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A Beautiful Mess I love using cloth napkins to dress up our dinner table, and through the years I've grown even more fond of their sustainability and cost effectiveness. Though, I'm not sure how cost effective it is if you keep buying more and more cloth napkins each year! This holiday season I thought it would be fun to look at how I could dress up the napkins I already own to give them an extra festive vibe. Ribbon Trimmed Napkin This look is so (no sew) simple! Supplies:-ribbon-heat bond in width of ribbon-cloth napkin (buy mine here)-iron-fabric scissors (not shown above) Step One: Trim pieces of your ribbon to be about 1.5 inches longer than the width of your napkins. Step Two: Fold down the edges of each ribbon segment about 1/4" and iron flat. Step Three: Iron the heat bond to the ribbon (pressing with hot iron for two seconds), then peel off the paper backing. Step Four: Iron the ribbon in place on your napkin front with the heat bond facing down. Pom-Pom Trimmed Napkin That's all there is to it!

I Can't Remember by Carice Zum Hofe - Hello Poetry stereomood – emotional internet radio - music for my mood and activities 10 Reasons Why My Dog Is My Valentine The following article was written by Keegan Baur. Valentine’s Day is the day when we cherish our loved ones and shower them with affection. We each choose a valentine and make every effort to show that special someone just how much we truly appreciate him or her. But who says “that someone” has to be human? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. If you’re looking for a “long-term relationship” with a furry friend, please visit your local animal shelter and save a life. Now tell us why your dog is your Valentine! More of a cat person? Check out the top 10 reasons to make your cat your valentine!

Shira Lipkin Shakespeare Sonnet 116 - Let me not to the marriage of true minds More to Explore Introduction to Shakespeare's Sonnets Shakespearean Sonnet Style How to Analyze a Shakespearean Sonnet The Rules of Shakespearean Sonnets Shakespeare's Sonnets: Q & A Are Shakespeare's Sonnets Autobiographical? Petrarch's Influence on Shakespeare Themes in Shakespeare's Sonnets Shakespeare's Greatest Love Poem Shakespeare and the Earl of Southampton The Order of the Sonnets The Date of the Sonnets Who was Mr. Who was The Rival Poet? Shakespeare on Jealousy Shakespeare on Lawyers Shakespeare on Lust Shakespeare on Marriage Blank Verse and Diction in Shakespeare's Hamlet Analysis of the Characters in Hamlet Shakespeare on the Seasons Shakespeare on Sleep

Quilled 2012 You might remember a gracefully quilled alphabet that sailed around the internet not long ago. It was made by Sabeena Karnik of Mumbai, who recently posted this beauty on her Behance page. Sabeena, a graphic artist, illustrator, and calligrapher, does mighty fierce paper cuttings as well, so don't miss those. Hey, it's still January... let the New Year celebrations continue! All Things Paper Facebook links this past week included: Pretty book page teacupsBeautiful collection of repurposed booksGigantic flowersThe Crimson Poppy makes it to the Golden Globes and Oscars! Remember, the giveaway for three copies of the new book Quilled Birds, Bugs & Butterflies ends this Sunday, January 22. Have a great weekend!

TEN UNTRANSLATABLE WORDS - spicyshimmy - Mass Effect FORELSKET The euphoria you experience when you’re first falling in love. Like getting tag-teamed by a one-two shot—cryo round first, incendiary second—that was walking into the same room as Commander Shepard. The experience blew cold and then hot, but after Rahna… Kaidan was used to it, as much as anybody could be. It always moved on to something else, because it wasn’t enough just to change your body temperature, it needed to pierce the skin, too. Only Shepard out of armor, leather jacket and a scar on his forehead, a face you’d expect with eyes and a mouth that you wouldn’t—that was the part that made it so good. ‘I should go,’ he said, after every conversation. At the end of a long day, Kaidan bunked down and put his bare elbows on his thighs. ‘Everything all right, LT?’ ‘Yeah,’ Kaidan replied. KOI NO YOKAN The sense upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall in love. ‘You know,’ Shepard said, ‘I always liked you, Garrus. ‘Isn’t that sweet,’ Garrus replied.