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  • Handmade Clay Tags & I'm Inspired
    on Jan 29, 2011 in freckled inspiration Clay tags
    Hi, sweets. I just wanted to sharewhat I've been making. {Picture mad scientist in his lab with boisterous laughter when he made something that he liked.}Bwahahahahaha. No. But these were seriously enjoyable to design and create.  {Let's ju...
  • {Air Your Laundry Friday} Link Party #13
    on Jan 28, 2011 in air your laundry
    Hi, pumpkin pies. (See? Switched it up a bit this time.)  I spent my free time today making a few more clay tag designsand just finished visiting all of the pretty linksfrom last week's party. I can check today off as a lovely day. As always,th...
  • {Air Your Laundry Friday} TEXTILE Link Party #13
    on Jan 28, 2011 in air your laundry
    Hi, pumpkin pies. (See? Switched it up a bit this time.)  I spent my free time today making a few more clay tag designsand just finished visiting all of the pretty linksfrom last week's party. I can check today off as a lovely day. As always,th...
  • What I'm Loving Wednesday
    on Jan 26, 2011 in freckled inspiration
    Although I don't think this will be a reoccurring theme every week,it was a fitting title for today's post. I'm loving the new online painting sessionsthat my dear blogging friend, Catherine is hosting. She just started her first watercolour session...
  • Pretty Things
    on Jan 25, 2011
    I have a new, GORGEOUS shopin the Vintage Market. Melinda's designs are breathtaking. "All of my designs are hand crafted using inspirational objet d'art from past and present. I use vintage elements in many of my designs and any new elements...
  • Hand Painted Mirror with French Quote
    on Jan 24, 2011 in Tutorials Shabby
    If you haven't noticed, I like simple. I am decorating my Valentines mantel (for the very first time ever)   just so. Simple. (And sweet.)   I'll share it as soon as it's finished (because simple takes time, you know)   but here is...
  • Lavender Dipped Letters TUTORIAL
    on Jan 23, 2011 in Tutorials
    Hi, sweetie pies. Hope you're having a lovely Saturday. Here is the lavender dipped letter tutorialthat some of you wanted. It's too easy. Messy. But easy. I should say that I do NOT growmy own lavender...yet. I buy my organic dried lavender bu...
  • Hallway Nook Damask Stenciling
    on Jan 23, 2011
    Hi! As a resident bloggerfor the DIY Club,I was given the opportunityto choose a stencilfrom Cutting Edge Stencilsthis month. I chose the Anna Damask stenciland a white on gray paint,and I LOVE it. Meet my neglected hallway nook before... ...and afte...
  • {Air Your Laundry Friday} Link Party #12
    on Jan 21, 2011 in air your laundry
    I looked through 35 of theprettiest textile projects this week. As always,thank you for linking or looking! Last week's freckled favoritesfolder was originally about 10 deepbut I narrowed it down to a handful. Chris at Red Gate Farmmade these gorgeou...
  • Lavender Monogram
    on Jan 16, 2011 in lavender
    Hi, sweets! I'm all about lavender at the moment and wanted to share what I worked on this week(when I wasn't in intermittent comas from the sniffly, sneezy, coughy, stuffy, achy head,fever so you can rest medicine.) Seriously.What is the deal with...
  • {Air Your Laundry Friday} Link Party #11
    on Jan 14, 2011
    Hi, apple pies! Once again,there were so many creativeand beautiful projectslinked up last week. I really appreciate you alllinking up your lovely textile projects or just stopping in toencourage those that did. Here are my freckled favorites fr...
  • A Sneak Peek and Cool Parties
    on Jan 10, 2011 in Hallway
    Hi, sweets! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I spent it waving my vintage chic wand (a.k.a. paint roller)   over a neglected hallway nook. Here's a peek... It turned out so lovelyand I can't wait to share it with you. As a happy lil' Reside...
  • {Air Your Laundry Friday} Link Party #10
    on Jan 7, 2011
    I just love this link party. As always,there were so many wonderful projectsto browse through. I always narrow it down to a few ofmy favorites but I really do love them all. Thank you for taking the time to link them up. My freckled favs for the week...
  • Gray Paint Color & Tips for Taking Photos of a Window
    on Jan 6, 2011 in living room
    Hi, sweeties. Some of you have emailed me,wanting to know what light gray paint colorI used in my living roomand how to take a picture of a window(that is, if I figured it out). Well, I did. I think. If you didn't catch my last post, I shared my n...
  • A coat of gray paint, some curtains, and...stuff.
    on Jan 4, 2011 in living room
    Hello. I've been buzzing aroundthe house of laundry in my spare momentsgetting a few things done. I finished painting the windowin the front living room {white}and it's wall {light gray}. It's the prettiest shade of true light grayand I can't wait to...
  • 1.1.11 - Remembering a Year of Little Dreams
    on Jan 1, 2011
    Blessings for a happy 2011, sweets.I embrace the change and opportunities of a new yearbut 2010 holds a particular nook n' cranny in my heart. I will remember 2010 as the year thatthis creative, freckled, stay at home mother of [then] infant twinsand...
  • {Air Your Laundry Friday} Link Party #9
    on Jan 1, 2011 in air your laundry
    Hi, sweets! Today is my 4th Wedding Anniversary so I'm going to keep thispost short and sweet! I have a movie and some popcorn waitin' for me.  Thank you so much for linking up last week!  Here are my freckled favorites...  Tube...
  • Top 10 of 2010
    on Dec 29, 2010
    This is my first ever end of the year postand I've noticed a "Top 10 of 2010" theme going on. So, I'm jumping on this blogwagon, interrupted by a brief moment of reflection. 2010 has been a truly wonderful journey of... Creating. Writing. B...
  • My Shabby Chic Laptop
    on Dec 27, 2010
    Not really. But it IS white. And perfect. It arrived this morning as a gift to our familyfrom my husband's awesome mother and sisters. I cannot tell you how HAPPY I am! My old Gateway laptop was such a trooperbut it acquired some "kinks" along the w...
    on Dec 24, 2010
    From my family to yours,MERRY CHRISTMAS! For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of P...