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Tuesday nights are definitely becoming my favorite nights. Even if I start the night in a cruddy mood (much like last night..) by the time Lindsay leaves, I’m in a darn good mood. There’s nothing quite like sewing to classic rock with someone to laugh with. Last night was a night of miracles! I sewed…

Me Myself & I

1. When you’re feeling down, what do you do to pick yourself up? When I am feeling stressed out, I’ll often just drop everything I need to do and spend some time in my craft room by myself. That usually happens when I have TONS of stuff to get done, and then I end up…

The Comedian 2

We always try to write down the funny things Juniper says, and after last month’s post we’ve been getting a little better at it. I still haven’t written them down IN the notebook I bought specifically for writing them down… We’ll get to that eventually. BUT here are some more of my recent favorites. This…

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365 Days Outside > 215-222

Day 215 After dinner we played outside in our pajamas, reading books and running on the deck. Day 216 Today we had a cook out with some good friends! We played on bikes, splashed in their pool and ate lots of yummy grilled food. Day 217 I brought home a little surprise for the kids…

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Rainbow Biased Dress

It’s a miracle! I finished my submission for this week’s Project Run & Play sew-along! The sew-along is something that I have been wanting to participate in for a long time. I usually just watch PR&P from a distance and vote for my favorites. It’s such a great series, I love seeing what the contestants…

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Shark Attack!

My husband’s step-sister is expecting her first baby this year. I wanted to make her a gift so I sent her a bunch of links to cute baby things that I could sew and asked her to pick whichever she wanted. (That way I’d be sure it was something she liked. I took the easy…

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Quilting for Craft Hope (Part 2)

Well, we did it! We finished our quilts from last week! We had lots of fun finishing them up last night. (Lindsay’s turned out way cuter than mine.) I’ve got them all ironed and packaged up on my desk and I’ll be mailing them (along with a handful of other packages I have been hoarding)…

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Watercolor Silhouettes

I don’t have much time to write a lengthy post, but I wanted to share this project that I just finished! This was done for Chelsey from The Paper Mama. We were going to do a custom drawing, but she asked if I would be able to do some silhouettes for her instead and this…

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My Name

  My name is Crystalyn, but you already know that. What you MIGHT not know is that I really like my name. I’ve never met another Crystalyn. I know they are out there, and I’m sure they are amazing people, but I hope I never meet one. I once had a dream that I ALMOST…

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