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The artistry of drywall

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The artistry of drywall

Hello friend, We are making progress on the remodel! Or maybe it is just progress that has a visual impact so it seems to be moving faster. Either way, it is so exciting. It is great to be able to share my excitement with you. It was a scary step to start covering the open walls with drywall. They are heavy, awkward and slightly fragile. I have to admit, I have never been very good at cutting a straight line! Rather ironic since I am a seamstress by trade. In sewing, my not so perfectly straight edges are encased in...

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We have a pocket door!

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We have a pocket door!

Hello friend,  There is line from a movie that I always think of when I start a post... "Dear friend: I like to start my notes to you as if we're already in the middle of a conversation. I pretend that we're the oldest and dearest friends..." As I mentioned before I have tried my hand at some new projects. There is a major project that my wonderful son and I have taken on this year. We are remodeling our kitchen. And when I say we...I mean we! The entire process has been him and I side by side. (With...

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Did the child in you every make you a promise to the adult you?

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Did the child in you every make you a promise to the adult you?

Hello friend,  Someone asked me if I could make their little girl some MLP ears. I scoured the internet and found this wonderful website Stitch & Pink. It is a great, simple pattern so I made her a few. And then I decided to make a few more and sell them once I saw how excited she was to have this to wear. They fasten with barretts, so they can be adjusted or added to most hair styles.  You may be asking, Why am I selling them in my shop?  Well, when I was a little one I would go to...

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