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2015, A Year in Review


A year has flown by without me making a single post. It has been a whirlwind of highs and lows. Here are a few highlights from 2015.

I got some projects done for the house.

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I bought a coffee table for $10 from a neighbor who was moving. My husband Jeff helped me sand it down to bare wood.

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I used two different kinds of stain. The light color is traditional stain and the dark color is a stain and poly in one. A couple of strips of painter’s tape was all it took to create the Surfboard stripes that I hoped to create.

And we finally hung some curtains on our sliding glass door. (Ikea Kvartal if your interested in knowing what the curtain/rail system is)

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My daughter finally got her driver’s license at the end of the summer and so I was able to quit my “chauffeur’s job”. She was chosen as  co-Drum Major for her band this year and I was glad not to have to pick her up 3 days a week, plus game nights.

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My son James and I built a headboard out of pallets and fence slats. Cutting pallets apart was a major pain in the *bleep* so you won’t be seeing anymore pallet projects from me anytime soon. 😉

Pallet Headboard DIY

We flew to DC for my Nephew’s Bar Mitzvah. It was a blast!

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Our daughter attended a Bassoon and Oboe band camp at USF. It was surreal to see her in a college dorm and think “just two more years and we will be empty nesters”.

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We attended my niece’s wedding and got goofy in the Photo Booth. And went to the Salvador Dali museum and got even goofier!

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Although I am not Jewish myself, I thought that I could make a New Year’s resolution at Rosh Hashanah to start blogging again. So far, so good.

Here are the cards I made for my niece and nephews for their Rosh Hashanah celebrations.

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I am finishing up my Halloween cards and I will post again next week. TTFN

Mo

About cardsbymo

Paper crafting is my Yoga. It takes my mind off any stress that I might have at the time. My daughter loves to get involved in my projects too and it is a great way to connect with her. Sixteen years ago I began scrapbooking but, my new true love is card making!

2 responses »

  1. Patti Bomgardner

    You certainly have been busy. I look forward to seeing your posts again. You make such wonderful cards. I actually just signed up with Stamp Nation yesterday to learn some new techniques and ideas.

    Reply

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