Art & Craft

Waiting for Easter

By Annie Holland / April 14, 2009

I have been so extremely busy this month that I didn’t have time to post anything, and there is so much stuff I wanted to show you and to share with you. I hope next month would be better! I have a lot of cakes I am supposed to make so there would be updates…

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A new pencil box for Kalin

By Annie Holland / February 18, 2009

How much does it take to make a child happy?I’ll tell you- a wooden box and a bunch of color pencils. Since I woodburned Ellie’s heart shaped box, Kalin has been bugging me to make him something too.We looked and looked and looked….and looked. He couldn’t decide. Finally he said he wants a pencil box…

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

By Annie Holland / February 14, 2009

I had a very hectic day yesterday. I had so much going on that I didn’t even notice it was Friday 13th! On the other hand, maybe it’s better I didn’t know πŸ™‚ Not that I am that much superstitious, but just in case you know πŸ˜‰Anyway, yesterday we went to Michael’s ( the store)…

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Martenici ( Martenizi) 2009

By Annie Holland / February 11, 2009

In spite of everything that’s going on right now ( 2 sick kids, one sick mom) I’ve found the time to grant my son’s wish of making Martenicas. I’ve even arranged with his teacher to present the Martenicas at school and the kids there are going to make some πŸ™‚ So, I’ve put together little…

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Cards, cards, cards….

By Annie Holland / January 28, 2009

Recently I have been enjoying card making so much, that I bought a couple of more tools and different kinds of paper to experiment with. I even found a place to store the ones I’ve made, since I’ve been keeping them all around the house and the dog ate one at one point. So, my…

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The panda project update

By Annie Holland / January 8, 2009

I was not very much in a mood to continue the panda project, considering my mind is elsewhere at the moment, but I wanted to grant my kids wish and make at least couple of pandas with them. Two of the paintings were made with the help of my son. This one:And this one:My son…

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The Panda project

By Annie Holland / December 28, 2008

I am having the worst holiday season I can remember. Ever. I don’t want to say anymore right now, but if someone wants to say a prayer for me I would really appreciate it. No matter what is happening right now ( or even more because of it) I decided to start a Panda project…

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Scrapbook challenge- Fall Butterflies

By Annie Holland / November 18, 2008

I’ve participated in a scrapbook challenge with a postcard and I felt like sharing it with you.It’s my first card from this type, so I am kind of proud it turned out well enough to be shared. πŸ™‚The challenge theme was Fall Butterflies and I just came up with the idea my butterflies to “fly…

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Back to school !!!

By Annie Holland / September 8, 2008

Believe it or not, but this is my son’s favorite day after his birthday πŸ™‚ I don’t blame him, he has the greatest teacher ever and I really do mean it!She is smart, charismatic, strict but fair, overall the most amazing teacher we could have wished for! Not to brag or anything…but yes πŸ™‚ we…

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August rush

By Annie Holland / August 15, 2008

Hi all,I don’t have a cake or recipe now ( hey we’ve got all winter for that πŸ˜‰ ), but next week is my daughter’s birthday, so I’ll have one ” Dora the Explorer” cake coming right up!The bad news is that since I had the stupid accident my arm has been giving me some…

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