Monday Stuff – Poison T-Shirts, Origami Flowers, Homemade Bread & Such

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{1} My weekend started off great, and I was blessed to volunteer at the Women of Faith One Day conference in Wichita on Saturday.  This is a new format for them this year and I thought it was pretty great – especially for those who usually can’t afford the time or expense to attend the weekend events.  My awesome hubby helped me pack my lunch Saturday evening {since my food allergies would keep me Continue Reading

DIY Liquid Soap – Pinterest Inspired Project {P.I.P.}

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Welcome to a new feature I like to call PIP {or Pinterest Inspired Project}.  We all love finding helpful hints, techniques, creative ideas on Pinterest, but sometimes don’t you wonder if they really work? I love it when someone shares their personal experience…which makes me a little braver about trying something new.  The picture below is linked to my inspiration.  I am interested in this not Continue Reading

Simple and Springy – Front Door Decor

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So how’s your weather been?  I know much of the country has experienced an unseasonably warm winter and Southern Kansas is no exception.  In fact it’s currently 69 degrees here this afternoon – I’ve definitely got to get to work on my pedicure for the sandals and flip flops! I actually love winter…and snow…so I’ve been a little disappointed with our fair weather of late.  However, I decided to Continue Reading

31 Days of Progress Day 24 :: DIY Black Furniture and A Message

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Each day is full of new lessons to learn, victories to celebrate, and mistakes to keep one humble {oh, and teach us a thing or two}.  I’ve been quiet this week, it started with a 2-day migraine and the rest has been the worst case of insomnia I’ve ever had for a week straight. At my age, 2-4 hours a night is not going to cut it.  I had to use what reliable mental energy I had for feeding my Continue Reading

DIY Artwork – Canvas and Coffee Filters

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E very time someone tells me I am creative I think “no, not really…I just know something good when I see it and am brave enough to try to duplicate it.” My living room is mostly neutral with pops of accent colors (mainly, turquoise/teal, green, and cranberry).  But recently I decided I wanted to de-emphasize the warm reddish tones for spring and summer and feature the blue and green colors more Continue Reading