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Photo Display Board Tutorial

Last weekend’s Patchwork Festival in Santa Ana went really well!  Beautiful weather, great crowds,  good sales and I may possibly have figured out a good, final, booth set up….more on that in another post. This Sunday is Patchwork Long Beach! I have no idea why I thought “cool! Two shows almost back to back” sounded… Continue reading Photo Display Board Tutorial

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Simple Farmhouse Style Tray Tutorial

Got a bit distracted over the past few weeks but I'm......"back on track?" .... well, that kind of implies there was a track to begin with which might be overstating things..... let's just go with "I'm continuing to continue." So the next couple of weeks will be all about preparations for the upcoming, April 28-29th Jackalope… Continue reading Simple Farmhouse Style Tray Tutorial

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What To Do With All That Scrap Wood?

I have a lot of stuff. Scrap wood (tons!), bits and pieces from Great Ideas! that never quite came to fruition. Bits and pieces from Great Ideas! that did come to fruition but, perhaps, shouldn't have.... You get the picture. And now I have a lot of stuff and I have a goal. The Blair… Continue reading What To Do With All That Scrap Wood?

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Quick and Easy Desk Organizer Makeover

I seem to have accumulated (through no fault of my own I assure you) a lot of....stuff.  Bits and pieces - parts of grandiose plans that somehow, before they were fully grandios-ed, got supplanted by a different, even better, grandiose plan. For instance,  a while ago, I got all excited and purchased a bunch of… Continue reading Quick and Easy Desk Organizer Makeover

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Experimenting with Martha Stewart Milk Glass Paint

Committed to keeping my vow to never be as behind as I was this last Holiday Season I spent the week cranking out coasters to build up my in-stock inventory.  They are everywhere! But I needed a little break yesterday and I wanted an activity that would help to re-energize my creative side. Happily I… Continue reading Experimenting with Martha Stewart Milk Glass Paint

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I Have Triumphed! (Also Happy Valentines Day)

So everyone says the key to a successful blogging relationship is consistency. Blog regularly. Post on a set schedule.  Always post on the same day. ......Happy Friday everyone! OK, when last we met I was experiencing some….let’s call them minor hiccups on my road to sliding-drawer kitchen organization nirvana. I had this. I wanted this.… Continue reading I Have Triumphed! (Also Happy Valentines Day)

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My New Must-Have Craft Room Tool

I confess to being a bit of slob when working and one of my vows for this year is to spend a lot less time cleaning up. So, while I solemnly swear to put things away when I'm done with them and not drag new things out before I'm done with old things - I… Continue reading My New Must-Have Craft Room Tool