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creativity is contagious…in a good way.

weekend in a nutshell: knit organized

when you go into a yarn store, there is (of course) yarn. and patterns. and then these inspiring little bags with both yarn and matching pattern paired together. all co-mingling and ready to be thrown onto needles and knit up … Continue reading

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weekend in a nutshell: nature’s palette

one of my favourite things when choosing yarn or fabric for a project is mixing and matching colours, patterns and textures. we went for a hike this weekend, and what i love about this time of year is mother nature … Continue reading

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how to make a mockingjay pin out of clay

i wanted to make a mockingjay pin for my daughter. for those not familiar, the mockingjay pin is from the hunger games trilogy written by susanne collins. it is a recurring symbol in the series of books, and the pin … Continue reading

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making a magic themed birthday party

before i get into it, i just want to admit something. (if you’re here for the how-to, feel free to skip down to the photos below. poof. magic.) i have an inner struggle with themed parties. which may be surprising, … Continue reading

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weekend in a nutshell: moving on

this weekend, our next door neighbours moved away. our kids grew up with theirs, and we’ll miss the random knocks on the door asking to play, the impromptu get-togethers…invitations over the fence, drinks on the deck while the kids play, … Continue reading

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