running a business

Ribbon Cutting at Three Snugbugs Studios

This week was an exciting next step for Jeff and I! After months of plotting and planning, and a short few weeks of crazy studio time, we had our ribbon cutting at 3 Snugbugs Studios last Friday. It was a blast! Ribbon cuttings in our town (as, I’m...
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{thoughts} Doing Less

It’s the Sunday after Thanksgiving, rainy and foggy. I’ve got 60’s R&B Christmas music playing. And a pine scented candle burning. I can hear Jeff clanging around downstairs. I’m hoping he’ll bring me coffee. I’ve been walking...
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How important is the ladder, anyway?

Hey snugbugs! Today I’m talking about my poor joke telling abilities and lack of basic faith. Sounds super fun, right? Lately, I’ve found myself telling the same joke over and over. Sometimes in my head to myself. It’s the one where the man falls in...
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about 3 snugbugs studios


Hi there! We’re Patty and Jeff. This is the Three Snugbugs blog where we share cool how-to’s, new designs, clever tips, shabby furniture projects and the real deal on what it’s like running a small business in the heart of the Virginia countryside. 

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{finally} showing up

Greetings friends! OK. Full disclosure. I’ve spent 9.3 of the last 48 hours fine tuning this website. To make it perfect. To be sure,  9.3 hours isn’t all that much. I mean, it’s barely over a ‘regular’ workday for folks with jobs. Well,... read more

September classes

Hey there you curiously non-responsive-to-earthquake panda bears!! It’s almost September, and do you know what that means? New classes! Or, at least, a new class schedule. These are mostly repeat classes – oldies and goodies! If you’re in the... read more

New classes in August

Morning water snakes! It’s raining hounds and hares in Minneapolis and after much wrangling with WordPress I’ve FINALLY gotten my classes page updated with August classes. Whew! We’ve been doing ‘theme’ months this summer – May was... read more
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