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The JESUS TREE: Lenten Scripture Activity

Friends!  I have been dreaming and thinking about this JESUS TREE for about 2 years now–and today is finally the day I share it with you! <<happy dance!!>>  There are few things I love more than dreaming something up, making it a reality and then, finally, sharing it with the people I love right here. …

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Embroidered United States of America

Hi friends! Today I have another embroidery project to share with you–one that I am really proud of: An Embroidered United States of America.  Before I dive into the tutorial, I want to be totally honest.  I did not come up with this idea.  I saw a project very similar to this one on pinterest…but…when …

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Felt and Button Skull Brooches {Halloween Craft}

So, Halloween is right around the corner and we are all gearing up for that.  Today I have some cute Skull Brooches, made out of felt and buttons, that will be perfect for Halloween.  Have you noticed how popular skulls are right now–especially cute skulls with bows in their hair?  At first I thought it …

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Halloween Embroidery Hoop Art: Scribble Kitty

  Ready for your next installment of edgy Halloween embroidery?  A few days ago I shared this simple embroidered “Boo”.  Well, I have one of my favorites for you today–a scribble stitch black cat.  Cool, right!?!  Certainly not your grandmother’s embroidery! Oh, I know what you are thinking–scribble stitch?  What?  Well, you’ve probably never heard …

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Newspaper Image Transfer Monogram

Hello!  I am so happy that you stopped by today.  Although it might not be my ultimate favorite project ever, today I am sharing a project that I am proud of not only because of the finished product, but because in this project I really tried something new.  I was, shall we say, creative.  I …

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Lace and Felt Clutch {tutorial}

Well, you know that you are on my blog when there are two felt posts back to back.  I hope you enjoyed the felt lion taggy yesterday.  Today I have a felt project that is a little bit more grown up. And, if you love felt as much as I do, take it in!  We are …

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Felt Lion Taggy Toy

Hello, and welcome back.  This is a post I shared over on Sugar Bee Crafts a while back, and I am excited to be sharing it here today.  My little girl loves this toy! Because we are all friends here, I am going to take a minute to open up about a problem I have–something …

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Felt Owl Pouch {free template}

  Hello, hello!  The blog is moved and it is slowly coming together.  I still have some work to do around here, but in the meantime I have a sweet, simple little felt craft to share with you: A Felt Owl Pouch.  That’s right, I might have a brand new blog, but I still love …

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Felt Flower Collage

Here is a project I shared a few weeks ago over on Ginger Snap Crafts.  I was honored to be one of her summer contributors, and, true to myself, I contributed a felt project (are you totally shocked!!).  I love this project and it has made a high impact in my family room, where I …

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Satin Stitch Bird with Free Template

I am thrilled today to posting in unison with a blogger and stitcher I really respect: Mollie from Wild Olive.  If you have yet to check out her blog, well, you are missing out.  I don’t know of anyone that can make cuter embroidery projects, and she offers so many free templates that just visiting …

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Mason Jar Monogram with Image Transfer

Hello!  I have a special project to share with you today, one that I literally just finished!  I had planned on posting something else today, but, then I started to see all the amazing things you are doing with Mason Jars.  You see, this week’s theme for Happy Hour Friday is : and I am …

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Layered Embroidered Name

Hello, hello!  I’m back with (another) embroidery project.  This one uses statin stitch to make a memorable hand-stitched wall hanging.  I originally shared this over at One Artsy Mama, but am excited to share it here.  I made this for my newest nephew.  There are just three basic steps: Trace, Stitch, Trim. Supplies: Fabric for background …

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Our Lady Light Catcher

I am thrilled today to be teaming up with a wonderful group of Catholic bloggers.  One thing I really need to work on is bringing my faith more into my work on this blog.  I love my faith; my marriage and family are based on my faith…but I am terribly imperfect and I can get …

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Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies Recipe

Hello and welcome back!  I have a simple recipes for you today that combines two of my favorite things: peanut butter and bacon.  I love bacon in anything and on anything…and peanut butter I have to stop myself from eating right out of the jar! So, it was only right that these two great ingredients …

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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 Bunk Beds

Check it out: two major DIY projects in a row.  WHAT IS GOING ON?!?  I know, usually you stop by and all I have to share is a few little felt things I stitched up.  But, a few days ago I shared this crazy table my sister built, and today I am sharing the bunk beds my …

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Satin Stitch Star

Hello!  I am excited to share another embroidery project with you today–one that is as colorful and fun as it is easy.  Really.  I know that I have shared about statin stitch a few times here on the blog.  Check out this post, and this and this.  If you can’t tell I really like satin …

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Felt Whale {with free template}

Alright, I have been doing a little series of felt ocean animals to get me through vacation.  I have just one more today, and it has another free template.  This is probably my favorite.  I think the bling-ed out whale turned out really cute and I have this pinned on my swim bag right now. …

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