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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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The Lawrence Zombie Walk seems to get bigger every year. This season, there were about 1,000 ghouls lose on the sidewalks downtown. Each dead guy pays a fee to get all gorey and join in the march of the corpses,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Karla's Cottage
I'm sooooo happy for you!
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Yes, I raised boys myself Jeannie, so I know just what you mean. They were adorable, but I sure am enjoying frilly little girls now!
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on A Fabulous Fall at Karla's Cottage
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Thanks, Sandy, I was glad I was able to use the original painting for the Guncles gift. And I am thrilled that you are making use of the tutorial. And thank you for recommending it to others for me!
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That sounds like such a special event, Kimberly! Have a wonderful time, and thank you so much for the kind words. Its good to know that someone is on the other end of the blog, sometimes I wonder if I am just talking to myself.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on A Fabulous Fall at Karla's Cottage
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Around our house, princess frocks and fairy get ups are daily clothes. But the grand fairies still wanted to wear their pink ball gowns to some Halloween parties. Our Hippy Chick and I both fancied up too. I was a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Karla's Cottage
I hope you enjoy it as much as I did, Jeannie!
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Randy already got started on his!
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When packing for my trip to Florida with my sisters and the wedding in New Hampshire, I decided that my sisses and I needed travel journals to work on during down time. So, I customized a couple of the Nature's... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Karla's Cottage
The two cats are already best friends, they are quite happy together! I think she will stick around.
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2014 on Kittens and corn at Karla's Cottage
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I hope that the whole room is redone before our next gathering!
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2014 on A mini redo, white on white at Karla's Cottage
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Oh dear, Catie, Im so sorry to hear of your daughters illness. Im so happy that you enjoyed your book and it came at a good time for you. Thank you for being in the swap and thank you for the lovely English dish you sent. Your thoughtfulness is appreciated!
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2014 on Abundance at Karla's Cottage
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It was quite special to have all those pages here with me.
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That fairy one was so special to me too, Robin!
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I really am looking forward to the next one, this was a lovely experience from start to finish, and everyone was so nice to work with. Thanks for being a part of it, Margie.
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We have not had the best luck with kitties lately. Poor Terrance Snowball disappeared. Our other cat, was distressed and lonely, so we got a kitten for her (and for Dewdrop, who is a major cat person), Dewdrop named her... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Karla's Cottage
It is a lot of work getting the house ready, Charlotte. Luckily, my husband was out of town, and I even banned the rest of the family the day before! I packed picnic bags for them and sent them on a sleepover in the den, they werent allowed to mess anything up.
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2014 on Real life vs magazine shots at Karla's Cottage
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There will for sure be a next time, Gail. I enjoyed this one a great deal.
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The room seems empty without them!
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That is great, Yvonne! I hope your friends enjoy them as gifts too. Thanks again for purchasing extras.
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And Sandy, thank you for the fun ephemera book that you gave to me. I took it along on my sister trip to Florida and my sisses and I used pictures from it in our travel journals.
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Arent they something, Jeannie? Im ready to do another, that was such a pleasure.
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It will be nice coming back from my trip to a clean studio. For weeks and weeks before the trip, I was up to my ears in the Nature's Blessing swap. I had three tables filled with stacks of pages... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Karla's Cottage
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The chalk dust does land under neath and get stepped in and tracked around by the kids. Not my best idea!
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2014 on A mini redo, white on white at Karla's Cottage
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Thanks for the tip, Leslie!
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2014 on A mini redo, white on white at Karla's Cottage
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