Month: April 2013

Cabinet Bench #2

My sister Ruth is back to do a little bit more of the heavy lifting around here.  Last week I showed off her first cabinet door bench…and guess what, she made TWO.  I know, I am humbled by her ability and get-up-and-go too!  And, to make us all feel even worse about ourselves, she has …

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DIY Cabinet Door Bench

I am thrilled that today I have an actual DIY project for you, one that requires saws and wood and physical strength.  And, I have to admit, I have a have a “guest” crafter of sorts who made this wonderful bench, my dear sister Ruth. Ruth is my older sister, and she is the best …

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Crazy Coasters

Hello all!  Here is a project I shared over at Sugar Bee Crafts a few week’s back.  I still love it, and have my coffee sitting on one of them right now!  Enjoy! This is a super simple project that will add a little funky charm to your living room.  (is there any other kind …

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Framed Satin Stitch

Ever since I stitched up this project for St. Patty’s Day, I’ve been sort of obsessed with satin stitch.  For those that don’t speak embroidery, satin stitch is just a fancy way to say “long stitches that completely fill an area”.  There are lots of ways to do satin stitch and what I love about …

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Pony Tail Girl Broach {with free template}

Hello Hello!  Before I start in on today’s project, I just want to write a few words about my wonderful, wonderful husband.  I had a birthday a few days ago (I’m still having birthdays, but no longer aging) and he gave me a spectacular present.  He gave me an entire day (today) to myself.  And …

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Embroidered Portrait with Felt Flowers

Here is a post I did over at Sugar Bee Crafts a few weeks ago.  I have this hanging in my baby’s room, and I just love love love it.  Hope you do too! Today’s project is a simple portrait with felt flower accents.  Before we get started I wanted to say something about the …

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