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Snowmen and Dinosaurs Oh My! How to Host A Gingerbread House Party

This year’s gingerbread party was a small but very fun year. The kids are getting older and are much more interested in decorating their houses. It is so fun to see their personalities come out in what they create. The … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Table Runners

Boy this sure has been a busy quilty Christmas season! And I LOVE it! Do you remember the Holly Tree Skirt that I quilted for my cousin? Yep, I thought you did! Well, she also sent me two holly table … Continue reading

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Simple and Elegant Christmas Ornament

Every year I make a different homemade Christmas ornament. This year with everything going on I needed a SUPER easy and TOTALLY fast ornament, but still NICE looking. Enter – air dry clay! The first time I used air dry … Continue reading

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Paper Packages Tied up in String

This year I took the easy route and bought (gasp) teacher gifts instead of making them. I know, its the thought that counts. I just feel like I am cheating. But, Miss M and I spent part of the day … Continue reading

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Star Tree Skirt: Concept to Completion – Step 3 Assembly

This year I was not highly motivated to take down my Christmas decorations. So, I made a deal with myself that I wouldn’t be allowed to craft until I got them down. Unfortunately, that motivation didn’t work so well. You … Continue reading

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New Years Resolution – More of a Mantra

I hadn’t set a new year resolution for myself. I don’t usually set resolutions. And if I do, they are more of a guideline for myself. I don’t even remember what my resolution was last year. This year it has … Continue reading

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Triangle Tree Skirt: Concept to Completion – Step 3 and 4 Assembly and Quilting Design

M’s tree skirt is being made from a pattern, so I didn’t need to do any further design work. And selecting the fabrics was practically a no brainer. M is all about pink and purple. She everything MUST be pink … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt: Concept to Completion – Step 2 Design and Fabric Selection

Now that N had selected the conceptual design for his Train Tree Skirt it was time to do the final design and select fabrics. The toy train skirt from Monkey’s in My Pocket was our inspiration. But, N wanted REAL … Continue reading

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Tree Skirts: Concept to Completion – Step 1 Concept

So I am trying to stay true to my process pledge. Yesterday I shared with you the design / thought process for coming up with the quilting for Pansy Park. That quilt was 10 years in the making. My current … Continue reading

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To Give a Card or Present? Why choose!

This year’s card was so much fun to put together. It’s supposed to look like a Christmas present. When you slide up the box top out pops the card. Ours had a picture on one side and our family letter … Continue reading

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