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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Recipes

Delicious Gluten Free Pizza

Sometimes the best recipes are the result of improvisation (or lack of prior planning on my part.) We decided to have homemade pizza for supper one night last week. I had used this recipe once before and we really liked it. The evening before pizza night, I stopped at the grocery store to pick up the toppings but I had forgotten…

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Sewing

Lots of Fabricy Goodness

Yesterday when I went to check the mail, I had a lovely package waiting for me that I’ve been waiting excitedly to arrive. Kristyne from over at Pretty by Hand recently hosted a giveaway on her blog sponsored by Shay from Simply Sweet Fabric. And I won!! Aren’t they pretty! The Red Riding Hood fabric is by Lecien and the…

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Budget Savers, Thrifting

First DIY Project for the New Apartment

In our new apartment, the kitchen counter has an overhang on the living room side that creates a breakfast/eating area. This neccessitated the purchase of two bar stools. When we went shopping we picked out ones that we thought would be comfortable to sit on during meals and also while working on our laptops since the breakfast bar doubles as…

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Embroidery

Vintage Embroidery Monday – Applique Rose

This week’s rose could be completely embroidered but I think it could be turned into something unique and beautiful by cutting the petals, leaves and stem out of various scraps of fabric and appliqueing them onto a background  fabric using a product such as Heat ‘n Bond.  You could then blanket stitch around each appliqued piece. This pattern is available…

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