Monthly Archives: November 2009

NaBloPoMo & JYC

I did it!  I posted 30 post in 30 days.  It was harder then I thought.  See the details here. Tomorrow is the 1st of December, I wish I could tell you I’m ready for my favorite project.  However, I’d … Continue reading

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Junk to Jewel…

I am so happy with my old ugly window.  I spent $0 and didn’t sew!!!  Here is what I did. I spray painted it with black matte paint, used a sander to distress it.  Hung it from a wide red … Continue reading

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Saturday Share

Ok I’m still without access to my camera, the day was too full to go and get that USB cord.  It is painful.  Remember the window? It is finished, it has been painted, distressed, cleaned, and “Christmasfied”!  You might be … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Merry Life

Let the craziness begin.  I’m so excited. The boxes are out of the attic and all over my house, the tree is up, the garland is on it and I scored a $59 Tom Tom from today without ever … Continue reading

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Happy Turkey Day

Happy Turkey Day! My forever favorite Thanksgivng art, next year I think I’ll print it and frame it.  Thanks Mr. Perry. Well the long awaited day is finally here, I love Thanksgiving.  I have been preparing for days ok weeks, … Continue reading

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Almost Ready

The camera is dead, I went to the store bought the wrong batteries.  Forgot the pickle relish had to send Mr. Wonderful to the store.  I better get off this computer or I’ll be in trouble too much to do … Continue reading

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A Cup of Joe Please…or Maybe 2

Well, well, well….I DID IT!!  I can’t tell you how happy I am to see those dots wrapped around that cup of coffee, I know I should try to be real cool and tell you I saw these little wraps … Continue reading

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MoJo Monday #1

I guess I do my best work under pressure, I’ve been saying for months that I wanted to participate in MoJo Monday and Monday would come and go and I would not create a card.  I repeated this same experiment … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Game

They play football on Thanksgiving so I think it’s ok if I play a little game of my own. I put together a little Thanksgiving Mini Book and AFTER I finished it the thought struck me that my wonderful children … Continue reading

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Someone’s Last Christmas

Today The Baby Girl and I wrapped presents for a local hospice, and it really got me thinking.  What would you do differently if you knew this was your last Christmas?  Would you spend more or less, would you wrap your … Continue reading

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