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The Studio Project

Last week I mentioned that I wanted to start painting again. The first 6 months of last year, I was working on commissions and selling paintings and prints out of my Etsy shop almost daily and it was everything I

While I still have some shopping to do before Christmas, I have found that homemade gifts are always well-received so Chris and I have tried to incorporate that into our holiday gifting plans each year as well. This family tree

When we were growing up, every year for Christmas, my sisters and I always got a calendar for Christmas. We were a big calendaring family–which I guess you kind of have to be when you have 5 kids with 5

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Art For the New House

Once we packed up all of the art, photos and frames in our last house, I suddenly felt disconnected from it.  It no longer felt like our house and now that we’re here in this new house, with still blank

I bought a calendar two weeks ago. I realize we’re almost halfway through the year, but after trying a few electronic calendars on my phone and my laptop–it just wasn’t working.  (How old am I?!) It could be because growing

A few weeks ago, our DIYed wainscoting (or paneling–whichever!) was featured on Apartment Therapy and one of the commenters mentioned that maybe the grid of pictures competes with the wainscoting wall too much and that it might just be too

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Pig!!

While Chris cooked up this for our Easter dinner: I carved my own ham out on our oversized chalkboard: (All the while, Greta was chowing down on cheese from the looks of it. Ha!)  I have been getting requests for