Tag Archives: reading

books and birds

Check out the books I scored at the library–not that I have anytime to actually read books. I just get all excited when I can find some craft books I haven’t already checked out. Handmade Marketplace by Kari Chapin ~ … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

We went to the library today in search of some really good holiday, before bedtime reading.  Get you in the spirit stuff.  We were lucky.  I usually can’t find any good holiday books this time of the year. Here is … Continue reading

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Bench Monday and other stuff

You know it’s bench Monday when you start walking around the house with a weird look on your face, repeating the word, “bench” over and over until you find something that will work.   Craft table?  Sure, why not? I should … Continue reading

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Pillowcase Challenge

I finally got my hands on this book, Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose a Pillowcase.  After seeing Michelle post about it, I had to get a copy and share my excitement. Thank you Michelle for sharing:) I did … Continue reading

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IF – Resolve

The weekly word for Illustration Friday is Resolve, appropriately enough. mixed media on 12 x 12 canvas board Resolve to be quite, listen, make peace, be still, believe, embody mindfulness, dream, create and love to your fullest. I was very … Continue reading

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Lotta Inspiration

I bought Lotta Prints recently and am in love with her simplistic designs. The book is aesthetically pleasing, page after page, with loads of great ideas and stencil patterns.  After thumbing through this book I was inspired to make another … Continue reading

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