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A lifetime of collecting , crafting & creating

A lifetime of collecting , crafting & creating

KOOKY COMRADE POST: MY MOM I started crafting in the late 60s, and I quickly found out that I had a collecting problem—or as my daughter likes to…

Painting chevron walls: Nursery #2

Painting chevron walls: Nursery #2

I’m sure many of you are like me. The more chevron, the better. And why stop at fabrics and artwork? When baby #2 was about to breakout,…

Simple party decor from even simpler materials

Simple party decor from even simpler materials

Ribbon. Tissue paper. Plain ol’ paper. Card stock. Fabric. Paint store paint swatches. String. What do all these things have in common? They’re super cheap, for starters….

Making your own blackout curtains

Making your own blackout curtains

Maybe this will come as no surprise to you guys, but I, for one, had NO idea that you could buy blackout fabric. If you’re thinking “Whaaaaaaaa?”…

Turning tired yarn into yarn ball garland

Turning tired yarn into yarn ball garland

If you hate kids, smiling and general joyfulness, don’t read this. For everyone else, here’s the cutest project I’ve done in a while. I call it, yarn…

How I used plywood to create CHEAP custom artwork

How I used plywood to create CHEAP custom artwork

And by “custom,” I mean unique, because no one else will have anything like it. That’s what I told myself when I started this project anyway. To…

Making a simple window cornice

Making a simple window cornice

If you’re like me, you sometimes fly by the seat of your pants with design. This project is the perfect example. It’s the classic story—and a position…

Painting a striped wall: Nursery #1

Painting a striped wall: Nursery #1

When my husband and I were expecting our first child, there’s only one thing that made us (well, more like me) more excited than the baby human part….

From creepy “nook” to cute closet

From creepy “nook” to cute closet

I wish I had a truer “before” picture of this space, but this project was pre-blogging days, so the below image is the best I can do….

The perfect nursery artwork: Felt + fabric

The perfect nursery artwork: Felt + fabric

There’s nothing worse than a blank white wall that you know needs “something,” but you just don’t know what. It’s a problem every decor-obsessed person faces, but…

Rocking chair rehab

Rocking chair rehab

My working title for this post was “Reupholstery for rejects,” but in the end I decided against it for a number of reasons. 1. Bullying one’s self is bad….

A frenchie fit for a frame

A frenchie fit for a frame

Meet Ernie. He’s our middle-aged french bulldog who has poor to fair listening skills, but excellent to stellar friendship ones. Which is exactly why he deserves his own…

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