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Photo Transfer onto Glass

Image transfer is one of my favorite, favorite things.  I have done image transfer many times, onto wood, canvas and fabric, but this is the first time I attempted to do a photo transfer onto glass.  I love how this project turned out, mostly because I am in love this this photo, but also because …

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DIY Statement Molded Rings

I received product and payment for this post, however, opinions are 100% my own. If you read creative blogs as much as I do, you’re probably very aware that Martha Stewart has a new line of jewelry supplies, and that a bunch of very talented bloggers have been creating beautiful pieces with those supplies for …

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Satin Stitch Cross

Churches are among some of the most beautiful places I have ever been.  In particular I love stained glass…the way light shines through it, the various colors.  My husband’s family parish has some of the most unique stained glass I’ve ever seen.  Entire portions of the wall are stained glass, only without the usual images or …

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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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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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EASY Watercolor Portrait

Hi!  Although it doesn’t look like it, this is a very easy watercolor portrait that ANYONE can do.  Seriously, you have to try it! I don’t like to have favorites, but I think this just might be my all time FAVORITE project that I have ever done.  I feel this way for two reasons:  First …

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Lenten Nail and String Art

So, it’s Lent.  I have a love/hate relationship with Lent.  I love that it is a special time, set apart for self-denial, reflection, prayer and renewal.  Unfortunately I also struggle with Lent for the same reasons.  I love the thought of simplifying my life and meeting God in the quiet–I just continually fall short. I …

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Denim and Felt Floral Hoop

Happy (almost) Friday.  It has been a good but a long week here.  Not only is it bone-chillingly cold (I live in Minnesota and it is so cold here that they cancelled school—and remember that’s in Minnesota where we are used to the cold.  -40 wind chill!) but the week has also been long because …

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Baby Prep: DIY Baby Wipes

I am excited to share today a DIY Baby Wipes Recipe that I have been using with my kids for a few years now.  I stand by it, and will use it for as long as I have kids in diapers. The decision to quit my job and become a stay-at-home mom was not an …

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Baby’s First Watercolor

My son is only 15 months old…but I just can’t wait!  I really want to be working on projects with the little guy, so I thought up this one, and we did it together (with lots of mommy prep and post work), but I can honestly say, this is my son’s watercolor work and I …

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Photo Transfer onto wood

Today I have a simple little project that I recently completed for my parents.  They celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary on Friday.  Don’t my parents look young?!?  This is a photo transfer that anyone, with the right materials, could easily accomplish. Materials: Scrap piece of wood (my sister put an addition on her house, so …

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Friday Project: Braided T-Shirt Rag Rug

One of my favorite things to do while crating is to upcycle.  Therefore, this craft, Braided T-Shirt Rag Rug, is a personal favorite.  It is super easy–and who doesn’t have extra t-shirt laying around?   And plus, making it fit into my Lenten goals. Among other things, I decided to give up buying craft supplies …

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Photo Transfer: Remembering a Beautiful Wedding

For those of us (Maria and myself included) who didn’t waste any time starting a family after getting married, the wedding itself can quickly start to seem far, far away.  I was just married in August of 2010, but since our first child came amount exactly 9 months later, the wedding already feels like a …

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