Monthly Archives: February 2012

vintage collection …

[Credit: Effervescent kit by Three Paper Peonies. Dournaling card from Turquoise Edition, Project Life, by Becky Higgins. Font: The Architect.] The girl and I were wandering through the shops on Sunday afternoon – always very dangerous – and came across a bookstore – also very dangerous. What should we find but a new collection of […]

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project 365 – february, week 4 layout …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – i just love clean washing blowing in the breeze on the line … getting ready for one’s third year of uni is hard work. the boy is doing pre-class work, somewhat reluctantly, but doing it nevertheless. there is calculus […]

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treasure box 62 …

This is my little weekly post called treasure box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … aren’t these cute fabric boxes?  You can make your own … you […]

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5 favourite things …

[Credits: Let’s Make a List, by Designs by Lili. Font: The Surf Shop.] A fun product I found this week … Let’s Make a List, by Designs by Lili, at The Lily Pad. [Let’s Make a List, by Designs by Lili … ]

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project 365 – february, week 3 layout …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – a quick trip to the local quilting shop with three quilts plus bindings ready to be quilted. they are getting to know us well!!! … my birthday present arrived in the mail this week, a copy of season two […]

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new phone …

I am beginning to fear that I am becoming a ‘digi-kit collector’ … ok! Who am I kidding? Yes, I collect digi-kits! And sometimes, sometimes I scrap with them. Most of the time, though, I admire them! It’s the previews, you see.  They are just so pretty. Every week I see new stuff by my […]

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the girl and her quilt …

Yes, we have her first quilt back in our hands … we picked it up Friday afternoon, and it didn’t take long to sew that border on, and declare it finished! Even though we are in the middle of summer, she is wandering around the house draped in her quilt, which she loves. Such a […]

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sharing recipes … coconut creamed rice

This is my favourite ‘sweets’ recipe at the moment … since going ‘added sugar-free’ for a few months now, I have struggled to find a dessert that is quick and easy to make (this is made in the microwave), sugar-free, and of course, delicious! Well, I struggle no longer, and here it is … It […]

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project 365 – february, weeks 1 & 2 layouts …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – always exciting, the start of a new quilt … new phones for everyone. it’s that magic time of the year when contracts run out, and we shuffle iphones. the boy and i have new iphones 4s, and the girl […]

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treasure box 61 …

This is my little weekly post called treasure box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … can you see a line of these beautiful glass containers in your […]

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practice …

We are excited that now that school is finished for the girl, she can now return to her beloved music, which she has basically put on hold for two years. As well as starting Uni this year, she is also working on her Grade Eight Piano exam. We haven’t found a teacher yet, but each […]

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Addy Lane Actions …

I came across some sad news on Facebook yesterday; I found this notice on Addy Lane page … ‘This week, all of Addy Lane actions and templates will retire. After Wednesday, they will no longer be available. This is your last chance to purchase any of my action sets so I am offering a store […]

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project 365 – january, weeks 4 & 5 layouts …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – three quilt tops finished, and now they are off to the quilting shop for the next stage. i piece, i don’t quilt, so the quilts will be professionally quilted. much more professional job than i would do … my […]

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for the boy …

Yesterday, the girl and I picked up my first quilt that I finished way back in October. It has been patiently waiting in a queue at the local patchwork shop, so we were very anxious to see it finished. Home it came, and I sewed the binding on, and then hand-sewed for about three hours, […]

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