Machine Applique Trivet

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Dresden Applique OESD

I made this pretty trivet to give to a friend of ours for Christmas. Fran works with Jesse, and she and her husband have become good friends of the family. A couple of months ago they came over and we made pierogi and borscht together, so the eastern-european flair of [read more…]

Hand Print Christmas Ornament

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Hand Print Snow Men |

I keep saying I’m done with handprint crafts. But it seems I can’t resist. At least I’ve finally found an age where it’s not a complete disaster. In fact, I made three of these little ornaments in about a half hour, in between frantic bouts of packing for our holiday [read more…]

Happy New Year!

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It has officially been over a month since my last post. Yikes!┬áThe holidays were a whirlwind of fun and excitement for our family, hence the lack of updates. Don’t worry, though. I’ve returned with lots of material for future posts, and the Inky Linky will make its return on Wednesday. [read more…]

Adventures in Child Photography

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I just realized that I’d been waiting until my Christmas cards went out to post this, and then I forgot all about it. I went sortof crazy over our cards this year. I wanted a cute, festive baby picture, but I procrastinated long enough that I didn’t have the time [read more…]