Monthly Archives: June 2011

Before + After: Vintage Telephone Bench

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Amococo or why it’s good to live in Ann Arbor

Sometimes it’s easy to get down on the place you live. Grass is always greener, right? I’m as guilty of it as the next person. But sometimes, I just have to completely appreciate the town I live in for everything … Continue reading

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Ain’t that a Birch?

My daughter Mila’s room has been fun to decorate and as with every room in our home, it’s an evolutionary process.  This past weekend, some of our very best friends from Pennsylvania came into town to visit with their three … Continue reading

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finishing up

A couple of months ago, I spent a long weekend back in Fort Collins, Colorado, installing and celebrating the opening of my Master of Fine Arts show. I had the honor of sharing the venue, the University Art Museum at … Continue reading

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Time Muji-ment

As a writer, I deal in deadlines.  They are like the rosary beads of a sinner.  I go over them again and again, thinking about them.  Yet frequently I forget to live by their precepts.  Often I’m up late at … Continue reading

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Stories of a Creative Community

Craft Corps: Celebrating the Creative Community One Story at a Time, by Vickie Howell. As creators, it can be inspiring to read the stories and backgrounds of other creators. To see what they’re up to, how they got there, where … Continue reading

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Eye Candy: Picnic Response

It’s been a month already — can you believe it?! Way back in May, I shared a variety of images on the theme of picnics.  In honor of summer, lazy afternoons and picnic napping, I am back this evening with … Continue reading

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Sewin’ in the Towel

Time for a new project. This time I’ve got the materials, but am short on great ideas. I’ve had this pile of towels for a while now.  Old cast-offs. Not nice enough to continue to use – a hole or … Continue reading

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DIY for Dear Ol’ Dad

I don’t know about you, but I seem to have a hard time coming up with manly DIY projects and gifts. My Dad’s birthday was no different until it hit me- BEER! Here is a sneak peak of what I’m … Continue reading

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