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  • My Etsy Shop

    I love scouring thrift and vintage shops and garage sales for unique, beautiful, vintage things. But in our new, smaller home, I don’t have places to display all the awesome stuff I find. So a few weeks ago I launched at Etsy store. Feathers & Old Fashioneds lets me indulge in the thrill of the […]

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  • All the crafts

    I’ve had loads of fun crafting with friends lately. My three latest pieces are pressed flower art, a painted globe and a wooden sign. I learned about flower pressing from a class taught by Ayla of Gypsy Skulls. It was more challenging than it looks! We practiced our layouts, then used spray adhesive to place […]

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  • Most amazing cake ever

    How seriously amazing is this cake my co-workers made for me? It’s no secret that I love cross stitch. I spend a lot of my free time making ridiculous or raunchy pieces for friends. I love it so much I even have a cross stitch tattoo! So when my coworkers made me that cake, comprised […]

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  • #yycFlood

    Photo taken by Arlene Dickinson (from the TV show ‘Dragon’s Den’) From where I live in Airdrie, you’d never know that Calgary was being hit with one of the worst floodings in decades. It’s #yycflood people, it’s insane out there. The City of Calgary website is now redirecting to http://www.calgarycitynews.com/¬†with emergency news only. Evacuation info […]