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Twins

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When the announcement was made to the family that my niece was expecting twins we just feel off our gilded rockers.  It was a total surprise, one that she and her husband met with endless grace and a bit of terror!  Soon we were decorating one of their bedrooms with a Rock ‘N Roll theme and visiting the […]

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DIY: Odd Balls Frosting Cupcake Invitation

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When I get the urge to tackle a do-it-yourself invitation, there are few designers that compare to the whimsy and utter awe factor of Odd Balls. One of my all-time favorites is their Frosting Invitation. It is a sweet little colorful cupcake iced with loops of elegant bubble gum pink French silk taffeta ribbon. One […]

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Tips & Pointers: Help Your Pet Beat the Heat!

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Summertime is right around the corner, and for those of us in Fort Worth, Texas, there’s no hiding from the heat. But that’s OK. Fortunately, we all know how to greet the heat in style. Some of us even help our pets to do the same! Here you can see my “Momma Cat” before and […]

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Thanks-A-Million

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When I started working here at Polka Dot Design, I became a stationery freak overnight. I wasn’t raised to send thank you notes. It was something I’d seen throughout my life for my sister’s graduations and wedding. And nothing else. But on my first day here, I received personalized flat notes and I was hooked. […]

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Post No. 2: Emma’s Cotillion

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This last month my exquisite daughter attended her last cotillion event for the season. She attended Cotillion class in our town, Miss Persis Dance Studio to be exact. It is a precious right of passage; a safe place for young ladies and budding gentlemen to learn the required social skills that will soon be thrust […]

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