Category Archives: i make stuff

autumn door wreath

I really love hanging wreaths on the front door because it really spices up the look of our simple, cozy home. Since we don’t have a lot of trees with changing leaves, and it is still too hot to really … Continue reading

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mini ocean art and string of shells

I got to hang out with one of my dearest friends today. We’ve been friends for over six years, and even though I don’t get to see her often, I am always so uplifted by her kind and loving spirit. … Continue reading

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simple bead necklace

I bought this cute top at the thrift store the other day and I just love it. It was $3 and had a small hole near the hem that I easily patched. Good as new! The only problem was that … Continue reading

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My father-in-law gave me these gorgeous feathers. All wild turkey feathers and one raven feather. Aren’t they beautiful!?!?! He finds them when he is out in the woods camping or hiking. I am so thankful for them because it allowed … Continue reading

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Review: Undefined Stamp Carving Kit by Stampin’Up

Look at what I got to play with this weekend.  A really fun little stamp carving kit by Stampin’Up. They very kindly sent me one to review. It comes with everything you need to carve and mount 4 rubber stamps. … Continue reading

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red roses and mercury glass

Today, I had a little birthday celebration for my friend Vanessa. I wanted to pretty up the table with some roses that I bought (her favorite), but didn’t have a vase that worked. Then I remember the diy mercury glass … Continue reading

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washi/deco tapes

I bought this pretty little rose plant for my studio, but it’s been hanging out on the dining table because it looks so darn pretty on Katy’s table runner. The pink planter was looking a little too blah to me, … Continue reading

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jewelry board ~ part 2

I finished my jewelry board today. I couldn’t wait to get it hung up in my bathroom so I could sort my necklaces and bracelets. I hammered in flat head nails then found some vintage white glass buttons that I … Continue reading

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making a jewelry board with relief stenciling

I’ve had this idea in my head to make a panel with hooks or nails to hold all of my necklaces. They’ve been piling up, getting all tangled together and they really need some organization. I found the wood I … Continue reading

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gratitude life kits & banners

Remember these? I painted them a while back with the thought of making this paper blessing banner/prayer flag. I added little messages, or affirmations, on them and then printed them out on heavy fine art paper with archival inks. They … Continue reading

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