Home Sweet Home Quilt Along
- Block 1 - My Home
- Block 2 - Lapacek's Orchard
- Block 3 - House by the Bay
- Block 4 - My Tilted House
- Block 5 - Two Trees
- Block 6 - Tree of Life
- Block 7 - Under the Moreton Bay Fig
- Block 8 - A Wonky Modern House
- Block 9 - Scrappy Trees
- Block 10 - A Home for the Birds
- Block 11 - The Happy Tree
- Block 12 - the little house
- Block 13 - Three Trees
- Block 14 - Under the Apple Tree
- Block 15 - A Home for Hoot
- Block 16 - Branch Sweet Branch
- BONUS - accuquilt home
- BONUS - Acid Cottage
- BONUS - Marcia's Crazee Patch House
- BONUS Block - Rippling Pond
- Flickr Group - Post your blocks here!
- BONUS - Acid Cottage
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Kim's Crafty Apple has MOVED to www.PersimonDreams.com
I’m re-branding myself from Kim’s Crafty Apple into ‘Persimon Dreams.’
You can now find me at:
(and my jewelry is still at www.theapple.etsy.com)
If you’re just tuning in here are previous Craftacular Posts:
Here’s Edition 3.0 of my Craftacular 2011 Sneak Peak!
22. My Poplin
23. Little Big Pants
24. Artsy Fartsy
27. Cottage Goddess
28. Finding Felicity
29. Bits n Pieces
30. Kozie Prery
Just over half way done with the fantastic artists for this Saturday’s sale! Stay tuned for more sneak peaks coming soon!
WOW! My daughter, Cedi turned FIVE today! I can’t believe that she’s already FIVE! Before I get into all saga of all the adventures she had for her birthday I thought we’d take a look back at some photo’s…
Click HERE to read the story of Mercedi Rose’s Birth.Cedi – right before I went to the hospital.November 29th, 5:30pm Mercedi Rose Lapacek was born weighing in at 6lbs 13 oz and measuring 20-inches long.
photo by Friends in Photography
Mercedi Rose – 5 years old (well…almost 5 in this photo…)
Cedi and Me on her 3rd Birthday. Me and Cedi on her 4th Birthday. Me and Cedi on her 5th birthday.
We are so blessed to have Mercedi. She is a wonderful little, pistol of a girl. I’m pretty sure she got her stubbornness from her papa ;). She’s a smart little girl that likes everything just perfect (and I know she didn’t get that from me!). I love seeing the excitement when she discovers something new that she can do and the things she imagines up for her and Capri to pretend never cease to amaze me. She’s an absolute sweet heart to Persimoni and calls her ‘Bibble’. Monkey bars are no obstacle for this girl. She came home with bleeding blisters on her hands once she learned she could do them and we had to keep her off for a few days. As soon as her hands slightly started to heal – she was back up there. I could go on and on but really – she’s truly a magical little girl.
Now…enough gushing about Cedi – what did we do to celebrate her birthday!?
We did so much for Cedi’s birthday that I’ll just give you some sneak peaks at it tonight and I’ll show more pictures later. It was lots of fun but I think next year – we’re going to go to a movie and have a quiet birthday. I may have planned TOO much fun into a few days…
Cedi’s birthday celebration all started on Thanksgiving at my parents. She had cake and opened some presents from her grandparents and Uncle Brian. On Sunday night, we headed over to Frank’s parents for a celebration there as well!Yesterday, I took Cedi to get her ears pierced. She did really good – no tears, no whimpers – just a brave little girl. We then came home and had cake with some friends and opened her presents from us and her sisters. It was a very nice night and probably would have been fine to end it there.
But…I didn’t.Cedi had her first day as a 5 year old 4K-er this morning.I brought her birthday treat in towards the end of the day so the kids could take their caramel apples home with them to enjoy. Then, it was off to Cedi’s (and Capri and Pip’s) first visit to Chuck E Cheese. They had lots of fun with their daycare friends! Our next stop was at The Glitter Workshop for the Tuesday Make ‘n’ Take Night of decorating Christmas Cookies!Both of the girls (and me) had LOTS of fun with this adventure! It was great that all the hard work was done for us and we could just have fun with the decorating.
And to end the night we headed to the Melting Pot for some chocolate fondue dessert. Whew…what a birthday!
Now, I have to remember – a movie and cake will be just fine for Birthday 6!
If you’re just tuning in here are previous Craftacular Posts:
Here’s Edition 2.0 of my Craftacular 2011 Sneak Peak!
13. Whimsy House
14. The Bare Tree
20. Fat Cat Beads
I haven’t even gotten through half of the vendors yet so stop by again soon!
PS. I’m not planning on bringing my quilts (or at least very few) to the Craftacular this year so if there is anything you are interested in (see HERE) please let me know and I’ll pack it along and keep it under the table for you to look at. Thanks!
Hey All! This SATURDAY, December 3rd, is the 7th Annual Holiday Craftacular from 10am to 5pm at the East Side Club in Madison, WI. There are 50+ fantastic vendors that will be selling their handmade wares. A great opportunity to support local/handmade artists AND get fabulous, unique gifts for your loved ones this holiday season.
I’m going to do my best to feature all of the artists at least once up until the show so keep an eye on my blog as I post more about the artists you can expect to see!
photo from Funky Monkey Photography
photo byLaurie Marie Photography LLC.
3. Tizzy Dizzy
Photo from Funky Monkey Photography
7. Sugar Bomb Dessert Company
10. HRBea Design
Stay TUNED for more fantastic artist features!
If you’re just tuning in to the Mystery Monday be sure to take a look a back at
It’s going to be an easy week for you this week even though it looks like 3 big steps. Trust me – it won’t be too bad.
Step 5. Cut 6-inch squares B on both diagonals to create 32 triangles.Step 6. Cut 4-inch squares B on one diagonal to create 4 triangles. (***Note that you only cut these squares ONE time – I messed this up the first time around.)
Step 7. Crosscut 4 1/2-inch strips C into 320 rectangles 1-1/2” by 4-1/2” (sorry no picture for this one)
Step 8. Crosscut 1 1/2” strips E into 140 square 1-1/2” x 1-1/2”
See you next Monday!
I was in the mood to make some treasuries tonight…
Patchwork Fabric Belt - Holi...
pearl wire tiara 'first ...
Lavender Tulle Flower with P...
Gray Pearl Bracelet Silver G...
Charm Necklace, Eiffel Tower...
Gourd Bowl Beaded Woodland M...
Necklace Pearls Red Leather ...
Pink Pearl Japan Cluster Ear...
Bird Nest Earrings Antique S...
Cyber Monday Free shipping B...
Velvet Renaissance Fabric Cu...
Sterling silver engagement l...
Bridal cuff bracelet, Vintag...
Pearl Ribbon Necklace , TWIS...
Silver Art Deco Pearl Ring, ...
freshwater pearl natural bro...
Vintage Pink Double Indent S...
Christmas Ornaments..Hand Em...
Christmas Ornament / holiday...
Starfish ornaments -- set of...
Christmas Santa Ornament - G...
Embroidery Decoration Retro ...
Tree ornaments, Wood Hoops f...
Ornaments Heart Shape Hand S...
Black Friday - Cyber Monday ...
Christmas tree Meerkat hangi...
Christmas Ornament - Baby Pi...
Primitive Mouse Ornament Can...
Displeased Kitty Tree Orname...
CLEARANCE Red Lace Christmas...
Owl Ornament. Limited Editio...
Primitive Burlap Star Orname...
and with pearls and ornaments…I bid you goodnight…
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