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Finished Painting the Carvings

It seems like it was forever ago that I showed you the samples I had painted. I decided that I just needed to sit down and do them so that they could be done and off of my table. I … Continue reading

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A Jesus Shed – Part 2

So, I told you that Jay is building a Jesus Shed (a.k.a. creche). It is massive and taking up a large portion of our basement. However, we are only a few weeks away from Advent so this has to be … Continue reading

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How to Prepare to Crochet/Knit A Blanket From a Pattern

There are a LOT of blog posts, instructions and YouTube videos about this topic, but perhaps I can put some of this in such a way that it might click for somebody. I am FAR from an expert on the … Continue reading

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A Jesus Shed

This past summer one of the guys from church asked Jay to be involved with a project. Currently our creche at church involves a basic manger with plastic figures of Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus. They light up. Well, I … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #27

Project Linus Blanket #27 “Cartoon Cowboy Boots” I apologize for the picture, but now that daylight savings time has ended I’m not home when it’s light out. Pictures come out best when they are done in the natural light so … Continue reading

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Painting the Carvings…

The other night I dreamed that Jay’s sister received a beautiful set of china as a wedding gift. Along with the china was a set of silverware with gorgeous ceramic handles. The problem was that the handles were very long … Continue reading

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Project Custom Clothes- Bodycon Dress

Have you ever heard of the term ‘Bodycon Dress’? I hadn’t until I asked “Jamie” to look around and determine what garments she would like to have in her custom clothing wardrobe. A Bodycon dress was on her list. I … Continue reading

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