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Catherine Renee' Bereal

Sparkle?

In October I started a year long program helping to make changes in the coming year. I have goals I desire to complete and love how this daily program is helping to change perspective.

Today's reading talks about taking an item in your home, your closet, something that doesn't really bring the interest to you any more. Hold it in your lap, take a moment of presence and see what feeling comes up when you think about this item. The question to ask is 'Does this evoke a sparkle of joy in me? and if not, is it time to let it go to someone else?'

The power of taking a moment to be present with oneself is such an awesome loving gift to give. And if we can do this for ourselves, we can give this gift to others. I'll admit there are times I do not like sitting with my emotions. It is so much easier to dismiss those uncomfortable ones only to find I have to 'manage' them until I actually do take time to sit with them. Once I do, it is amazing the hidden nugget of truth that quietly awaits to emerge.

2017 I'm taking lots of moments to sit with 'what is'. In order for me to create the sparkle of joy that I desire, I must have the greatest of respect for myself. May I encourage you to give the gift of sparkle this year?

Feel free to join me with http://www.dailyom.com/ and let's see how together we can bring more sparkle!

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Layered Cascade Swag Valance and Drape Design

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Layered Cascade Swag Valance and Drape Design

How fun is this! Have vintage fabric that I have been asked to reproduce in this style. Reminds me of a dance girls bustle at....the turn of the century...well...guess we can't use that term anymore...in the 1890's! Didn't used to seem all that long ago. lol There are many details to designing this project as the actual windows have some unique limitations to them. Excited to get my fabric board together and see what beauty we can come up with for my client. I think most everything is in place. Do you have a special window and design you want...

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Sewing for Large Expansive Windows

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Sewing for Large Expansive Windows

Have large windows you want to make curtains for? love the look of ripplefold? not sure about quality of hardware that won't fail on you? Want to make them yourself? or are you curious if it is affordable to have someone else make them?   I have been getting a lot of inquiries on 14' and larger window coverings from ladies wanting to make their own. I carry header tapes for DIY seamstresses, hardware and offer to have them made for you. There is a reason designers are called project managers and windows is one of them. There are many...

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Personalized Draperies

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Personalized Draperies

What do I mean by personalized? First thing that comes to mind having your initials or name embroidered on the item but that's now what I mean. Window and bedding fashions have such personal feel to them. We look and look for the perfect home fashion that gets us excited. Maybe it's to dress our bed only to find out that ready made products won't fit our special mattress. It can become so discouraging that we settle for something that gnaws at us each time we have to make it up in the morning. Not exactly what you want to have happening...

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Soft Comfy Baby/Toddler Blankets

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Soft Comfy Baby/Toddler Blankets

Baby/toddler comfy blankets has been my focus today! I received a special request to find a fabric for a little boy who loves space ships and rockets. Was told planets would work too. I love this soft print! It was way cool to find this extra nice flannel that went so perfectly with it. The choo choo train is an ultra soft minky fabric. I feel in love with it when I saw the print but then when I touched it? oh my goodness! I new a little boy would find such love, fun and comfort. I'm all about feeling...

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