Category Archives: Projects

Easter Advent

After having a child, I’m much more intentional and thoughtful about family ritual. So as Easter rolled around last year, I looked online for specifically Christian ways to anticipate and celebrate the Easter season. We do a pretty good job … Continue reading

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to carry

I recently got a bike. It has a back rack, so I can carry bags, which is nice. But the panniers for sale in the bike shops didn’t impress me. Most of them were just one large compartment, which is … Continue reading

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to simplify

I recently stumbled on a cheater’s method of block printing that captured my imagination. It’s so simple and lovely; I thought I’d share.

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to create

There’s something about autumn that gets me in a creative mood. I want to bake spicy gingerbread and crumbly plum galettes and crisp, perfect shortbread and thick, rustic loaves of bread with crackling crust and chewy, hole-ridden interiors. I want … Continue reading

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a cover

Inspired by a tutorial I came across on Pinterest, I created a cover for my passport. I added gingham and a belt closure for cuteness. Now I just need to get my passport back from the Indian consulate so I … Continue reading

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I enjoy mechanical machines. That would be opposed to computerized machines. For instance, I prefer cars where gears and pulleys (or whatever) move when you depress the brake pedal and a mechanical process stops the car versus the brake pedal … Continue reading

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the door

The charming door is cut and in thanks to some help from my roommate. It pleases me so much more than white hollow core MDF.

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