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Entries from April 2013

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #166

April 14th, 2013 · No Comments

What can I say… the weather is up and down… but mainly up… And, though I don’t want to mention that the seasons are a-changing… and I don’t want to mention the crisp cold mornings… and blankets reappearing on beds… most of our days are looking like this: And we are in the midst of […]

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Donna Wilson’s Creative Creatures – A Review and GiveAway

April 12th, 2013 · 34 Comments

Creative Creatures by Donna Wilson is a classic book that has arrived in our time, filled with just stunning vintage crafts… honestly I could have read this book as a child and loved it just as my children have. Donna Wilson has created a magical book filled with brilliant crafts for kids and crafty grown-ups […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Paper Crafts · Reviews · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + Create an Art Gallery With “Get Into Art – Animals”… GiveAway #1/8

April 11th, 2013 · 40 Comments

Welcome to a week of Se7en + 1 Crafty GiveAways on our blog Se7en + 1 Creative Posts Back to Back Some books inspire you to make an art gallery… and this is one of them… Recently I attended the PanMacMillan Children’s Presentation for 2013 and I have to say I literally grabbed this book […]

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Tags: Art · Brilliant Books · GiveAways and Swaps · Se7en at School

Happy Brilliant Birthday Hood #3…

April 10th, 2013 · 21 Comments

To our sweet gal… Happy Brilliant Birthday… To the girl with the ready smile… To the reader of so many many many books… To our explorer of note… To the girl that runs like the wind… To the girl who is the best big sister… To the girl who thought she would only ever have […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Our Events

The Myth Being Sold To Our Daughters, All In The Name Of Fashion…

April 9th, 2013 · 52 Comments

A birthday was looming and a wardrobe needed a bit of a refresher, so I went clothes hunting – not for myself, but for my daughter. I remember when she was eight despairing in the store as she and I had set aside a Saturday afternoon to go clothes hunting. Just the two of us. […]

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Tags: Kids · Thoughtful Thursdays

The Week That Was – 5.36

April 8th, 2013 · 16 Comments

It has been a while since a Week That Was Post… before the season changes here’s a post showing you what we have been up too lately!!! I know there have been a few more rainy days than usual… Not to mention chores in the rain – yes, these are my mid hats!!! And chores […]

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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #165

April 7th, 2013 · 6 Comments

What can I say… the weather is up and down… but mainly up… I was so thrilled to get dozens of likes for this photograph, all se7en + 1 in one photograph…on instagram… it pretty much sums up our week!!! Well that and decluttering, I mentioned last week that I needed to write a post […]

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