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Spring Snippets

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on March 25th, 2015 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , , , ,  •  7 Comments

Spring always sneaks up on me. One week it’s icing and snowing, and the next there are flowers popping out. It’s miraculous the way new buds and blooms emerge year after year from lifeless looking soil and branches. It always surprises me no matter how many times I see the transformation!

Afternoon Workspace

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on March 20th, 2015 under Home + Garden, Life Tags: , , ,  •  15 Comments

I’m still plugging away on new card designs! This spot on the couch is my office for the afternoon. Sometimes there just isn’t enough natural light in my basement studio. The papers on the couch are print samples of seven new cards I’ve wrapped up this week. My goal was to send all my new cards […]

Greeting Card Inventory Storage

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on February 10th, 2015 under Home + Garden, Wit & Whistle Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  25 Comments

For the longest time I struggled to find a good way to store my greeting card inventory. I started out keeping my cards stacked in these, but cards kept getting caught up and crushed as I slid the drawers open and closed. The drawers could only hold about 40 of each card, so I had to […]

In Botanical News…

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on January 13th, 2015 under Home + Garden, Life  •  12 Comments

It’s a chilly grey day here, so I want to share some green planty goodness. First, my houseplant collection has a new addition, a Nepenthes (aka monkey cups plant). How crazy looking is this thing? I can never resist the urge to bring weird looking plants like this home. I’ve had a Meyer lemon tree for years, […]

Subway Tile Backsplash

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on January 6th, 2015 under DIY, Home + Garden Tags: , , , , , ,  •  19 Comments

Happy New Year! I’m back after a nice long break. Well, a break from blogging anyway. It wasn’t really a “break”, because I was working my butt off on a bunch of projects! Exhibit A, I installed a subway tile backsplash in my kitchen. I’ve wanted to put subway tile in my kitchen for ages, […]


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