Monthly Archives: February 2010

Stitchy business…

 For as long as I can remember I've always had a stash of embroidery threads. Back in my high school days, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth (!) I even remember embroidering on a pair of my jeans. Pretty sure I was … Continue reading

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Sweet gifts…

  Darling little nest with real quail eggs that was tucked in my package! Oh the sweetness when special stuff arrives at your nest….  Today, I want to share some wonderful things I received in the mail from someone I always enjoy … Continue reading

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Pink Saturday!

  First, I'd like to wish Beverly a speedy recovery on her recent surgery!  A listing of all this week's participants can be found on her blog, HOW SWEET THE SOUND. I haven't heard that there isn't a list, and … Continue reading

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Altered Dolls and Giveaways !

She was my first. My first altered doll made by someone whose work I am in awe of…If you follow her blog, you probably already know who I'm talking about just by seeing this photo. If not, then you'll be … Continue reading

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Too full of love…

A few years back I spotted this old book published in 1896 in an antique store. Five dollars. Sold. To me.   It is filled with poetry, prose, and quotes scatttered here and there. Some are touching, others a bit too lovesick … Continue reading

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Ways to Give Back…

If you've been around the creative side of life for any length of time you are probably familiar with Rebecca Sower. I can still remember the first time I stumbled upon her work….way back in my days of scrapbooking. Besides liking her vintage style, there … Continue reading

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