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watch out for those reptiles…

My mother’s birthday was last week, but this year I’m getting her something for her birthday and Christmas combined, so she’ll have to wait a few more weeks. I wanted to give her a little something on her birthday, though, so I made her a little 5X7″ photobook by pairing Christmas pictures of her three grandchildren […]

Red, it is. (for now)

Thanks for all the advice re: what color pillows I should use for my sofa. For now, I’m going to go with red, because I happened to find some great, ridiculously cheap fabric. My college roommate was visiting last weekend, so we went shopping at the outlet stores in Kittery, Maine, where we found this 58″ […]

Ready for Christmas

Or, at least ready to curl up on the (newly slipcovered!) sofa and hide when I get overwhelmed with everything I want to do before the holidays. I finally finished this quilt that I started in January. The quilt top was done in January, then I waited until summer to baste it and quilt it. The […]

Help, please


It’s been almost a year since we painted our living room, and I just now finished the slipcover for the couch. I bought the fabric in January, and I think I started working on it in June. There was nothing enjoyable about this project, though I am quite happy with the results. My co-worker […]