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Lawrence, KS
I am a Lawrence, Kansas artist with a love for anything vintage and pretty.
Interests: hobbies: **art (or is that a life force, not a hobby?)** gardening** watching way too much tv** floating around on lake clinton in our boat, especially in the moonlight** writing** collecting old wallpaper and millinery** playing with my little fairy girl, sugarwings** junking/auctions** redoing my home -over and over, it is a work in progress and i hope it never ends** talking (and sometimes singing -badly) to dorkies**
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I adored hosting the Nature's Blessing Journal swap. It was spectacular to have all the artwork coming into my studio. And I loved working on the journals. I do plan on hosting another book swap early in 2015, because this... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Karla's Cottage
Well, durn, Sheila! Our times are never quite right. Id love to see you here sometime!
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Thanks, Claudia. I have one more journal post from this book coming up.
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Where were we? Oh yes, in the middle of the travel journal. This book is made the way I did the Nature's Blessing Journals for the swap, and there are directions on how to make these type of books from... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Karla's Cottage
Angel, that is just a plain, old, glass apothecary jar. You can find them at Michaels, TJ Maxx, and many other places.
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Im so glad this was helpful for you, Darlene!
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I would love to Bobbie! I love sister craft days.
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Diane, Im jealous of your weather. We are having a hideous, unseasonal cold snap. Florida is wonderful, lucky you! And thanks for the nice things you said.
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That is frustrating, isnt it? Well, whatever the compliment was, Sandie, thanks!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on April in Paris at Karla's Cottage
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In the last few years, travel journals have become a big part of my vacations. I like to take an empty book and a box of supplies (I used those clear plastic bins with snap on lids, that are about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Karla's Cottage
Cindy, it would be lovely to have you here, thanks.
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Great, Claudia, I hope your plans work out!
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Maybe we will see you here, Claudia?
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Maggie, our timing has been bad, hasnt it? I hope to see you too!
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Im in Lawrence, KS. Not exactly in your neigborhood.... We are 50 minutes from the Kansas City, MO airport.
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That dog belongs to my neighbor, who loves and cares for him. He was still a puppy in this shot and it is a very typical look for a yorkshire terrier baby before its first haircut. They all go through this stage.
Toggle Commented Nov 10, 2014 on Dorkies in flight at Karla's Cottage
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Oh my, what a silly, mean comment! I call my dogs that because they are such goofy, funny, dorks. Silly and funny. The opposite of your attitude. Lighten up, have some fun.
Toggle Commented Nov 10, 2014 on Dorkies in flight at Karla's Cottage
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It was a beautiful weekend to be a part of, Karen. Im so glad I got to share it with you.
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I'm glad you got most of yours back. I'm still very mad that I only got a couple!! And no cover. I hope that Lisa and Sandra fared well with their books. There were so many beautiful pages of work. I'd love to have the one that you did for me with my mom's picture on it.
Toggle Commented Nov 10, 2014 on Her Life in Stitches Comes Home at Gathering Dust
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Any body want to come and play? I'm planning two play dates in my cottage studio for Christmas. These will be two different sessions, and you would be welcome to sign up for either, or (even more fun!), for both.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Karla's Cottage
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That describes it very well, Laurie!
Toggle Commented Nov 9, 2014 on A Fall Wedding in New Hampshire at Karla's Cottage
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My eyes were so red and blurry, I thought I might have pink eye! But yes, open at least.
Toggle Commented Nov 8, 2014 on A Fall Wedding in New Hampshire at Karla's Cottage
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No, Ive not had the other videos automatically play when Ive uploaded something from YouTube before. But these sucked me in and I had to watch them again!
Toggle Commented Nov 8, 2014 on A Fall Wedding in New Hampshire at Karla's Cottage
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What a perfect place for a wedding! The guncles have been together for a long time and had a commitment ceremony 17 years ago, but now that they can be legally married, we gathered in NH to celebrate with them.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at Karla's Cottage
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Yvonne, those guys were just beaming with happiness. It was all very special! And thanks for the kind words about my blog!
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