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WhitePicketFence
Georgia, USA
Hello! Welcome to my blog. I'm Barbara, a working mom to a 12 year old fiesty red head and wife to a wonderful husband. We live in a recently built house with a white picket fence. I'm a gal who loves her crafts :) Welcome!
Interests: Crochet, Knitting, Baking, Crafting, Gardening, Travel, Cross Stitch
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It's March already! It's been so rainy here and we have been hoping for snow for the last two weeks. I know, I know but we just don't see it much around here so when they forecast it I just get too excited. But all I've been seeing is rain.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2015 at White Picket Fence
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Hi :) Today I'm posting my starts from the 6th: Berry Bunny an Alma Lynne Design pattern: It's the cutiest little bunny! I got just a little start. It's hard to stitch during the weekdays with work and all. Been some long days at the day job! Here's what I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at White Picket Fence
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I'm caught up on my daily challenge. I was a day behind because I was working on gridding this HAED Arabian Tent so here is Day 3 Garden of Eden: and below my start. Day 4 is Arabian Tent: and it's start. And last today's Herb & Spices and it's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at White Picket Fence
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For January 2nd I'm working on Hope a Flip It Designed by Lizzie Kate and stitched on 25 ct linen evenweave. and this is my start! Tomorrow I'll be traveling back to visit my mom in NC and will post a picture of Day 3 & Day 4 when I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at White Picket Fence
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For the January 1st start I've got Happy Halloween by the Sweetheart Tree. Designed by Sandra Cox Vanosdall and stitched on 14 ct aida This is how much I was able to get started today. Not a whole lot as it was a very busy day of cooking, shopping and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at White Picket Fence
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I realized that I completely skipped over October's WIPocalypse! So the topic of the month is: What are your favorite and least favorite materials to use in your stitching? I'd have to say my favorite material to stitch on has so far been the fabric on my Something Wicked Mystery... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I love quiet mornings don't you? Something about having the whole morning to yourself. The house is so quiet I could have heard a pin drop. I kid you not! I don't get many mornings or days like that but every morning now since Anna has started Middle School and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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It's TUSAL time! Here's my ORT jar and my little helper Frannie. TUSAL is hosted by It's Daffycat. One each new moon you post a picture of your ORT jar! Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at White Picket Fence
I just happened upon a give away by Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe. Be sure to drop by Nancy's blog to enter for a chance to win a new chart and fabric! I love her giveaways and hope I can win this one :) Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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Last weekend we went up to North Carolina to visit my mom and aunt. I love get away and just relax. Been so hectic lately at work and this is exactly what was needed. I sat most of the morning out on her deck trying to photograph the hummingbirds -... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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As usual I'm late again for the WIPocalypse! I need to write down these dates! I didn't work on many different ones this time. I'm working on one that is a mystery sampler that I can't post pictures of until it is finished. But I did manage to get a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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It's a late post for TUSAL this month. Are you wondering what this is about? You save all of your ORT's (old ratty tails) in a jar and take a photo each month for a Totally Useless Stitch A Long. This is hosted by It's Daffycat. I've started on the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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This morning I was cleaning around the house. Dusting here, dusting there, putting away little things that I came upon into their little spots where they belong. I came across some things that were given to me this past Christmas. A trollbead, tea pot and a lovely crystal pitcher. Little... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I completely missed July's WIP update but here is August's! You can find out all about WIPocalypse over on Measi's blog. I've been working on a stitching rotation during each week to try and see if that would make a difference for me. I believe I did get more done... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I don't know what's gotten into me but I just want to be lazy all this week. I would love to just putter all day doing nothing but sitting on the couch eatting my oatmeal bar treats and snuggle up to my blanket. This feeling is not only affecting my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I spent last week down in Cocoa Beach FL with my family. It was so nice to get away for the week and just unwind. I don't normally wait until July to take my vacation but with all the doctor appointments and weeks I didn't feel good after the chemo... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I finally took my last chemo treatment! I'm so happy and thankful it's over. I never thought I would be so excited to ring a bell but that was special! Sorry I've been missing but just not feeling well over the last week so I've missed out on lots of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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This is a post for the WIPocalypse hosted by Measi Musings. You take all of your projects you have started and you try to finish them by the end of the year. Of course most of mine just keep going over to the next year. I did get one finished... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I've been working on the Holiday Workshop from the July/Aug 90 Cross Stitch & Country Crafts magazine for quite a while now and finally it is finished! It is worked on DMC Ecru 25 count evenweave linen. Best I can tell is I started working on it early 2010. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I just love this time of year! The days haven't been too terribly hot and actually have had a few breezes lately. I went for a quick walk out back and around the house looking at how my plants were doing and just love how some of them like the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I wanted to take this time to thank you guys for visiting my blog :) It's great to get to know you and many being from down south! Well it's a TUSAL update (totally useless stitch a long) You can follow more over on Daffycat's Website. I enjoy seeing how... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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It's been a wet day today. Perfect for naps, stickers, and just overall relaxing day. I enjoy days like this because I feel like I can let myself unwind. I find myself looking out of the windows and seeing such a play on color outside. I really don't mind the... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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I've been working so hard to get Steve's stocking done and have been working mostly on it. I find an hour here and there at night and I also have been working some on it in the mornings after Anna is off to school which is about 15-20 minutes before... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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Happy Mothers Day! I had a rough start to the week but am feeling so much better now. I picked up this chair in Murphy N.C. two weekends ago and just was able to make my perfect cozy corner there. I gave it a good test drive last night and... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at White Picket Fence
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