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Martha Bonneau
Crystal Lake, IL
Crafty mama to the world's cutest 4 yo
Interests: Crafting esp. sewing and scrapbooking, China adoption, decorating,
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For about a year and a half now I have been selling my flair over at Etsy but this week I decided to try something new and opened a Big Cartel shop as well! I put together a few embellishment... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Sharing my September projects created with my new favorite Cocoa Daisy kit, Story Time. From the exclusive papers, which are the best yet this month, to all of the embellishments these kits are packed! Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Reveal for the new Sepetmeber Cocoa Daisy Story Time kits is quickly approaching so I wanted to share a couple of sneaks with you! Everything is so good this time around that I went with the Main kit, the Day... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Today I am thrilled to share a project that I created for Tombow Sticky U. When Tombow contacted me and asked if I would participate in their Sticky U I immediately said yes as I have been a fan of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at mugsyboo
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This week I changed things up just a bit. So far this year I have been using a grid format and mostly iPhone pics but after taking pictures with my "real" camera this week I decided to use those. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at mugsyboo
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We had so much fun taking back to school pictures a couple of days ago we decided to do round two, Harry Potter themed this time. I pulled a few of the Harry Potter books together along with some accessories... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at mugsyboo
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No school doesn't start for 2 more weeks. Yes we have already taken back to school pictures! This is what happens when I can't sleep and end up surfing Pinterest in the wee hours of the morning. What started as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Sharing my August Cocoa Daisy projects featuring the August Modern+Vintage kits...this month I received the main kit, the Day In The Life kit, the Thrift Shop add-on and the Downtown Boutique add-on. I also used the Origami stamp set for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at mugsyboo
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One of my favorite things Chen Chen and I have been doing this summer is working on her photography. We have been making the effort to go out at least once a week to work on an exercise. If we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at mugsyboo
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We don't watch a lot of tv during the day, but in the rare occasion that we have it on in the background we usually have HGTV on & Chen Chen loves the show Love It or List It. Yesterday... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at mugsyboo
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The new Getting' The Scoop On The Sweet Days of Summer Issue starts over at Paper Issues today and I have a summer themed project to share featuring product from Bella Blvd. Head on over to Paper Issues to link... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Even though I haven't been posting my pages as much, I have still been able to keep up with my Project Life album on a weekly basis. I cannot believe that 6 months have flown by and that I have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Every week on Wednesdays I try to sit down and get a jump start on my Project Life pages for the week. I start printing out pictures and deciding which color/style cards I will use and then I search my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Sharing my projects created with the July Viewfinder kit today. This month I got the main kit, the Day In The Life kit, the Day Trip add-on and the Scenic Route add-on...I couldn't narrow it down this month as everything... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at mugsyboo
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When we went to Tennessee earlier this month to visit family, Chen Chen's grandfather gave her a DSLR camera that I had originally given to him when I upgraded mine back in the day when I was employed and had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at mugsyboo
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After much anticipation, someone finally turned 6 today! We don't do big parties but I do like to decorate for her...over the past few weeks she had been going back and forth between another kitty birthday (as in Hello Kitty),... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at mugsyboo
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On our trip to Tennessee last week we did something I have been wanting to do for a while....we stayed at Wigwam Village in Cave City, Kentucky. The past couple of years as we have driven through we have pulled... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Today we kicked off our annual summer trip to Nashville with a stop in Indianapolis at the Children's Museum to see the Terra Cotta Warriors exhibit. We have been aniticipating seeing this exhibit since we first heard it was coming... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Last night was reveal for subscribers over at Cocoa Daisy so I finally get to share my projects. Items that are still in stock may be purchased by the general public starting at midnight (EST) on June 1st, don't forget... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Today I am sharing a quick tutorial on how I created this super cute photo backdrop for Memorial Day (or any summer) pictures for only $4. That's right....$4! You will only need a couple of things, the first of which... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at mugsyboo
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...and it isn't a one way trip. We fell in love with someone across the ocean and as she crossed that great divide home with us she left so much behind. We talk about her first family almost daily, she... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at mugsyboo
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So far this year I have been able to keep up with my Project Life album on a weekly basis due to doing 2 things differently. The first was to simplify, gone are all the embellishments and fussiness. The second... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at mugsyboo
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The countdown is on until a certain someone turns 6. Over the past few months she kept saying she wanted a Kitty party (as in Hello Kitty) and then it was a lion party, then a tiger party and finally... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Today I am sharing a project created for the new It's Raining Cats & Dogs Issue over at Paper Issues Since we don't have a cat and I was using the Sn@p Insta Squares & Pieces Cat Collection, I opted... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Went with lots of neutrals and gold since I used almost all color pictures for this week. Changed it up and made my "week of" card 3x4 instead of 4x6 so I could use a larger photo and also created... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at mugsyboo