Featured Project on Burdastyle, done with skirt, and mood boards for my first official collection, and home improvement…

Hello all,Yesterday (it’s still up today as well) the Lemonade and Bento box dresses were featured projects on the BurdaStyle website. If you like to sew, and you have not been to the BurdaStyle website, I suggest you check it out. I adore it. We have a great community, with the most amazing people. It’s […]

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Our New Home…our story, what we learned, and what is to come!

HELLO ALL! I am so thrilled to finally be in our new home. For those of you who follow my blog, you know that I was talking about moving a little over a year ago. Yes…the process took that long, and it came in two stages…here is what happened… Picture I took of our new […]

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Wouldn’t you just know it! Please excuse my rant….

Wow…so far the feelings and hunches I was having last week, about what would happen this week are becoming reality. It would figure that when I have projects to finish and two midterms to complete, that ton of other stuff would happen.For instance…I had a feeling that someone would want to take a look at […]

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……………..hurry up and wait………………

Home at last…I can’t wait to be able to say that again. And the wait continues……. Our home has been on the market just over two months. We have had a few showings, and still no solid bite. My whole family is getting rather restless, especially me, as I can not work the way I want […]

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Cupid Dress finished, and more…

I have finished the “Cupid Dress” and it looks so pretty on Ciarra. We will be taking photos of her wearing it, and posting them in the next few days. Cupid dress fabric I am going to be making some jackets, coats, and some sundresses in the next couple of weeks. I designed a vintage […]

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Staging time…and some tips for selling your house

Picture of a rare evening rainbow! I took this with the panorama mode on my iphone. It happened just as the sun was setting.  Happy Monday!!This week my family and I have headed into the final “staging” of our home. All that is left to do is wash windows, straighten up, and have the interior […]

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The New Red Door

The New Red Door! Here are the pictures of the new red front door. It took a few coats of paint to get it where we wanted it, but it looks fantastic now. We added new locks, door knob, and door knocker. I painted red pots for the stairs, and also the garden beds in […]

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HAPPY SUMMER SOLSTICE!!! and please vote for me!

HAPPY SUMMER EVERYONE!!!!I have been so busy with everything, that I almost forgot to make this post!!! Summer is finally here!!!YAY!!!!!!!I am looking forward to the end of next week, when everything will begin to slow down for my family, and we can actually enjoy ourselves a bit. We have been working SO HARD to […]

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Looking back….a photo montage of memories…

With each place that my family and I have lived, there are specific memories associated with our life in that particular space and time. Now that we are about to move on and into a new phase in our lives, I can’t help but look back at the memories we have made over the past […]

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What a weekend! Progress was made, with just a bit more to go!

This past weekend was so incredibly busy for my family, yet much progress was made. We ran errands, painted bathrooms, primed the hall, re-painted the living room, painted some terra cotta pots bright red, and then planted them, cleaned out gutters, and did tons of packing! WHEW!! Next up on the list is priming and […]

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