Paint-A-Pillow Stencil Kit Review & A Giveaway!

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 The wonderful people at Cutting Edge Stencils were kind enough to send me one of their “Paint-A-Pillow” stencil kits to try out and review! I have to say, this is the most complete stencil kit I have ever seen.  Not only do they provide EVERYTHING you need from start to finish–they even set it up […]

Organize Your Craft Room With Style!

Organize Your Craft Room with Style!

My craft room is moving! Moving out of the guest room and into a room all it’s own! I needed some storage and organization ideas and where better to be inspired than by some of my very talented blogger friends. There were so many great ideas to choose from and I wanted to share some […]

Cubby Wall Cabinet Redo

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I found this adorable little wall cabinet about 20 years ago at a yard sale.   It had no back and this big open area above eight  little drawers made from little wooden boxes which actually still had parts of the original labels on them!  It was painted a weird greenish color and was pretty […]

Remembering Mom

Mom insisted on a photo shoot Christmas morning--her gift to us--she hated getting her photo taken!  Notice the silly one with the bow on her head!

Dolores L Aber September 4, 1935 – May 18, 2015 This is probably the hardest thing I have ever written. Our journey together is something I will hold in my heart, with my memories of her forever. If you follow my blog, you know I stepped away for a while to be with my mother. […]

Saying Goodbye to My Mother

Hello Friends, I just wanted to pop in for a minute to let you all know that I have been busy caring for my mother these last months.  She is now in Hospice and I am spending as much time with her as possible.  Everything has been put aside for now, including posting and projects […]

A Bridal Shower Gift & Fun Photo Display

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I’m a bad blogger–really.  I start projects and get so involved that I forget to take photos. When I do take photos, they are taken with my iPhone.   I’m impatient and hate photo editing.  I don’t follow a “schedule”– at all.  I should probably hang my head in shame, but I don’t do a post for […]