Tag Archive: DIY

Dec 02

Handcrafted Christmas Ornaments

For many years, when my older children were small, we would always give each child their own ornament at Christmas. Every year, each ornament would have the child’s name and year written on it. Then, when the children grew up and had their own families, they had a collection of Christmas ornaments that not only …

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Sep 30

Our new home

Well, it’s not exactly NEW . . . but it is new to us! And it is SO much bigger than our sweet little lake cottage, and it is SO much closer to the girls’ schools, and that is a really BIG deal to our family. Although it is an older house, it has great …

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Apr 21

Mother’s Day DIY Clipboard at Hometalk

Have you ever visited Hometalk? This is a fun and informative community website where you can ask and / or answer questions, post DIY projects, and discover new ideas for your own home and family DIY projects. I love it! I put together a clip board of DIY projects for Hometalk a few months ago, …

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Jul 31

It’s Thursday! Favorite Things this week . . .

Another tutu! This one is made from glittery pink and silver tulle, hand-tied onto a silver ribbon sash that ties in the back. In between the strips of pink and silver tulle I tied pink and silver ribbons. So simple yet so sweet!   Little Miss Wren is having a birthday party in September so …

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Jul 29

Why not make it yourself?

We’ve been working on putting together more DIY tutorials for sewing and crafting at Vintage Mama’s Cottage, and sometimes we just get going in several directions at once! Our first job, however, is to draft the patterns so that the sizes are correct for all of our eBook patterns. But in between the hours of …

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Jul 24

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop- The Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop is where you can link your favorite post of the week or write a post about your favorite things and share it with old and new followers. The hop is hosted and posted on 3 different blogs! Please follow all of us. Your link …

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Mar 14

Another invitation to spring: Hurry UP!

Two more snow days – it is not that staying at home is a problem . . . in fact, if I could get away with it, I would stay home all the time and work on my projects. But that is not how the real world works, so I do need to get out …

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May 08

Wordless Wednesday: Mother’s Day


   MOTHER’S DAY BANNER CARD KITS  from Vintage Mama’s Cottage by RUBY! www.mamaslittletreasures.etsy.com  Please join us for WORDLESS WEDNESDAY at Create with Joy – we would love to stop by your blog to see YOUR Wordless Wednesday post so come on over and link up!

May 06

Inspire Me Monday: Mother’s Day

Since we made our first Mother’s Day Banner Card last year for our Grandma, we’ve been talking about other banner cards that we could make. The list is endless! We made a new GRANDMA banner card, a MOTHER banner card, and a FATHER banner card . . . .  and now we are on to …

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Aug 08

Ruby for Women, August, 2011

Open publication – Free publishing – More crafts