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Create Something Pin-Worthy Today

July 19, 2013


Yep, I've posted this before, but I really needed the reminder today...perhaps it nudges your heart too...?

You are uniquely equipped by God to do amazing things...things only you can do, just the way you do them! It could be the special, ingenious way you set up a spreadsheet, or your amazing knack …

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A Paper Bag Journal for Mother's Day!

April 11, 2011
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Hello friends! With Mother's Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to do a new Mother's Day themed paper bag journal! This one is a bit different from the Valentines Day journal I did earlier this year - I changed the orientation to vertical (like a littl…

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Beach Cottage Birthday Present

March 1, 2011

I set out at the beginning of this year to make birthday presents for family and friends instead of buy them. I wanted to save money, true, but more importantly I wanted to give gifts that were unique and personal and that reflected the heart of the recipient. Well, so far, so good! My latest birth…

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Valentine Paper Bag Journal Tutorial!

February 4, 2011

I'm so happy to be able to share this simple Valentine Paper Bag Journal project with you and show you the step by step instructions! It's really simple and VERY versatile...you can use any combination of papers, trims, and embellishments...whatever suits your fancy!
(BTW, I am in no way the inventor…

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Oh so close...

February 2, 2011
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The "Very Valentine Variety" Kit is so very close to being done! All of the individual elements (over 30 total), plus the six printables and six background papers you see above will all be included!! (BTW, I stood outside in 20 degrees to take the photo in sunlight...that's h…

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The Experiment: Paper Bag Journal

January 19, 2011

Assignment: Handmade birthday present for 14 year old artsy granddaughter

Budget: Practically non-existent
Materials: paper lunch sacks, twine, tea-dyed index cards and notebook paper, scrapbook paper, bits and pieces of trims, scrapbook sticker set my Mom had (thanks Mom), decorative edge scissors (t…

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Flea Market Project Previews - Part 2

September 29, 2010
As a follow-on to yesterday's post, here are a few more photos of finished and in-progress projects for the upcoming Flea Market (Larry's Old Fashioned Trade Days) in Winnie, TX. Above and below, I used antique sewing machine drawers as a container/backdrop for these small Fall arrangements...

I alr…

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Fun with Junk, and more...

April 21, 2010


Edited:  I thought it would be fun to re-post this project with the wonderful Kim at Get Your Craft On Tuesday (Today's Creative Blog). Click the link or the image above to visit all the other fun, creative projects!!


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So, what's a girl to do with a funky 70's-era plastic …

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