Category Archives: Handmade Home

happy mother’s day!

It’s been quiet here on the blog. But not here at home! I’m going to try to ease back into posting, at least more frequently that once a month! Happy Mama’s Day to all the lucky ladies out there!

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Today was just an ordinary day. An ordinary sunny, winter day. For some reason I felt very present and enjoyed lots of little moments today. This morning brought time at the YMCA. School for John, exercise for me. Complete with … Continue reading

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Yesterday I came across an old Girl Scout uniform while browsing at the thrift store. I walked away from it but turned back and picked it up. I think that’s the beauty (and downfall) of thrift store shopping. At $2.99, … Continue reading

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It was a project I’d been meaning to do for a long time. And today, during more unpacking (yes, I’m still doing that!) I found the makings and decided it was time. I wanted to do fun and funky silhouettes … Continue reading

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just ask.

Not too long ago, I ran into a friend in the ribbon department. She was getting married 5 or 6 days from then and proclaimed, “I think I’ll just make my own garter.” Asked if she had plans. “No.” A … Continue reading

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party pants

Tomorrow is my niece’s first birthday party. And all week, I intended to stitch something up. Of course, it’s Friday afternoon and I’ve finally started! I put together a quick pair of lined pants. I really meant for these to … Continue reading

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finish work

With words like “finish work” it sounds like things could move along quickly. But alas, that’s not the case. We both have been sneaking up the hill to put in an hour here or an hour there. But each piece … Continue reading

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