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Candy Coated: Smarties Inspired!

The theme for third week of Project Run & Play is your favorite Halloween candy. I don’t enjoy the stuff as much as I used to. What can I say, I’ve become a chocolate snob. But when I was a

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Buffalo Lace and Frills

When I see buffalo plaid, the first thing I think of is flannel lumberjack shirts. Come on, I can’t be the only one! So my first idea was to go super girly with a ruffled coat and full gathered skirt

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Thank You

I woke up with butterflies in my stomach this morning. I impatiently waited for the week 1 results on Project Run & Play to be published. Who would have the top design? (That gorgeous butterfly, of course!) Who would be

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Project Run & Play – All Buttoned Up

I think this week was the most difficult for me. The brief being “use buttons to highlight your look”. I just wasn’t sure where to go with that. But when I think buttons, I think classic collared shirt. So that’s

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Big News!

That picture is from January 2014. I’d been watching Project Run & Play and feeling so intimidated. I’d been afraid of participating, even if only in the sew along. That picture, that’s when I stopped listening to that not so

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Project Run & Play – Signature Style

As the girls have gotten older, I’ve had to let go of my own design ideas and allow them to give me their input. It doesn’t always work (see skinny pull on jeans made in E’s choice of fabric and

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Project Run & Play – Boho Chic

When this theme came out, I thought of a friend of mine who lives in Australia, H. She has a kind and creative soul and I always imagine her with flowers in her hair (I know she doesn’t wear them

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