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Being intentional : maximizing efficiency with purposeful planning 

Over the past several months one topic has weighed very heavily on my mind- being intentional with my time and the things I do during that time. I am so terrible with time management as a rule. One of the only set times we have is that the kids go to bed at 7:30.  …

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A Creature of Habit

Are you a creature of habit? I sure am. I’m the girl that orders the same meal at Panera every time for 10 years. I go to the same restaurant on every date (which happens to take place only on my birthday and anniversary for the most part). I use fabric from the same companies…

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Little Things to Sew : backpack

Wallace just turned two. He’s becoming more independent. Couple that with his great love of dressing up and accessorizing, and I knew that kid needed a backpack.  Remember this backpack I made for Layla when she turned two? I knew with some personalization it would be perfect for Wallace too. I found that crazy awesome…

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Best Boy Shirt : The Sketchbook Shirt

I LOVE when dreams become reality. Back when Liberty Love came out I remember swooning over the matching man and boy buttondown shirts made up in Tom’s Jets. When I found out Wallace was a boy at our 18 week ultrasound, I searched high and low for even a small piece of this print. I…

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A Menagerie of Stitches

Toward the end of January, I had gotten as far as I could on Teddy’s Beautyberry Blanket (because I’ve run out of yarn!), and I was feeling antsy about not having an active hand work project. I couldn’t afford the yarn at the time, so I had to come up with another project with supplies…

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Welcome to Olivia Jane Handcrafted! I'm Meredith and this is my creative journal. Here you'll find loads of inspiration for a handmade wardrobe, home decor, bags, and quilts. I even have plenty of projects and tutorials to get you started or help you along the way. 

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