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come over and see my new home at Mable & Rai. i'm still working out the kinks, but stop by and say hi! Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2013 at carrie girl
your blog and bags look amazing! i've been away for too long!
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i am just shit at posting on this thing lately. so much so, that i downgraded to the free typepad version--hence the no muss no fuss appearance. i figure if i can get back into the swing of things, i'll... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2013 at carrie girl
anyone who knows me--truly knows me--knows that i have a deep and intense love of hall & oates. you heard me right. i said hall & oates. it all started our last year in iowa when ted's friend emailed him... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2012 at carrie girl
yup. that's my raisin. this dog is only a year and a half old, but she acts like she's 15. she sleeps most of the day in the sunniest part of the apartment she can find, and when she's awake... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2012 at carrie girl
well i can officially cross off the last wedding to do after today (aside from actually writing and mailing these, i suppose). ted and i designed these thank you notes based on the mason jars we used at the wedding.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2012 at carrie girl
now that i no longer have endless wedding projects on my plate, i'm finding that i have way too much free time and nothing to do. it's almost like i'm paralyzed by the amount of time that i have on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2012 at carrie girl
100 washi tape drink stirs stained veneer for table number flags invitations printed via spoonflower and sewn on to cardstock classic coke bottles for the table number flags a handmade tie for teddy my favorite container used in the centerpieces Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2012 at carrie girl
ted and i are officially husband and wife! it was seriously the best day, and i'm not sure i've stopped smiling since walking back down the aisle. i have projects and pictures to post, and plenty of time on my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at carrie girl
remember this suitcase re-do? well, with the wedding approaching, i was looking for a place for guests to put cards, and thought about doing another one in red. i started off with this small red number from etsy, and tore... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2012 at carrie girl
our good friend turned 32 on valentine's day, so i whipped up a little gift to bring to his birthday brunch. i used the tutorial from purl, and found it pretty easy to follow. the tie turned out skinnier than... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2012 at carrie girl
at last! some sewing that is purely for my etsy shop! i've been thinking about making a large version of the travel jewelry wallet for a while now, and i was really happy to find myself on saturday with a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2011 at carrie girl
Posted Nov 27, 2011 at by carrie girl
turkey, oysters, prosecco and pie--needless to say, i was a happy girl at this year's thanksgiving dinner. we shook it up a bit and spent a few days in new haven, connecticut with ted's family, and headed back to brooklyn... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2011 at carrie girl
i busted out the gocco for the first time in years to print our save the dates (by the way a lot of wedding forums abbreviate them to std...why??) anyway, we've been thinking about the save the dates a lot... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2011 at carrie girl
i'm gearing up for some major holiday sewing (yay!), but i'm easing into it with little projects around the house. if anyone has ever crate trained a dog, they know that crates aren't all that attractive. and if you have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2011 at carrie girl
hey there! i got a dog! i'm also getting ted! yay! here's the little lady of the house. her name is raisin, and she loves nothing more than to be snuggled and eat cheese. she's a rescue, so she's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2011 at carrie girl
hello summer! despite my decision to teach summer school this year, i have still been able to relax and make plans for fun things that don't involve students, lesson plans and curriculum maps! i also have fridays off, so i... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2011 at carrie girl
happy may! despite the allergies and fighting a cold, this month is off to a good start. i happily spent my weekend cleaning and organizing the apartment, as well as sampling the best bloody marys brooklyn has to offer. ted... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at carrie girl
*i rode the amtrak for the first time last weekend. the seats are more comfortable than a plane, but the bathroom is pretty rough. i also am 90% certain i would not like to live in schenectady or poughkeepsie. *i... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at carrie girl
my dear friend katy is having her first baby next month, so i wanted to make some things for the wee one. after receiving a big box of adorable fabric and a request to make bumper pads, a blanket and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2011 at carrie girl
You know you have completely failed at blogging when your mother starts a phone converstaion with the above blog title. Getting back in the saddle is turning out to be much harder than I had anticipated, but even though I'm... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2011 at carrie girl
this little fella was at the christmas tree farm up in the adirondacks where we bought the most perfect tree. the overpriced tree stand outside the cvs in brooklyn should seriously consider getting one of these. it might make the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2010 at carrie girl
is it too early to be posting pictures of the holiday nature? man, i love ikea. it turns out that it is a pretty relaxing place to decompress after a long day at work. a little holiday wrapping paper and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2010 at carrie girl