Monthly Archives: May 2012

Betsy Ross Flag Kit

A few years ago I found this vintage treasure: Squires and Small created this kit in 1975 to celebrate the U.S. bicentennial celebration in 1976.  It contains supplies for hand sewing your own flag. The only thing that’s missing from … Continue reading

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chipboard firework banner

I finally got around to doing something with my chipboard album.  I was incredibly unoriginal and also did…. a banner. In red white and turquiose.  It might look like I copied because, well, I did.  One of my greatest qualities … Continue reading

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Fabulous Finds Friday

1. These scrappy stars 2. This recipe is not a new find, but one that I love. I made it for my 4th wedding anniversary yesterday. 3. I really like this idea for one of those cheap bookshelves. In fact, … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts

Which begs the question why have I not done anything with my chipboard album? I think I am officially not sane this week.  Ah well.  Moving on. E  

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Star Garland

The chipboard album I have is a primitive star shape.  For my challenge I opted to make a garland like Kristen did. It sat on my table and I thought of all kinds of different words or purposes to make … Continue reading

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Chipboard baby banner

Each of us had a chipboard set that we decided to use for a challenge.  I’m planning a baby shower for this weekend and decided to make a banner to use. I started by painting the chipboard- I used some … Continue reading

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Fabulous Finds Friday

1.   Can someone please purchase this for me?  I can just picture how incredible this would be for the children to play in at the beach this summer.  Dreamy.  {and just a tad bit overpriced and out of my … Continue reading

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Found

So, I’ll admit it openly:  I’m a junker.  I will stop the van for junk.  I will shamelessly take it out of trash piles.  I will stop at garage sales anytime I can.  I love to fix up an old … Continue reading

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Sea Shell Addition to Table Centerpiece

A couple weeks ago I posted about this table centerpiece.  I have since updated it to look like this: Last week we took a short little vacation down to the panhandle of Florida where I picked up some sea shells.  I had never … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Oreo Popcorn

On Thursday we had some friends over for a game night.  Since I have an obsession with making yummy popcorn, it’s my go-to snack when I want something sweet.  Here’s my new popcorn (and instructions on how to make it): … Continue reading

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