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Baby’s First Christmas Ornament
We welcomed baby number two, sweet Kennedy Elise, into our family on November 21st, 2017. Cooper was born almost exactly two years prior, on N...
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A Felted Christmas: DIY Christmas Garland
There is nothing I love more than a holiday craft project, and every year I look for a new craft project to add to my Christmas decor collecti...
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Visual Journal Pages 26 and 27: At Least Pretend You Care…
During this period in my life, my visual journal pages often focused on my discontent with the school I was teaching at. After three years, I ...
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DIY The Very Hungry Caterpillar Character Costume
I am extremely lucky in my work situation. I get to do what I love, teach art full time, and bring my almost two year old to school with me ev...
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Visual Journal Page 24: They Are Finally Complete
This visual journal page is one of many that focuses on my furniture. As I have said many times in the past, I believe all furniture has a per...
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Adventures in Cabinet Refinishing a.k.a Making it Work is Cheaper than Moving
Over the past 7 and a half years since we moved into our historic Atlanta bungalow our family has expanded, but the walls of our house have no...
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Visual Journal Page 22: The Fall & Visual Journal Page 23: Ouch
This visual journal page was created to represent my clumsiness. Not only am I clumsy, but I also bruise easily, which means I am in a constan...
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DIY Craft Project: Dining Room Table Repaint
I have always wanted a bench, farmhouse style table, and years back I got my wish. My Uncle’s Mom had one they needed to find a new home...
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Visual Journal Page 21: The Perfect Combination
I have said it many times, I have the sweet tooth of a 7 year old. My sugar palate never seemed to mature to the dark chocolates of my peers, ...
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Visual Journal Page 20: Breathe In, Breathe Out
There are many nights I lay in bed, my body exhausted, eyes heavy, and mind racing. The endless to do list scrolls through, the what did I for...
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Visual Journal Page 19: Fancy Days
This visual journal page was inspired by an image. It’s hard to remember exactly where I first discovered this, but I know it must have ...
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Visual Journal Page 17: Fear Itself
I have heard the saying, “the only thing to fear is fear itself,” (by Franklin D. Roosevelt) many times in my life. It’s a p...
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