Category Archives: How To

Lucky Stars

One of my favorite techniques I learned from Operation Write Home was how to make ruffle cards. This is a fabulous way to use up scraps that make gorgeous cards. When I first saw this I knew I would love … Continue reading

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iDevice Blogging – the battle continues

So this whole iDevice blogging is working, but like a car held together with duct tape and fishing line. More of what doesn’t work…Blogger+. It was a wasted $2.99. Cant even get it set up properly. Just as useless as … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cake with Blackberry Filling and Cream Cheese Frosting

While we’ve been busy working the disaster this week, one day during lunch one of my volunteers said “tomorrow we should order dessert”.  I got to leave the office that day at a normal hour, so I went home inspired … Continue reading

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Ending the Year on a Upswing

I was quite excited to finish my first quilting project this evening.  I had started this table set months ago, only to get extremely frustrated when it came to binding the two quilted pieces.  This project literally sat for 2+ … Continue reading

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Beaded Candy Canes

My favorite Christmas ornament I made this year was beaded candy canes.  They’re shiny, easy and look great with lights.  I made mine with an assortment of small glass beads, you can use various sizes, just be sure they’re all … Continue reading

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