Monthly archives of “November 2014

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Christmas in Anthropologie

Christmas is rapidly approaching and christmas decor is everywhere.  One of my all time favorite stores is Anthropologie and I love the elaborate and creative seasonal decorations that they always set up.  Their decorations actually inspired me to start crafting, myself.  Last Friday night, my husband and I went out to… Read More

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Sakura’s Chibi Pumpkin Pies

Thanksgiving in our family is mainly comprised of a big dinner, and a football marathon. However, as my daughter has recently been very into baking, the Thanksgiving dessert has become very important as well. Pumpkin pie is a classic, and this year we decided to… Read More

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Snow Bunnies

The winter wind is picking up outside my window, as the leaves fall from the trees, leaving them bare. The snow bunnies I needle felted in the summertime have finally woken up from a long, deep sleep in my studio.  This is Ella and she is sweet and… Read More

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Patterned Triangle Pouch

When my friend went to Japan for 3 weeks to spend time with her family, she brought back an adorable little gift for me.  It was a small package containing fabric and instructions for making a small triangle shaped pouch.  The pouch I made was very tiny (about 1 1/2 inches long on… Read More

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Teal Blue Hand Warmer

When the colored leaves begin to fall, I know that the hand warmer season has begun.  Unlike structured gloves or mittens, the hand warmer allows for more flexibility.  Without taking them off, I can pay a cashier using my credit card or pick up the bills and coins from my wallet.  I can… Read More

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Shall We Have GreenTea and Dango?

  It’s 3 o’clock and tea time!  Shall we have a cup of green tea and dango? Dango is a Japanese sweet dumpling made from mochiko (rice flour).  It tastes like mochi but is not as sticky and pairs perfectly with green tea.  The flavor in the picture above is called “mitarashi… Read More