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CHRISTMAS MONOGRAM

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When I made the cork monogram Z for my friend Carol, I bought two Z’s.  I bought the second one because I’d forgotten I’d already purchased one (a brief moment of old-age-ness!).  Not knowing any other Z friends, I decided to make the extra Z into something Christmas-y for Carol.  This is a true story of crapsmanship — I had many missteps along the way, but in the end, it turned out cute, cute, cute!

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MORE PUMPKIN CRAP … ER, CRAFT

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Several weeks ago, I posted a craft where I glammed up a faux pumpkin so it would lose some of its orange-y brightness.  Today, I bought another pumpkin, antiqued it with brown craft paint, and then got the inspiration for this monogram.  I already had the these pearlized pins on hand from another project.  I purchased these in the sewing section of Wal-Mart, and they remind me of my mom and her sewing attempts.  I’m afraid I come by my craftsmanship honestly!

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