Category Archives: Art

This is Me

As my friends and I grow closer to the big 3-0 I am seeing many a finely tapered heel digging into the ground in obstinate refusal.  It comes in many forms: Denial. “I don’t look 30, anyway.” Reassurance.  “30 is … Continue reading

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Halloween Silhouette Lanterns

I have recently been inspired by some great Halloween projects out there and wanted to get the ball rolling before I start school at the end of this month (Senior year, ya’ll!  Woot!) I really liked the painted Halloween jars … Continue reading

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I Yarn For You!

Ok, enough with the puns.  It’s been awhile since my last blog, because I’ve been spring cleaning (a little late) and crafting my butt off, among other excuses.  I have been seeing some yarn wrapped art lately in some circles … Continue reading

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Quick Make Over For Free! (Almost)

I don’t know about you guys, but when I go into hardware stores I always check the mismatch paint.  It’s sold at $5/gal. and someone’s uh-oh might be your just right.  If I like the color and I know I … Continue reading

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I like where this is going . . .

Do you ever look around at your life and you can see you’re heading somewhere good?  This month I decided I would try to hand make all the gifts I gave for birthdays in July (we have a lot in … Continue reading

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Time is a funny thing.  A year ago I remember urging time to go faster.  I felt like an insolent child, running around their exhausted parent, pulling their arms forward, then running behind them to push them along.  I remember … Continue reading

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My Excuses

Dearest Blogging Community, Please accept my sincerest apology for my recent absence in our comforting cyber community.  I admit I was weak.  Sunlight filtered in through my windows and lured my away from my brightly lit screen.  It danced on my … Continue reading

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