Free Patterns from Homespun Threads!

Aimee from Homespun Threads announced on her blog today that all 29 patterns in her shop are FREE for a limited time.  I don’t know how long limited is, but I suggest you hurry on over there in case your definition is different from hers.  Spit Spot. I managed to limit myself to a reasonable… 

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PB Knock Off: Project Round-Up

Now it’s time for the really good stuff – everything you’ve been making!  We honestly got more inspiration from the knock offs you sent us than from the actual Pottery Barn catalog.  Give yourselves a hand! The first two get an award for speediest crafters.  They’ve already made projects from a tutorial this week!  Pass… 

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The 4th Anniversary of Adrianna’s 25th Birthday

I’ve looked everywhere. I can’t find the guide to celebrating a friend’s 4th anniversary of their 25th birthday. Somebody help me out? In the meantime, I’ve decided to go with this plan: 1) Interrupt PB Knock Off week: Holiday Edition to say “Happy Birthday Adrianna!”2) Drag self and two kids to the post office the… 

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PB Knock Off Week: Holiday Edition

Hi everyone!  Tomorrow we’re going to kick off a whole week of Pottery Barn Knock Offs for the holidays.  There are so many beautiful things to be found at PB, but we’re not a fan of the smelling salts required to revive us after we see some of those price tags.  So it’s no secret… 

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To the Max

Our friend Kim is due to have her baby boy Max on December 20th so we had a nice little shower for her yesterday.   Unlike the other 5 pregnant ladies I know, Kim found out the gender of her baby and told us what his name would be, so I was able to make her a gender-specific, personalized… 

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On Our Bookshelf: Flakey the Naked Snowman

Naked Snowman? We in the crafty world would say that we could fix that, lickety-split. But the point of this book isn’t about nakedness, really. Or about fixing Flakey. A friend of a friend, Amy Tubbs, wrote and animated this book to offer her take on “alternative giving”– and Flakey is a loveable messenger. The… 

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