Tag Archives: decorating

Happiness at the Happy Place

We’ve been coming to The Happy Place for many years now. While living in two different states and on two different continents. That’s just how much we love it. And so last year, when we finished our first year as … Continue reading

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Covered Bulletin Board

When I shared my little desk area in our new kitchen you may have spied my green zebra bulletin board over the desk. It had very humble beginnings, but was a super easy project that requires absolutely no crafting ability, … Continue reading

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Making Washi in Ogawamachi

My obsession with washi paper continues, and so when the opportunity to learn how washi paper is made presented itself, I jumped at the chance. I took the train to the town of Ogawamachi, which is about an hour outside … Continue reading

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Springtime Door Decor

In the chaos of the whole moving to the other side of the world thing I’ve recently realized the spring wreath some how didn’t make the trip. This should be my biggest problem {said in my best yenta voice}. Cute … Continue reading

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Gotta Love a Sugar Buzz

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and there’s nothing a bunch of little girls love more than a day filled with sugar! So I invited a few of The Cuties’ friends and their Mommies over for an afternoon of decorating cookies.  I … Continue reading

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Good Fortune for Girlies

The Cuties love to open fortune cookies after Chinese food, but often the existential and sometimes obscure nature of the fortunes leave them a wee bit disappointed. So when I saw this DIY fortune cookie project from Martha {don’t you … Continue reading

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Connect the Dots

I’ve been working on a pillow that has me consumed with polka dots lately.  It started with the Hanukkah felt garland and sort of jumped off from there. Actually, truth be told, inspiration started with a green monster.  That’s what … Continue reading

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Preppy Corner

I see quotations pinned on Pinterest all the time. Rarely do I even stop and read them, but this one really caught my attention and I immediately copied it down and emailed it to Cute BFF and told her we … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Eastern Front

Shhhh….can you hear that?  That, dear readers is the sound of an empty apartment. {It’s also the sound of a very clean apartment, but we’ll get to that in a minute!}. We’re back in Japan after two wonderful weeks in … Continue reading

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Festival of Lights, Apartment-Style

I narrowed the Hanukkah decorations down to a single Rubbermaid bin for the trip across the world and last week we unpacked it and set to work. Cute Husband was a bit baffled by this effort as we will be … Continue reading

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