Self-Binding Receiving Blanket

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A friend showed me this cute and quick way of making a self-binding receiving blanket over Christmas Break.  I have been thinking I NEED to try it ever since. Because several people I know are having babies, I thought these would make a cute handmade gift. I love giving something[Read more]

Marriage in Light of Eternity

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As many of you know, my husband and I live nearly 250 miles away from each other. He’s finishing up Vet school – while I get to continue to work at a job that I love. It was a tough choice that we made together. For the past 6 months[Read more]

Still Thankful

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Today we thank God for all the blessings he has bestowed upon us the past year. The week leading up to Thanksgiving this year God has challenged me in being thankful always. It’s easy to praise God during times of joy – but finding reasons to thank God when we[Read more]

Bridal Shower: Umbrella Themed Details

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Courtney’s wedding is getting closer and closer! Before it sneaks up on me, I wanted to make sure I share with you the details from her Bridal Shower. For me, the little details are the most fun to plan and make each occasion extra special! Bridal Shower Decorations: A quick[Read more]

DIY Bridal Shower Invites: Umbrella

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I had a wonderful time this past weekend celebrating the upcoming marriage of my younger sister as I hosted a bridal shower for her this weekend. I loved creating all the small details that went into this memorable event. I didn’t want anything too “themed” but still wanted everything to[Read more]

Cowboy Western Quilt

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This quilt is a long time in the making! I started making this quilt in my college dorm room for Jake (before he was my husband!) That was at least 5 years ago! It was intended to be a Christmas present – then a birthday present – turned a graduation[Read more]

A Note to My Sisters

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Today is National Sisters Day! Don’t forget to hug your sister and tell her how much ya love her! I wanted to take the time to let my little sisters know how much they mean to me. I really like the following quote about sisterhood. Giggles, Secrets, Sometimes Tears, Sisters[Read more]

Project Life: July 4th

Project Life: July 4th @ graceelizabeths.com

We had a lovely family gathering for Independence Day. We went to the neighborhood kiddie parade and had family over for a potluck. I probably say this about every layout, but this was really fun to put together. I love the color combination. I put a few more embellishments than[Read more]