How I get myself Sew Organized

How I get myself Sew Organized

Frankly, I am not all that organized but I do have some tips for you people who struggle with this aspect of sewing.  Being even moderately organized makes sewing more enjoyable and that is what Gingercake is all about!  Making sewing more fun for everyone (including myself!) So, listed in no particular order of importance, I will tell you my TIPS! 1.  SCRAPS!  Yes, they are so great and fun to have around,  YES, they will take over your sewing...

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Halloween Front Door Decor and Tutorial

Halloween Front Door Decor and Tutorial

It has taken years for me to find my halloween decor groove.  My kids want to see our house get festive for the holidays and I remember loving halloween stuff when I was a kid too.  But the retail stuff available  can be kinda ugly, right?  And creepy too.  So, here is my compromise!  Still festive and a little spooky, but not over the top. First is my new wreath!  I made this by recovering my spring wreath from this video tutorial.  I simply...

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Ultimate Healthy Living Flash Sale

Ultimate Healthy Living Flash Sale

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and that you are enjoying some relaxing time off! I want to share a great sale happening right now with you that has me inspired- the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle Flash Sale!  Each year, I take steps to get better and better about keeping myself and my kids healthy.  But I always feel like there is so much more to learn and that I am coming up short.  The strong tempatation to go back to my lazy ways...

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A 2012 Project: Bathroom saga

A 2012 Project: Bathroom saga

We had many project brewing in 2012 (mainly Miss Marion!) but last February, on a random snowy weekend, we took our sledge hammer and began a major home improvement project on our bathroom.  We had a strange configuration in our master bedroom that included a teeny tiny bathroom and a smallish closet and a large "dressing area".  It was an annoying waste of space.  What followed was about 10 months of mess, labor,...

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