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Karla Nathan
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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This tin box is covered in old wallpaper and a postcard, then filled with shiny brites. I snipped a branch off of an evergreen and added some to two vases with a couple of roses in them for a budget... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Karla's Cottage
AnnMarie, if I’d gotten a photo of the whole space and connecting, open dining and living room, it would make more sense for you.
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A few weeks ago, we had a visit from Pip. He has changed a bit since he lived here with us! This was our first litter of doodles and we weren't sure what to expect. Honey is about 63lbs, and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Karla's Cottage
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I've had quite a few samples of holiday decor made up for A Snowbird's Song and some extra decorations for the Holiday Home Tour. Now that both have passed, I'm trying to get photos of the pretties to add to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
Yep, that is about when I bought my pink tree at Hobby Lobby too. I wish they still had that soft color, now the ones are very bright. You were missed at Snowbird! I’m trying to get a little ornament class together for the holidays too.
Toggle Commented Dec 4, 2017 on More new looks for old Santas at Karla's Cottage
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I’ve not spent much time out that way, Tammy, but when I do, I’ve not seen a lot of shells in Southern California either. But I’ve been lucky to find just enough!
Toggle Commented Dec 4, 2017 on A Seashell Fairy in Mexico at Karla's Cottage
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Yes, I wish I saw more golden ones, Terri. Red and green dominate. Last year, Target had cute pink and blue ones. Not old of course, but cute as can be.
Toggle Commented Dec 3, 2017 on An Elf on the Shelf makeover at Karla's Cottage
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Thanks, Karen. I just love making little fairies!
Toggle Commented Dec 3, 2017 on A Seashell Fairy in Mexico at Karla's Cottage
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We spent the week of Thanksgiving in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I fell in love with the views on the beach, this area is a bay, with mountains ringing the sea. It was very different from other seaside trips I've taken,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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We had the BEST Thanksgiving ever, in Mexico. Instead of the typical days shopping and cooking, I ate fresh fish on the beach, while watching the waves. Although, I have to admit, it was hard to be away from family.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
I always blame auto correct.. It gets me a lot! It was great to have you here, thanks, Carol..
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2017 on Some Snowbird decor at Karla's Cottage
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I LOVE Christmas decor and I LOVE Birdsong. So, it made sense to combine the two and host "A Snowbird's Song". And it was such a good idea! I loved every bit of the weekend. And I loved the week... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
Carol, you were a cheerful addition to the group, Im so glad yo came!
Toggle Commented Nov 26, 2017 on Photos from A Snowbird's Song at Karla's Cottage
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Thanks, Teah, Ill put you on a list and let you know.
Toggle Commented Nov 25, 2017 on More new looks for old Santas at Karla's Cottage
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Ive not seen that primer, Ann. It must be a tight sealer, huh? If you use it, try it on something small first, not on your cabinets. Good luck!
Toggle Commented Nov 25, 2017 on More new looks for old Santas at Karla's Cottage
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I sure loved it, Alice-Anne! Thanks for being there.
Toggle Commented Nov 25, 2017 on Photos from A Snowbird's Song at Karla's Cottage
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I sure had the BEST time ever at our party. Fun people like Lori and Guncle Randy who were sooooo helpful sure made it easy for me. Lori and Lesa Dailey were teachers and had great classes. Lesa showed us... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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When you come across at Christmas cottage with a FLYING SANTA AND SLEIGH, plus it is a music box, can you say no??? I almost did, because it was waaayyy too red for me. And a decapitated Mr Claus isn't... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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I fell in love with these two guys' shiny suits when I came across them in the bottom of an estate sale box. But I thought that they deserved to have that red felt upgraded to something that was as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
Thanks, Belinda!
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Id love to do more, pass them along, beth!
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I got the old photo at a Topeka antique store, Gail. What are the odds they might be related to you?
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