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friday archive dive!

these dives have been a fun way to get to know other bloggers and to give life to some old posts. i’ll be wrapping up these dives in december, so if you have been wanting to share, now is the … Continue reading

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kids made it so: a simple gift for teacher

we usually give consumables as teacher gifts. i imagine that most teachers are inundated with “stuff” each year, so our go-to gifts are usually gift certificates to teacher supply stores, their favourite package of tea or coffee, or something along … Continue reading

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milk carton bird feeders: kids made it so

a classic craft. this milk-carton bird feeder has been made many times in many ways. a great way to keep little creative hands busy for an afternoon…the photos are pretty much self-explanatory. the supplies can be found at most dollar … Continue reading

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bathroom reno

we recently finished re-doing our powder room. are they still called that? it’s just a little two-piece space, on the main floor. i did like the way it was before, just a simple little spot. it had a white pedestal … Continue reading

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re-covering an old lamp shade

i have this old lamp shade. i’ve had it since i was a child. it has moved with me, many times, and the ratty, pleated “dusty rose” cover was more dusty than rose. and so, i stripped off the fabric, … Continue reading

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