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Cardmaking at Its Finest

For some reason, since I was in middle school, I have always loved making cards.  Forget about watching TV,  hand me some paper, some type of adhesive (Gludots anyone?) and my paper cutter and I can be occupied for the next two hours.  Just paper and me. Nowadays, card…

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Estate sale finds

Aside from my chairs that were a mere $8.25/chair, I also got a couple of other great steals at the estate sale I went to about a week ago. Here is my $2 chalkboard ($14.99 at IKEA) and $5 cabinet after finding their new home!   This chalkboard…

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Call Me Martha

If you know me, you know that I don’t like spending money nor do I have much money to spend. Though I grew up in rich Bethesda, my family always lived a really frugal lifestyle.  I looked like a boy most of my childhood with…

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Crochet Masterpiece

I learned to crochet when I was pretty young, only because my grandma tried to teach me to knit and it was just too hard. Instead of two sticks, she gave me one and since then I have been a crocheting monster.  For years, I’ve…