book page wreath, 2.0

December 12, 2013

Insomnia is a funny thing at this stage of pregnancy….on the one hand, it’s good practice going without sleep for when Baby Girl gets here, but on the other hand, I just want to stick a fork in my eye to have something else to focus on besides the fact that it’s been a while…

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coastal cupcakes

January 31, 2012

When my lovely friend and neighbor, Annie, celebrated her birthday last week, I knew exactly what to make her.  Her hubby recently retired from the Navy and she has a lot of nautical-inspired decor in her house, so my grab bag included a nautical rope doorstop, a bottle of Malbec and some coastal cupcakes!  With…

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diy: book page wreath

December 22, 2011

Just in time for Christmas, I thought I’d try my hand at making a wreath out of book pages.  I know I’m certainly not the first person to attempt this, but I’ve always loved how beautiful and simple they are and I’m pretty impressed with how mine turned out.  They make a great Christmas or…

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5 ways to dress up craft paper gift wrap

December 9, 2011

I am not the best gift wrapper.  Despite major OCD and general anal retentiveness, I’m surprisingly one of the worst-I can never get those corners super crisp or use less than half a roll of tape on each package.  So, I have resorted to diverting attention away from my average-wrapped packages with fabulous details, instead. …

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