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Yard Sale Desk UP-CYCLED with Chalk Paint!

Yard sale desk upcycled with DIY chalk paint | Simply Notable.com

I don’t always brake for yard sales, however this one was right around the corner from my house and the desk in the driveway caught my eye.  My oldest child is starting Kindergarten this fall and I am in the process of moving him into his own room.  I figured a desk would be the perfect thing for his bedroom, with all the stacks of homework he will …read more

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Free Mini Craftsy Classes!

Free Craftsy Mini Classes!

Have you seen all of the great mini-classes Craftsy is offering right now? Our long time readers know that mom and I love Craftsy. We’ve blogged about them and have given away classes to our readers in the past. If you’ve visted before, you know that Craftsy offers free classes on a variety of creative subjects. Their expert instructors share clear …read more

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Featured: Designer – DrFrankKnits

fighter jets

I had to do two double-takes when I first spied DrFrankKnits creations. Are those knitted? Why yes – yes they are! These little 3D gizmo’s are phenomenal! I was both tickled and inspired when I happened upon the creative inventions found on her blog - From the Needles of DrFrankKnits.  The Free Pattern Friday feature will keep me coming back for …read more

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Old chair gets new love!

refurbishedchair

One of my favorite activities is visiting second-hand stores in search of hidden treasures. This chair originally looked pretty forlorn, collecting dust in a small thrift store I happened upon during one such expedition.  When I asked the price, the storekeeper told me it hadn’t been priced yet.  I offered to pay $5.00, and to my surprise she …read more

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Hello Spring!

Hello Spring Plant Marker by SimplyNotable.com

Spring has arrived in our part of the country (or at least that’s what my allergies are telling me). In an effort to welcome it officially, I asked the ladies of Simply Notable to share a project that said “Hello” to the awakening of Spring. Some of us brought a pop of color into our homes, and others kick started their garden inspiration.  Here …read more

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Stitches West Finds

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Mom Sr and I had such a great time at Stitches West! We loved communing with our fellow knitters and crocheters, learning new tricks in our classes and most especially loved the opportunity to see new indie dyers up close and personal. We found some real winners at the show that we’ll be shopping with this year: Dizzy Blonde Studios’ gorgeous rack …read more

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Stitches bound!

Simply Notable Stitch Markers - The Stitches West Event!

Mom, Sr. and I are going to Stitches West! Wheeee! This is our first fiber festival and we’re pretty excited about it. We’ve created the Simply Notable stitch markers for the exchange: and packed our supply bags for classes: We’ve fretted over the contents of our notion pouches…knitting needles, check. needle gauge, check. row …read more

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Have you heard of Cartwheel?

Target's Cartwheel App

Have you heard about Cartwheel – the app that Target has recently launched? I’ve been using it on my smartphone for the last 3 months and I absolutely love it! About 700 regularly updated coupon offers are available through the app for in store savings. Cartwheel keeps track of your savings and in the few months that I’ve been using it, I’ve saved …read more

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Frosty the Snow Gift?

snowmankitgift

A Snowman Kit! I don’t know about you but making snowmen was my specialty when I was kid.  It is one of the first things you learn to do when you are from a snowy climate.  My siblings and I would always scrap together anything we could find for our snowman’s face, arms, and clothes.  It would make my Mom crazy when we couldn’t find our gloves and …read more

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For The Best Year Yet…

Microsoft Office 365

The “back to school” season is upon us and no one is more excited than my four girls. We’ve been collecting new outfits in small shopping trips throughout the summer to save my pocketbook a knockout in September. Now that we’ve assured that no one will have to return to class naked, we can focus on the tools they need – namely technology! In recent …read more

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