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(via) "The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful." e.e. cummings  … [Read more...]

Sophisticated Paper Mache


Pretty amazing what some people can do with a cardboard box and an exacto knife... Find a pattern and tutorial on how to create these paper mache teacpups at Ann Wood.  Lovely! And for a glittery version-- Connie from The Paper Dialogues made the teacup and gave it some dazzle. Thanks Ann Wood and Connie Lyu. … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Printables


It's a bird... it's a plane... it's a "Dad's A Superhero" set of printables and project! By Jordan Ferney of Oh Happy Day! via Alpha Mom What hero wouldn't be psyched to receive this box? And keeping with the super hero theme:  A Father's Day banner and more from My Delightful Designs Hey Ho Daddio-- Retro Father's Day labels from Martha Stewart Funky Father's Day clip … [Read more...]

Crafty Soiree #38… A linky party featuring parties


Let's celebrate A Crafty Soiree by enjoying some party ideas: I'm enchanted by this Vintage Paper Doll Party from Christie at Three Pixie Lane. OK-- the details of this party are too fantastic. You must go visit Christie to see how she pulled all the goodness together in such a darling way. I may be a tiny bit biased-- I use a vintage Betsy McCall paper doll in my blog banner! Clever party ideas from sisters … [Read more...]

Spring Organizational Printables


Hi Friends! Summer officially starts June 21st... which means there is still plenty o' time left this spring to get organized and to anticipate sweet summer. Countdown to Summer printable numbers and delightful bicycle graphic from Eighteen25. A charming Spring Photo Checklist from the talented Rebecca Cooper via her blog Simple as That Jumpstart your spring cleaning with this fabulous Weekly Cleaning … [Read more...]

Mexicali Hamburger Casserole


Ingredients 1-1/2  lb. lean ground beef 1 15-oz. can Mexican-style diced tomatoes 1-1/2  cups frozen whole kernel corn, thawed 1/2  cup plus 2 tablespoons finely shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided 1/2  cup all-purpose flour 1/2  cup yellow cornmeal 1 Tbsp. sugar 1-1/4  tsp. baking powder 1   egg, beaten 2/3 cup milk 2  Tbsp. cooking oil Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In 12-inch skillet cook … [Read more...]

Splendid Succulents Project


What do you think of succulents? I've been very taken with them lately. They don't require as much water as many types of plants, or need to be planted in deep pots. Their roots do well in shallow containers-- making them perfect for my less-than-perfect vintage and bargain finds. Supplies: I used some stained china teacups, a broken bird mug, a marred lusterware bowl, and a bowl from Target's dollar bin for … [Read more...]

All abuzz over honeycomb freebies


Hi Friends! First I want to tell you I have been feeling sad and frustrated by Blogger lately. When I try to leave comments I get this message basically saying "Blogger isn't working... sorry!" Although my blog isn't on blogger, most people/bloggers are, so please accept my apologies if you haven't heard from me lately. I'll keep trying. Onto honeycomb goodness: Katrina from Pugley Pixel is … [Read more...]

The Caterpillar


(via)  Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. Anonymous … [Read more...]

2nd Saturdayz in Snohomish this Weekend

2nd Saturdayz

Hello! I am a BIG fan of the 2nd Saturdayz Market Flea Market here in the Seattle area. Promoters/Vendors Linda Morrison and Deb Bock have this crazy talent for creating and displaying vintage and up-cycled things. I have an immediate two-step reaction when I go to their flea market. It throws me into a swoon and then I quickly whip out my wallet. It's 2nd Saturdayz's one year anniversary this weekend and the … [Read more...]