Category Archives: Decorating

New and Improved Calendar!

RaptorDad decided that if I was going to keep taping calendars to the wall, he was going to find a way to jazz them up a little.  And boy oh boy, he did not disappoint!  I can’t get into the … Continue reading

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DIY Washi Calendar

Hello, my name is RaptorMama and I’m addicted to washi tape.  Like, I have an embarrassingly large collection and I’m always looking for new ways to use it so I can justify buying more.  I also have a 7 year … Continue reading

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Scrap Fabric Map

Since I was hosting almost 40 people this weekend AT MY HOUSE for the twin’s birthday party, naturally I decided to tackle some big crafty redecorating projects this week instead of cleaning.  What can I say, RaptorDad and I are … Continue reading

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Christmas Decor

I got out a few boxes of Christmas decorations this weekend and started decorating! We don’t have a mantle, so I used whatever surfaces I could find.    I put our pepermint topiearies from last year on Kate’s toy cabinet … Continue reading

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Gratitude Banner

Last year I did the Facebook thing where you list one thing that your thankful for every day.  I liked that it made me think about what I’m grateful for and I wanted to try something similar with Raptor.  I … Continue reading

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BOO

These letters have been on my to do list for over a year and I finally got them done this week! I’m biased, but I think they’re adorable. Excuse the crappy phone pic. Here’s a link to the Christmas version … Continue reading

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New Canvases and Goals Update

I have a bit of a canvas obsession.  More to the point, Raptor’s best friend happens to be the son of an amazing photographer and her photos are drool worthy.  I’ve said it before, but you just can’t place a … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Mod Podge Letters and Goals

Remember the JOY letters?  And the LOVE letters?  I’ve been putting them on a shelf in our built-ins and they’ve been so cute that I decided to make a set for every month! RaptorDad suggested LUCKY for March, but they … Continue reading

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Love Letters and Goals

Remember the JOY letters I made for Christmas? I made another set for Valentine’s Day using last year’s Echo Park paper. I love how they turned out!  I think I’m going to try to make several more sets and then … Continue reading

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Conversation Hearts Centerpiece

I loved the peppermint ones so much that I decided to make some with conversation hearts! I decided to make these smaller for 2 reasons.  1.  The conversation hearts are smaller and I wanted the scale to make sense.  2. … Continue reading

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