Category Archives: Craft

Nursery Update: The Hard Part’s Over!

I am in love with this room!

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A Lauren Original: DIY Coffee Table or How “Community” Understands Me

Woodworking runs in the McCoy family.  I’ve recently gained an interest in its art form.  Danny and I have dabbled here and there, building a simple plant stand for the four plants we had in 2012, then again when we built a better plant stand for our 25 plants we kept alive in 2013.

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A Lauren Original: Francesca, a Creepy Nurse

I like to paint.  I’m not great at it, but I enjoy it.

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This is one of the few “originals” that I have.
Usually I just try to mimic what I see on the Internet.

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My Attempt at Making Clothes

When I got pregnant, I quit smoking.  I picked up sewing as my replacement hobby. I have thoroughly enjoyed it.

The first thing I made was a blanket made of old t-shirts we don’t wear anymore. It’s not the best, but I love it and it keeps us cozy when we curl up on the couch.  I’ve made some pillows and sewed patches on my jeans that I refuse to throw away.

Blankets & Pillows
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