Category: Projects

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Hearts, Home, and Hope

One of the first slides I scanned is this image of our grandparent’s home.  Built in about 1948, this is the home that served to connect our family members to one another. Cousins, aunts,...

Hinged Book {Tutorial} 0

Hinged Book {Tutorial}

If you have never tried book binding, I would encourage you to do so. Handmade books give you the opportunity to choose the perfect size, colors, papers.  You can make a notebook, a photo...

Fabric Box {Toot} 0

Fabric Box {Toot}

In good conscience, I can’t really call this a tutorial, since so many details are missing.  That’s why I titled this, “Fabric Box {Toot}“.  Get it?  It’s almost a “tutorial”!  Details are missing, not...

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The Year of Light

 I’ve dubbed 2012 as The Year of Light and this photograph is as good place as any to begin. The afternoon of New Year’s Eve, Tim made a fresh pot of coffee, poured a...

Tomato Cage Christmas 0

Tomato Cage Christmas

I’ve been seeing so many Christmas tomato cage ideas on Pinterest, I decided to share how we’ve been creating tomato cage topiaries for nearly 15 years.   I first saw the idea of twisting a...

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Sneak Preview

OK…….I can’t resist….our Christmas card is in the works and I had to give you just a little sneak preview.  Jokingly, I claim that we have a fan base for our Christmas cards. Therefore,...

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Happy Birthday

First, it was The Home Show.  Now it’s HGTV and Food Network.  It would be fair to say that I’ve spent more than a few hours watching TV hosts who are capable of instilling...

Trash to Treasure 0

Trash to Treasure

It was $15. The perfect size and shape.  You know you either have a great vision or that you’ve lost your mind when the woman at the check out counter looks at your newly...

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Welcome Guests

Finally.  Done.  Seems that there was always something that claimed priority over this project, but finally it is complete.  We made the headboard using scrap lumber, batting and foam from Johnson’s Fabrics in Bartlett,...