Fall tutorial: a wee craft and an easy gift

  Okay so first things first. I must give credit where credit is due. Both of these two “activities” were inspired by my sisters. The first by my sister-in-law Emily. I recently moved into a temporary home, all our own… For now…. and we feel so blessed. But when we moved in we agreed to […]

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"You are special…" plates

When I was growing up our family used the famous, red “You are special today…” plate for special occasions and any time we did my beloved Uncle Terry who is very wise and witty would argue… “But you are special every day…”   It got me thinking and those thoughts led to these plates! With […]

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Cashel’s Nursery

A wee tour of Cashel’s nursery. I wanted it to be neutral – or at least easy to transition for future children – but also to feel like a home for a boy. This lead me to ultimately decide against a formal theme and just went for a color scheme.  I focused on mustard yellow, sage […]

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Duck, Duck, Brunch – Baby Shower

Duck, Duck, Brunch A “Duck & Goose” inspired baby shower that my incredible girlfriends threw for me this past weekend was such a beautiful celebration of things our family holds dear. I had to share their thoughtfulness, and the wonderful ideas they came up with. Every detail was so intentional and felt like a big […]

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No-Sew Crayon Wrap

My parents, husband, son and I headed to a favorite restaurant for a birthday dinner for my Dad this past Friday night. Such a special time and I was thoroughly impressed with Cashel’s behavior. I think it is really important to set kids up to be successful in environments like that. Thankfully my Dad had […]

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No Sew Bunting: A Tutorial

I love buntings! I love that they are festive, reusable, and can be tailored to any theme. I also borrowed some for a recent tea party that were not the traditional pennant shaped triangle, but instead were adorable half circles. I decided the next bunting I made would be a strand of semi circles.  My […]

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Homemade Scratch Tickets: A Tutorial

Things you will need: printed scratch cards: I suggest card stock slick, thick packing tape dish soap black acrylic paint foam paintbrush warm place to dry Optional: colored scrapbook paper double sided tape (to back the cards: which made them sturdier and cute!) Here are images of my scratch ticket printables. A friend of mine […]

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Soy Candle Party Favors: A Tutorial

For our recent Stash or Sache Bash a gender reveal for our second little one I wanted to give a thoughtful and themed favor. I also was on a tight budget. I wasn’t sure I could make the candles on my allotted budget, but when I found a 50% of coupon for a local craft […]

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Stash or Sash Bash: The Setup

Our “new baby” was coming and we knew that we wanted to find out his or her gender. I set to selecting a theme and it didn’t take me long! A few options on Pinterest really stood out and I finally settled on one I felt I could do on a budget and have fun […]

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