006 for the IF topic "Play" and it was just right for thi…

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"Grassroots Movement" (or "Celebrating Earth Day by Accident")

April 22, 2009
Today was a *green* kinda day at the Schultea place...that just happened to coincide with Earth Day...here's how we "celebrated" the day...


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Last weekend was a complete washout from three solid days of stormy weather, and the weekend before was Easter weekend, so on hubby…

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Tea for Two-sday! Alicia & Karla!

April 21, 2009
Hello again dear friends, and welcome to another very special Tea for Two-sday at Just Bee 'n Me!! I started Tea for Two-sday as a way to introduce two sweet, creative souls from my blogroll to each other and to all of you dear readers. I try to select two friends who have different styles or use d…

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The No-Sew Project: Window Coverings

April 14, 2009
My "No-Sew" project is finally done - Yay! I wanted to share the steps I followed to create these frugal but fabulous window valances for our living room and hallway...


I started out with a king size cottage-y quilt with scalloped edges (on sale for $19.99) in fabric that coordinated with our living …

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He Lives...so we can have New Life!

April 12, 2009

Hallelujah! He Arose!
"Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun."
2 Corinthians 5:17
Happy Resurrection Day!!



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Worth Repeating...

April 10, 2009
Blessed Good Friday to all of you dear friends!
Here is a link to a post I did last year on the Thursday before Resurrection Sunday - I thought it was worth repeating on this Holy Day of remembrance and sacrifice. I hope you'll take a moment today to reflect on the incredible Love that the mighty C…

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Way Back When-sday: Easters Past

April 8, 2009
Hello Friends, and welcome to a special edition of Way Back When-sday: Easters Past! I have SUCH fond memories of Easter...dressing up for church, the always over-stuffed Easter basket, dyeing Easter eggs, Easter egg hunts, and of course, chocolate bunnies! But Easter, or Resurrection Sunday as I p…

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Shabby Little Corner

April 5, 2009

Day by day, bit by bit, progress continues on our mobile home makeover. I wanted to share a quick little decorating project from one corner of our living room. This is a small corner to the left of the open entry to the kitchen. The before photo above is actually more of a kitchen shot, but the sid…

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No Foolin' - It's Already April!

April 1, 2009
I am a terrible liar, therefore I am lousy at trying to pull off April Fools jokes or anything like that, so this will just be a quick hello to all of you on this first day of April 2009! I hope the first quarter of the year was a good one for you (yes, no joke, a quarter of the year is *poof*...g…

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