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I’m on Craft Project Central!

I am so excited to announce that I was invited to be a guest designer over at Craft Project Central! Craft Project Central is a subscription service that gives you detailed, full-color, step-by-step instructions for 10 different projects each month. My project is the first one up in November. This lovely boxed set of four … Continue reading »

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Kente Cloth Dresses

We are almost at the end of Black History Month, and we have had a variety of celebrations at school throughout the month. We started it off with the African-American Read-In, and will be finishing it up tomorrow with a soul food lunch. One of the ways that the students could participate was by making … Continue reading »

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Fall Fun Blog Hop

Welcome to the Labor Day Fall Fun Blog Hop! A couple of weeks ago I saw some amazing stampers tweeting about putting together a Labor Day Blog Hop. I asked if I could play too, and am so excited to be a part of this hop! As you meet our stampy bloggers today, you may … Continue reading »

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Chalkboard Owl

Eve had the hardest time deciding which of the Decor Elements chalkboard pieces she wanted for her new room — the hippo or the owl? After much careful thought and deliberation, she went with the owl. We finally had time to put him up over the weekend. (This is the largest size.) These go up … Continue reading »

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Snowflake Tea Light

A huge thank you to Tanya for posting this adorable snowflake tea light candle set on her blog! After seeing her post so many different versions of the tea lights, I just had to try it. It was so much easier than I thought it was going to be! In fact, we are going to … Continue reading »

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The Baby’s Room!

My brother and his wife are expecting their first child in about a month. I am super excited about the imminent arrival of my new nephew, and almost as excited that they picked some super fun Decor Elements with which to decorate the baby’s room! One of the great things about using these here in … Continue reading »

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Robot for Baby

My brother and his wife are expecting their first baby in about seven weeks. They were really excited about the decorating possibilities when I showed them the Decor Elements catalog. They picked out a few they wanted to put up to decorate the baby’s room. I went over today to show them how the Decor … Continue reading »

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Springtime in the Library

This week’s Pals Paper Arts challenge is “Anything but a Card,” so I figured it would be the perfect time to show you how my library has been transformed for spring! I am truly blessed this year to have most amazing library assistant! Karen is not only incredibly competent, but she is artistic as well. … Continue reading »

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A Princess for my Princess

When we moved into our new apartment last summer, I told Eve that she could pick whichever Decor Elements she wanted for her new room. (You might remember that she used to have butterflies on her wall.) She picked the princess, carriage, and castle — all in pink. No real shock there. But when we … Continue reading »

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Do Good. Be Kind.

For those of you that do not know, I am an elementary school librarian. When I saw the new Decor Element that said “Do Good. Be Kind” it really resonated with me. Of all of things we teach children, this is the most important. If they can learn these two items, then our job is … Continue reading »

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