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We are lucky enough to have butterflies visiting our backyard. They are so beautiful just fluttering around from flower to flower. This free Butterfly Wrist Cuff from Aimee Ray is perfect reminder of summer and our little butterfly friends.  While …

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I can’t help but to giggle every time I answer my friends with the expression, “totes.” I am instantly turned into a teenage girl and want to start talking about nail polish and boys.  Chris Carey along with the …

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10 decorative ways to patch your clothes

 

 

Now and then, whether we like it or not, our favorite clothes are going to end up with a hole here or there.  Why not take the opportunity to add a decorative patch rather than giving up on …

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Lately woven wall hangings have been popping up all over my Pinterest and blog feeds. It’s like the 70′s and 80′s all over again. I remember making these in grade school, but mine were never as fancy and colorful …

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I am all about using embroidery hoops in fun decorative ways, that is why I love this Embroidery Hoop Earring Holder tutorial by Sarita Creative. It is such a fun clever idea. Although this tutorial is for more …

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Have you ever tried Cutwork embroidery before? I have always been tempted to try it but admit that the stitch is a little intimidating to me. Cut my …

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How many of you use coloring pages and books for embroidery patterns? There are so many options out there that you could find a pattern for every day, every season and …

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Oh sleepy turtle, how I understand your need for a nap. While we can’t take a quick turtle nap, we can indulge in a good cup of tea and wish for …

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I love the movie Pretty in Pink. A few things though…I would have stayed with Ducky, I would have never ruined that dress and I so wanted to be Molly Ringwald

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The majority of the houses in my town do not have air conditioning. It is only very hot about a week out of the year. We usually keep our doors open and let the breeze stop by for a …

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There is no reason to give your dad another tie this year. I mean really, he can only have so many fish or camouflage ties, am I right on this? You know it’s true. Why not give your dad …

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I am in the process of remodeling my craft room. I want it to be cozy, inviting and yet still functional. When I started the remodel I found a lot of pillows I loved but they were SO expensive! Why …

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Let’s face it, there is only so much floss and tea towels you can give as a gift. Although there is always a need for DMC 310, who wouldn’t occasionally like to receive a giftie that not only is functional …

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Now that the kids are out of school what are you going to do with them all day? Playing in traffic and hanging out on the corner is not an option….trust …

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Home…whether it is a studio apartment or a large sprawling ranch, it is where we build our lives. A person’s house truly is their castle.  The wonderful sisters at The Common Creative, I’m sure feel the same way and …

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