Monthly Archives: March 2011

Organizing: Jewelry

I don’t know when it started, maybe four or five years ago, I started to have a serious affair. I feel in love with inexpensive, yet pretty jewelry. Earrings and bangles mostly, but I love a good necklace or ring – I try not to show favorites. In any event, my father in law made […]

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Potty Painting

It’s been a while since I’ve done something for an actual client. Sure I’ve painted some things for me around the house and done a few small projects here and there, but nothing big or nearly as fun. I have a wonderful group of girls in my book club and it was my friend Janel […]

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Go Go Godzilla

On my recent trip to IKEA one of my focuses was to find cool fabric to update the curtains in the kids toy room. It’s certainly still a place they go to play, but Jon “hangs” out more than he plays, so the stars and moons curtains from the boys room at our old house […]

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Dress a Girl Around the World

I was picking up Pickles from Preschool on Tuesday (try to say that three times fast!) and I noticed a photocopied sheet and some dress examples hanging in the hall of the church. It referred to a program called Dress a Girl Around the World and it was a pattern of a pillowcase dress – […]

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Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes

Not to take away from my boys birthday post – but I felt like I need to write a bit about some changes I’m making here at Penny Pickles. It’s no secret that the economy has hit the custom design painting industry – but I haven’t minded, life just seems to get busier and busier […]

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