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Chrissie
Chicago, IL
Interests: baseball and starbucks, vintage artwork and shabby chic homewares...white linen sheets and pale pink roses...photography and kittens...and silver old rings....these are a few of my favorite things.
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Today, kind of a chilly day...my foot still in a boot and keeping me home bound...I skipped through the channels. I landed on Stand By Me. This movie was huge when I was a kid. I have always loved it.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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Summer is my second favorite season next to fall. I love that I can wear my flip flops everyday. I love that I do not need to layer up to head outside in a Chicago winter storm. I can ride... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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Congrats SteshaSims! SteshaSimsSays said... The most beautiful thing to me is watching my children smile. It's not only beautiful but amazing! You have won a $25.00 Gift certificate to the fabulous Lisa Leonard shop! I will contact you at your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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Ohh I think it is! Let me introduce you to a wonderful and lovely woman. Her name is Lisa Leonard. Lisa is a fabulous jewelry and silver designer. She is a blogger, she is a wife and she is a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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When you live in Chicago, you are surrounded by beautiful parks...some are wildlife havens. The park by my house is one of those. Today I went on a bike ride through Gompers Park. What I love about this park is... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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If you know me...there are a few things you know for sure. One, I love to be crafty. Two, I love Starbucks and Three, I love Sports. Tonight is a big night in Chicago. Tonight, we play for the cup.... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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This has been a very long couple of months. There has been good and bad, tragedy and heartbreak, happiness and joy. Somewhere in between...I lost me. I had been working my butt off in the gym, had been beating a... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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These past few days have been heartbreaking, empty, sad. On Sunday, May 16th. Eight year old Cashmere Castillo fell into the Chicago River while playing a simple sunny afternoon game of tag. As of this morning, Cashmere is still lost... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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I took the dive and opened up my own itty bitty Esty Shop I filled it with paper and fabric goods and love. I added my heart and my favorite things. A new logo for my business and a happy... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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I have been sitting here thinking about how easy life is when you are a kid. How the whole world can just reboot if you want it to. It is amazing how as children, we are not afraid to jump... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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Every now and again I will enter a contest. This one was for a fabulous spiral bound scrapbook. itty bitty at 5X7 on Stacy Jullian's Blog. One thing you had to do was to say what you would do with... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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Today, I have heard from mom's and the wonderful day they had yesterday. I told the tale of my wonderful day as well. However, for me this day is bittersweet. I began to ponder this thought today. Why and how... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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One of the nice perks of where I work is that I am near the Chicago River. What I love about this is that I can go and sit and enjoy lunch when I need some serenity...some time to clear... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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Thing I love besides my kids, their gorgeous smiles, their laughter and their ability to make even a bad day ok. Everyone knows my love of Starbucks and Baseball... But, what about those random things with no real rhyme or... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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How can you not love these fabric flowers, to me they remind me of a time when a pin was the finishing touch on an outfit. Vintage, Classy. Cool. I love the Tulle, the feathers. something about them reminds me... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at itty bitty bits
OMG...love your work! I cannot wait to see more and I just mentioned I want to create a weight loss journal...I have lost 50lbs so far. This is the book idea I was hoping to inspire me! LOVE IT!
Toggle Commented May 3, 2010 on Meet Jessi Lute! at My Mind's Eye Blog
Love this! I was completely inspired and made one of my own...Shared it on my blog. I truly love MME
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So this weekend was surely a crafty one. I made a scrapbook page, fabric flowers, paper roses, gorgeous cards and this... A beautiful paper wreath that I hung in my living room. all made with the pages from a dictionary.... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at itty bitty bits
Chrissie is now following melody ross
May 1, 2010
Chrissie is now following MME
May 1, 2010
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Those of you who know me know, I do not scrapbook. I just feel like i am terrible at it. But, i really want to do it. for my family, for a widen my medium to be creative. So I... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2010 at itty bitty bits
Chrissie is now following cathy
May 1, 2010
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Things have been pretty wacky lately. Busy would be an understatement! However, I wanted to share somethings, places, and craftiness with you that I have been a part of lately. First up...my visit to the craft store. Ahh, I have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2010 at itty bitty bits
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I made a couple cards that reflect where I am in my life right now. I am, without a doubt, one happy chick. I am finding myself in the world. I am creating my way, I am rebuilding me, I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2010 at itty bitty bits