Ange’s Stole

Hope you are enjoying the holiday season. Before the year was out I wanted to show you one of the projects I’ve been working on recently. This was a clergy stole for my friend Ange, the minister of a local church. She asked me if I could make her one for the Christmas Eve service.…

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National Moment of Silence

Please join me in a national moment of silence in honor of the Sandy Hook victims called for by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. At 9:30 a.m. EST, spend several minutes reflecting quietly on this terrible tragedy and take a five minute pause from all online activity. If you have a website or blog, please spread the word…

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Sunday Stroll

I thought I’d give you a glimpse of what’s growing here at Happy Acres. If you’ve not entered my giveaway, be sure to check out the last post. Deadline is tomorrow at 8 am CST.  I also returned from the International Quilt Show and I have pictures to share which I plan to post tomorrow.…

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Being Grateful

  I really love Thanksgiving. It’s not about the food (we usually eat a small, non-turkey meal on Thursday after volunteering at Christian Life Center). To me, this day is all about being grateful. In the past, I’ve made gratitude journals. It’s a great place to have all of these thoughts in one place. In…

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Cheap Art Journaling

Yesterday I had to get cat litter so why not stop by the craft stores on my way? Hobby Lobby was my first stop. The last time I was in there I bought two large sheets of Archers watercolor paper for 39 cents each. I wish I would have bought the whole bin. My August…

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Giveaway: The Artful Bird

Winner is #3 – Kathy Sands from Illinois – Congrats! Thanks to all who entered. Stay tuned for more giveaways! What a delightful book I received to review recently. I will be giving The Artful Bird: Feathered Friends to Make and Sew away next week. Check out the details below. If you are interested in…

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