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Romans 12:12 Canvas Word Art

Once a week or so, I write Bible memory verses on our dry erase board. A friend of mine suggested putting them on canvas, so I told her to choose a verse and I would make one for her to try it out. This was my sketch on the dry erase board… I rewrote it on paper and used carbon paper to trace over that and transfer it to the canvas. Then, I used a…

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Mothers Day Proverbs 31 Canvas Painting

I have never painted on a canvas before! I don’t know what I was waiting for. This was a really fun project to do. I just painted on the words with paint pen and then added the flowers all around. I hope they don’t look too much like a little kid painted them. I think they look OK from a distance anyway. It was inspired by THIS free printable, if you want you own!  …

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Pink Lemonade Bunting and Basket

For my daughter’s first birthday party in August 2014, I used a “pink lemonade” theme. I meant to make these pennant banners to decorate, but didn’t get done in time. I did finish one for in her bedroom, but there were so many extra triangles left over! That became another unfinished project that I added to my Finish-A-Long goals (see HERE). Well, now they are finished! I had enough to make one more bunting identical…

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Felt Taco Earbud Holder

We recently sent my brother a Mexican themed care package because he was hungry for Mexican food. Of course, as soon as we assembled a package he went all healthy on us and probably won’t eat any of it. Just so you know, it took 5 lbs of animal crackers to be able to make a small dish of chocolate-covered-burros! Anyway, at the last minute, I threw in something non-edible and just plain fun. it…

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WIP Wednesday ~ Finishing

I am really pushing to finish up projects that I have already started. With each one I complete, a little bit of the guilt I put on myself lifts. I am over halfway done with the spring quiet book. Funny story with that last one… my 4yo wanted me to use red beads for the seeds, but I switched them out for white. She asked me today what happened to the red seeds and I…

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Charm Square Quilted Purse

Another finish!!! I won a charm pack of Summer Breeze II several years ago and I eventually made myself a charm square tote out of it. It isn’t perfect, but I like it and it matches our school colors. I had enough charm squares left over to make another one, as long as I used a solid color on the bottom to make it stretch. I pieced the squares and then it sat on the…

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Vintage Sheet Curtains and Sneak Peek at Playhouse Remodel

A few years ago, I traded a chocolate cake with peanut butter icing for a playhouse. Now, the playhouse had been used as a chicken coop, so it was a bit of a fixer-upper. Last summer, my dad came over and helped us did almost everything to fix it up. I had the easy part- some painting, caulk, and now… the decorating. I got this thrifted sheet a little while ago and it matches the…

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Fleece Kittens

I finished something!!! YAY!!!!! Pretty sure that kitten is cheering for me here! I am really on a roll lately! (Pats self on back.) To be fair, I am finishing up all of the things that were *this* close to being done. You can see my Finish-A-Long list HERE. These fleece kittens were supposed to be party favors for my daughters second birthday party last August. There were too many kids coming and not enough…

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Scrappy Squares Doll Quilt

The other day, since I had a few minutes before an appointment, I pulled up Netflix to finish an episode of Fixer Upper and sat down to hand stitch the binding on this doll quilt. Spring sports are upon us, so with the rushing around all of the time, it was awesome to just sit down and relax for a little bit. AND I got another finish done from my Finish-A-Long goals (see HERE). Double…

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Mommy Pig and Piglets

I am really serious about finishing up all of those projects that I blogged about! Right away, I finished that big mommy pig. It just needed more stuffing, a small repair, and a nose. I bought the pattern about 5 or 6 years ago from ikatbag HERE. Part of the reason that I procrastinated so long on this one was because I wasn’t too thrilled about how it was turning out. When I started it,…

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