Category Archives: Crafty

Happy New Year!

Just back from my trip down south. Santa left this under the tree for me! I will be making a roast later for dinner. The holiday was filled with lots of baking, cooking, and spending time with family. We are … Continue reading

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Small Improvements.

We’ve been making some small improvements to our little Brooklyn apartment. This is one side of where there was once a fireplace. It has always bugged me. We decided to build some book shelves to fill the space. The other … Continue reading

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Happy Holiday!

I am having such a lovely long weekend! I drove upstate on Thursday which is so nice. Lots of food, and friends, and hot summer weather! We bought an AC to take back to Brooklyn with us. There has also … Continue reading

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Decorating With Fabric.

I love this cheery Marimekko print. I needed a largeĀ  piece of art for a wall in my apartment. I decided to have some fabric put on stretchers. I took the fabric to a local framing shop which cost around … Continue reading

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To Tree Or Not To Tree…

Can’t decide if we should get a treeĀ  or not. We are spending xmas in the city this year. We have two large pine trees in our front yard, so if we don’t get I tree I can decorate with … Continue reading

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Orla Kiely pillow.

Well it’s not perfect, but it will do. I had left over Orla Kiely fabric from the table cloth project and made a couple of pillows. One for the house, and one for my bed in the city. I think … Continue reading

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Last night I made raspberry linzer hearts. They were not for an order. They were for me & my valentine. Happy early valentines day!

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Before and after…

I bought this Orla Kiely tablecloth last year from Target. I love the pattern, but I was always afraid of staining it. So I decided to make it into curtains. I made a couple of curtains, and had enough fabric … Continue reading

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