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  • Quilt of the Day: Broken Diamonds

    This is Broken Diamonds by Kati at From the Blue Chair. I have talked about white quilts before, I think they are striking. But it takes a good eye to balance white with shots of color. And man, Kat...
    Nov 01, 2012 No Comments

  • Project: Moss-Roofed Houses

    I’ve decided to decorate my house with white, silver and natural textures this holiday season. It’s actually something I’ve been thinking about for a couple years, but this year I am...
    Nov 01, 2012 2 Comments

  • DIY Inspiration: Drops Pouf

    How cool would a bunch of these colorful poofs be in your t.v room or out on the patio? Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen made them by wrapping inner tubes with ribbons of upholstery fabric. The prototype w...
    Oct 31, 2012 No Comments

  • Halloween 2012: Word Girl

    In our early discussions of costumes, Jambi said “I want to be a super hero.” I jumped on that and said “What about Word Girl”, which rendered her momentarily speechless with a...
    Oct 31, 2012 5 Comments

  • Open Studios Tour

    A friend of ours in an artist. She is a potter and a jeweler, among other things. (A jewelery maker, not a salesperson at a jewelery store.) She wanted us to go check out some of the Open Studios tha...
    Oct 30, 2012 No Comments

  • Preschool Project: Paper Strip Pumpkins

    I have seen these pumpkins on the internet, and I decided to try them with the kiddos. Supplies: Orange construction paper green or brown pipe cleaners scissors hole punch I cut the construction p...
    Oct 30, 2012 1 Comment

  • Tomato Cage Ghosts

    We are busily raking up leaves and cleaning out our gardens here in the midwest, but before I store those tomato cages for the winter I have one more use for them. They’ll make a great form for ...
    Oct 29, 2012 4 Comments

  • 8 weeks to a Sweater: Week 5

    As we travel this road to a sweater – that we all have vowed to finish- before the holidays – we have reached week 5. From the sound of it, the shoulders and shaping threw many of us into ...
    Oct 29, 2012 No Comments

  • “Scary Snack”

    We took the plunge and made the spooky hot dog monsters. Here is how we did it. It only involves the obvious ingredients: hot dogs, and spaghetti noodles. Take hot dogs, and slice them up. Best to kee...
    Oct 26, 2012 5 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project – Week 19

    (Every week until December 1st we will be making a small Christmas ornament that can be used in our Pocket Advent Calendar. Join us in making all 24 or just pick and choose your favorites.) This week ...
    Oct 26, 2012 9 Comments