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Color Me Katie

Color Me Katie
The glowing sky after fireworks, Mailing my dad embarrasing letters, Jumping into a brand new, not yet peed in pool, Playing along with performers in Times Square, Fun nails, Revealing secrets,

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simple blueprint Today I want to share a lovely story with you, a heart warming story. I fell in love with the dress above (even blogged about it here), but since I snoozed for a minute it was sold out by the time I went to buy it. I was frustrated and I just could not shake the dress. Finally I emailed Zadig & Voltaire to see if maybe maybe they had one somewhere. A few weeks later I received an email from Cecilia Bonstrom, head designer of Zadig, telling me that she was going to see if she could find one for me. creative little daisy: Have you priced vintage blue canning jars lately? Wanna make your own really cheap? I bought these probably five years ago at an antique/consignment store. I think I paid about 12 dollars for a set of four. Now you can expect to pay at least that for just one. Last night I was cruising around the internet and happened upon a link to a tutorial using mod podge and food coloring to make your own. Cool! In the original tutorial, she experimented with a few different methods and colors to get the look she was after.

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ann wood I’m working on several new ships – it’s been ages and I especially love to make boats in the spring. The first is made from tattered antique gowns, layers of silk, tulle satin, lace and sheer cotton – stitched and stitched in a meandering way – inspired by the eccentric mending and layers of boro textiles. The 2 below are paper mache. page corner bookmarks This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. the Centre for Economic Policy Research) a network of over 700 economists based across Europe Stephen Broadberry has been appointed Director of the the Centre's Economic History Programme from 1 January 2014, taking over from Kevin O'Rourke, who has become CEPR Research Director. He is Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics, and has taught at the Universities of Warwick, Oxford, Cardiff and British Columbia. His research interests include the development of the world economy from 1000 AD to the present; historical national accounts for Britain since 1086; the Great Divergence of productivity and living standards between Europe and Asia; sectoral aspects of comparative growth and productivity performance during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; productivity in services; wars and economic performance.

Spearmint Baby: Soft Baby Block Tutorial this is the best soft baby block tutorial that i’ve ever seen. i am definitely going to try this project with some scraps. it looks easy enough to tackle in an afternoon. any other beginner sewers out there? i first learned to sew in my 6th grade Home Economics class. a few years ago i bought myself a Singer Precision from Target. it was under $250 and it’s really easy to use. i made Rexford a few blankets (orange & green) last winter, but really haven’t made any baby items since!

The Top 250 Players in the Cloud Computing Ecosystem In the run-up to the next Cloud Expo, 7th Cloud Expo (November 1–4, 2010) being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, it's time to give my earlier list a complete overhaul. Here, accordingly, is an expanded list of the most active players in the Cloud Ecosystem. I have increased it from the 'mere' 150 I identified back in January of this year, to 250, testimony – as if any were needed! – to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing.

A variety of potato salad favorites. A variety of potato salad favorites. Baked Potato SaladThis recipe for a baked potato salad is hearty and flavorful, with bacon, shredded cheese, sour cream, and seasonings. This is the perfect salad to serve with steak or grilled chicken, or take it to a potluck supper or office party. Potato Salad With Dill RelishThis delicious potato salad recipe is filled with flavor - it gets lots of flavor from dill relish, mustard, mayonnaise, and chopped hard-cooked eggs. It's a tasty potato salad with eggs, mustard, and dill relish. Potato Salad With BaconUsing precooked bacon will make this salad a little quicker, and it will still be delicious!

{my ikea diy: dorothy draper style!} If you are following my blog you may have noticed that I am not the biggest 'DIYer' - I wish I was but I am often the type to start a project and not 'quite' finish it, or I have too many ideas in my head that so few of them actually come to fruition. Well this time around I finally put the pedal to the metal and finished a project that I am quite excited to share with you! Here's how I took this plain jane IKEA Rast dresser from drab to fab, in true Dorothy Draper form! So I started out with a couple of these .... And turned them into this! How I got the Dorothy Draper inspired look:

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