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The Great Wallpaper Fiasco of 2015

I had lots of plans this weekend. I have three embroidery hoops I still need to finish, and 4 illustrations. I also wanted to straighten up my craft room since it got a little disheveled while I was looking for things I needed to pack for our CT trip. BUT none of those things happened.…

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Embroidery Hoops

Whenever I hear about people who are struggling, be it financially or physically, I always get this sinking feeling in my gut. I wish there was more I could do to help others, I wish I were a millionaire so I could just give them the money they need. It makes me feel so tiny…

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Vacation

This gif pretty much wraps up the trip we took to CT last week to visit my family. Lots of jumping and laughing. And swimming… LOTS of swimming. And also lots and lots of snuggling my new nephew! I’m going through some serious baby withdrawal right now. I want to drive all the way back…

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Craft Swaps

I’ve found myself sort of obsessed with Instagram craft swaps lately. And by obsessed I mean I’ve signed up for about a dozen different ones. I love making things for other people, and I love getting fun handmade things in the mail! So really, there is nothing not to love. Occasionally you do end up…

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Small Things Illustration – Doll Contest

Alyssa from Small Things Illustration is hosting THE CUTEST CONTEST EVER right now. Basically, you create a doll based on her designs and the winner will get their artwork turned into a custom doll. I absolutely adore Alyssa’s dolls (and everything else she does!) so we definitely had to enter. Plus, I knew the kids…

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Novel Update

Next month is Camp NaNoWriMo, and I’m planning on joining in again since I had so much fun writing last year. The last time I even looked at my book was in September during my big business trip, when I started editing my first draft on the airplane. I made it through the first 5…

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Liquid Watercolors

Last week I broke down and bought a set of liquid watercolors. I’ve been wanting to try liquid watercolors for a while now and I had a good coupon so I bought one of each color. I went with the Artist’s Loft brand from Michaels. I also bought these cute little containers so I could…

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Instagram Awesomeness

A few really neat things have happened on Instagram lately. First off, I was chosen by Jennifer from Jennuine Design sent me a copy of her new Haven Acres Mini Collection to try out. I’ve finished sewing the Dressage Leggings, and Juniper has declared them her “new favoritest pants ever”. Which didn’t surprise me at…

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The Comedians

I started writing this post MONTHS ago. Hence the warm weather pictures… (I adore these photographs, by the way!) I need to start being more consistent with writing down the funny things these kids say. Because they crack me up on a daily basis and I want to remember as many tiny details as I…

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I was just browsing through my post drafts and I realized I never shared this painting I did a couple of months ago. It is definitely one of my favorites! I had so much fun with the background. I want to do more paintings with detailed backgrounds… Heck, I just want to do more paintings,…

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