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The chalkboard wall I added to my kids' playroom.

Weekend Projects: Converting Our Dining Room to a Playroom

A little over a year ago we handed over another room of our tiny 1400 square foot house to our little boy and it all started with a teepee. While deciding what to get Cooper for his first real Christmas (the previous year he was a tiny 6 weeks old) I discovered the most adorable…

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Craft Projects: Creating Cooper’s Nursery

Nick and I have been waiting a long time to meet our first baby, Cooper James Panetta. Since March, we have patiently gone through each day, week, and month, counting down the days, checking our weekly updates, visiting the doctor, picking up baby necessities, and checking off our to do list. Now, finally, tomorrow is…

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Guest Post: How to Make Custom Wine Bottle Labels by Ruth Hinds

Having your own wine bottle labels at your wedding is a great way to add a personal touch without breaking the bank. Coupled with this, they can be fairly easy to make once you know what you’re doing! A little bit of creativity and some simple equipment is all you need. Let’s take a look…

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Review and Giveaway: Photobox Canvas Print (closed)

A few weeks ago I was contacted by Roy Bainbridge, the PR Manager of a UK company Photobox, about doing a review and giveaway of their canvas print line. Photobox is an online digital photograph company, specializing in photograph based gifts. They offer a range of items, from photo albums made from your uploaded files…

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Mixed Media Art: Encaustic Chair

I am very excited to share my most recent art series. I began experimenting with encaustic collage with my fork and spoon paintings (click here to see them) and recently tried out patterned paper collages, and fell in love! I have always enjoyed collaging, which is evident through my enthusiasm for visual journaling, and I…

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Craft Project: DIY Chalkboard

If you haven’t heard of chalkboard paint yet, you must be living under a rock, or in another country that doesn’t carry chalkboard paint in their hardware stores. I have known about chalkboard paint for awhile, but I finally mustered up the courage, and the time to buy a pint and try it out for…

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