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Forceful Valentines

PLEASE READ this carefully before asking me to email you the printable files!

(Welcome new readers! I also have a round-up of other Valentine ideas HERE. )

If you’re a frequent reader of craft blogs, you’ve no doubt seen those cute Valentines that feature a photograph of a child with an outstretched fist, and a lollipop stuck through […]

Still snowy

My son wanted to play with clay last weekend, so I used that as an opportunity to finish up a project that had been in the back of my mind for more than a year. I had several leftover snowmen heads from making THESE little jar toppers in 2010, and I couldn’t decide what to do […]


We’re a little behind on finishing our thank-you notes for Christmas, but I’m determined to finish them this weekend. Here are a few cards and envelopes I made using my Silhouette machine. I love how easy it was to cut the envelopes out of pretty magazine pages!

I tried a few different methods for making the cards. […]

Grown-up Gifts

Now that the New Hampshire Primary is finally over, I am looking forward to having a bit more time to sew and craft! Today was my first day off in 19 days. I haven’t calculated my overtime yet, but I covered more than 50 Jon Huntsman events during that time all over the state. It didn’t […]

Decked Halls

I hate, hate, hate taking down Christmas decorations. Though we did put up our tree pretty early this year, which helps a bit. But what is nagging me now is that there were so many decorations I wanted to make and display that never came to be… since we painted the living room last January, none of our old […]