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laurabloom
oc, ca
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been working on a little project for a while now, and i am so happy to announce that i've made a big move! welcome to suburban crafty ! i've been working hard at getting it all together, and coming from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2010 at if not now...when?
that is so awful and really disturbing. you don't want to think of people who appreciate neat and unique things like you offer as the kind of people who would steal. i'll never understand. i'm so sorry, and i hope that your blog and your wonderful attitude help you to recover what you've lost.
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2010 on a basket of eggs... at Patina White
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what a completely fabulous room!! the cork, the chalkboard, the desk, the shelving - i love it all!
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looks like paradise! how fun!
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2010 on When in New York at house on hill road
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seriously, how inspired must i be to blog TWICE in one day? i am a fan of barn light electric on facebook. they post amazing makeovers in which people use their very cool, retro looking light fixtures. love them so... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at if not now...when?
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well, another summer has come to a close here in so cal. it was late this year - furlough days kept us on vacation until mid-september... not that i'm complaining! if there is one thing most people know about me,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at if not now...when?
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annually, on the anniversary of the terrible events of 9/11, i share this post to remember Giann F. Gamboa, who tragically lost his life in the World Trade Center on that tragic day. this remembrance is part of project 2.996,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2010 at if not now...when?
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of summer. we wish it wasn't over quite so soon! Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at if not now...when?
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who knew that this would become a season of baked goods and buttercream! with the dreadful weather we've been experiencing, i guess it's good to have something to look forward to. ;) i know that cupcakes have been all the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at if not now...when?
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last weekend, my friends susan and karen held their annual scrapbook retreat reflections in newport beach. i was fortunate to be able to be on hand to help out by being a TA and a general runner-arounder-and-get-stuff-doner. true to the... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at if not now...when?
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we had a big birthday around here a couple of weeks ago, and this past weekend brought the big fairy party to celebrate! it was very fun, very girly, and very, very cute to see a bunch of little little... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2010 at if not now...when?
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how are you this fine day? i'm actually thinking of leaving you. you might think it's because i rarely blog anymore, but really, i have some ideas brewing in my head. i think it might be time to move on.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at if not now...when?
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thanks to blythe over at orange county daily photo, i learned about Villa Romano Green Farms in san clemente. words are almost inadequate to describe what we found at this little spot situated on a bank of dirt over a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2010 at if not now...when?
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the farmer's market, that is! today i visited the Tustin Certified Farmer's Market down in old town tustin. while this market didn't really seem very large to me, the aroma of rotisserie chickens, roasting corn, and fresh bread is enough... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at if not now...when?
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (or A Visit from St. Nicholas) by Clement Clarke Moore 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2009 at if not now...when?
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even though it hasn't really felt like fall outside, the season was in full swing inside my house and my heart. i dislike the move to skip thanksgiving and move right from halloween to christmas. i like fall. :) our... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2009 at if not now...when?
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i hope that everyone has a wonderful thanksgiving, and that we can all remember, even in hard times, all that we have to be thankful for. i am thankful for my husband and my children, our home and our pets.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2009 at if not now...when?
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imagine my delight when i opened my mailbox today and found the november catalog from anthropologie. oh my goodness, i was blown away. the thing i adore most about anthropologie is their ability to take the ordinary and make it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2009 at if not now...when?
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just a few scenes from our halloween this year. actually, i guess it is more like the halloween SEASON than just halloween. legoland, parties with friends, carving pumpins, and good old trick or treating. i was kind of sad that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2009 at if not now...when?
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have a safe, spooky, and fun halloween. it's one of my favorite holidays! i'm mostly about the cute and vintage halloween - not so much the scary and gory variety. we will trick or treat until we drop, and fun... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2009 at if not now...when?
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you will see a picture of ME! last week or so, i posted about my project for the inspired room procrastinator's party. i took me a few days longer than allowed to finish my table, but in my defense, i... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2009 at if not now...when?
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i made it to my first oc blogcrush meetup/networking/eating and merriment event this last week. we were hosted by the amazing matador cantina in historic downtown fullerton. i'm so glad i made it - we had a great time! first... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2009 at if not now...when?
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to get a project done. after reading about the procrastinator's party at the inspired room, i decided it was time to start painting my various pieces of furniture that are in desperate need of updating. i have a hutch that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2009 at if not now...when?