Monthly Archives: February 2015

DAN THE MAN’S V-DAY GIFTS

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I’ve really been intrigued by all the hand-lettering projects I’ve seen on Pinterest.  I created a Pinterest board for my collection of ideas, and I decided to do my first project on gift tags for Dan the Man’s Valentine’s gifts.  Each tag corresponds with items that I wrapped up in a cute basket.  Read the rest of this entry

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DECORATED CLIPBOARDS

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I’ve written before about the mudroom I’m decorating for my son’s and daughter-in-law’s new house.  I wanted a place for Amanda and Robert (son and DIL) to write their grocery and to-do lists, and I knew Aaron and Lauren (grandkids) would like a place to display art, schoolwork, or photos.  So using two dollar clipboards, scrapbook paper, washi tape, ModPodge, and a few embellishments, I created these cute decorated clipboards.  I hope they love ’em!

WHITE-BOTTOMED CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES

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Look good, don’t they?  I needed a quick dessert the other night.  Because of the horrendous weather occurring outside at the moment, I was reluctant to head to the grocery store.  So I made do with ingredients I already had on hand.  Cream cheese, chocolate chips, eggs, and cake mix to the rescue!

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WINTER MONOGRAM FOR DOOR

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This snowflake-embellished “R” hangs from my side door each winter.  I bought the wooden letter and white snowflakes at Michael’s and used the following tutorial to do the blue and white chevron pattern:  http://2crafty4myskirt.blogspot.com/2013/05/how-to-tape-off-chevron-pattern.html?m=1.  Read the rest of this entry