Creating Home - Family

Token Of Remembrance

Token Of Remembrance I talk a lot about my grandmother, Wilma at Creating Home, but I also have another grandmother whom I loved just as much.  Her name was Geraldine, and although she wasn’t into homemaking as much as Wilma, there are so many things I admire about her.  What I remember most about her was her love of cardinals.  When I was a teenager, I cross-stitched a cardinal one year for her as a Christmas gift.  She must have liked it because she had it displayed on her bookshelf from…

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Business For Creatives - Home Journal

Happy In My Head

  Happy In My Head I’ve been reading the book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking and ran across a description of an introvert who’s “happy in my head.”  I understand that description so well because that’s how I see myself as well.  Even though I haven’t been doing anything lately but working, I’m happy in my head because I have so much going on there.  I dream, I plan, I create, and I organize–my favorite things to do! A New Discovery One of my…

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Family - Home Journal

A Few Good Men

  A Few Good Men I’ve been fortunate in my life to be surrounded by a few good men, from my own Dad, to my grandfathers, and to other male family members.  What I’ve noticed about all of them is their dedication and love for their families and communities.  In a society that tends to denigrate men, I think it’s important to respect, honor, and acknowledge their commitment and dedication.  I know I wouldn’t be the person I am today without their positive male influence in my life. Positive Male…

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Business For Creatives - Interiors

Interior Design Handbook

Interior Design Handbook I’ve mentioned this before on the blog, but once I graduated from design school, I wrote an interior design handbook for anyone interested in becoming a designer.  The handbook sells on Amazon in print, but it’s now available on my website in digital format for the first time.  The cost is also $10 less for the digital copy as well!  It’s a really great price for the amount of information in the book.  I’ve included the book’s description below. Book’s Description “This handbook helps guide prospective designers…

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Valentine’s Day Printable

Valentine’s Day Printable Happy Valentine’s Day!  I hope you know how much you are loved and appreciated!  I would love to give you a big hug and tell you how wonderful you are.  Because I can’t, I made you this Valentine’s Day Printable instead to let you know that someone is thinking about you!  Just remember that love is all around you today! Ways To Celebrate Since today is a day of celebrating love, there’s some great inspiration in Wilma Magazine’s February issue with lots of ways to celebrate.  This is…

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