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Custom Window Valance – Make your own pattern (without actually making a pattern)

Custom DIY Window Valance

Tomorrow I’ll be sharing how I decorated this little number but tonight I’ll be sharing how I put it together. When we first moved in I whipped up a simple valance but since then we’ve painted the dining room dark rust and found new dark brown curtains for the sliding glass doors so I wasn’t feeling the peachy fabric. This project requires more sewing than my burlap curtains (which are still holding up despite the best efforts of 3 cats and a rabbit) but can still be completed in a few hours or less.

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2 Valentine’s Day Word Searches – Free & Printable

The Superb Owl and the Muskrat Meteorologist have had their time in the sun (well, not the Broncos but that’s not important right now) and it’s time for the most romantic holiday. My husband is working so I’ll be spending the night with the baby, the dog and not one, not two but 2.5 spoiled lap cats (actually 3 but we call Gumball our half cat). My plan is to work my way thorough these puzzles and a large quantity of chocolate ice cream.

I tried something different for this puzzle, the bold words in all caps are the one’s to look for:

Easy #Free #Printable Valentine's Day Wordsearch

If you happen to sleep at night (let it be known how jealous I am) you might have the mental capacity to tackle a slightly harder puzzle:

**The original file contains an error (nicely pointed out by a reader!) the new PDF is correct, the phrase “conversation hearts” is not in the word search and was removed from the word bank**

Hard #Free #Printable Valentine's Day Wordsearch

As always these puzzles are made available for your use, print off one or a hundred but please do not sell or otherwise profit from my hard work!

PDF versions are available (without watermark) for download here from Google Drive.

In case you aren’t satisfied with just one set of Valentine’s Day Wordfinds you can check out last years

Kitchen Love Subway Art Sign

Our walls are looking pretty sad these days so when we took down the slap-dash DVD shelves to paint the nursery I saved the boards to make something pretty. The kitchen was first on the list and with Valentine’s Day coming up fast this seemed like the perfect time to make some food related subway art.

Kitchen Love Subway Art - Quirky & #Romantic Subway Art Perfect For #Valentine's Day

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Index Card Organizer for Easier Meal Planning {Plus Tips for Combining Purchased Silhouette Store Shapes}

Do you ever get stuck in a dinner rut? We do all the time, in face if we don’t make a serious effort we end up eating spaghetti 4 out of 5 nights (yep, we are that bad). When the January theme of the Silhouette Challenge was revealed I knew what I wanted to do.Index Card Organizer - Recipe organizing for daily meal planning [Read more...]

Meal Planning Daily Message Board

Meal Planning Daily Message Board


Sick of hearing what’s for dinner? I whipped up this project using my cameo to put an end to that very question. (How do you like my slightly creepy egg timer?)

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