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7 Ways to Find Creative Inspiration

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I began my creative journey writing and illustrating my own storybooks as a little girl, and continued on to overly dramatic poetry as a teenager. I loved making my own dollhouse furniture and accessories, and as I got older my bedroom was my biggest canvas, collaged from wall to wall with my favorite images torn […]

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Last Week at the Maker Mama House

Last week at the Maker Mama house… I braved taking the kids on a day trip to visit family in Austin (hook ’em horns!). We got nice and fancy for Easter Sunday… …and I finished Eleanor’s knitted bolero the night before (to match Amelia’s baby blue bolero). We picked loquats at Grandma’s… …and continued our […]

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Baby Blue Bolero

After knitting my last bolero, I decided to stretch my knitting skills a little more and make some for the girls to wear at Easter. I found this pattern by Cotton and Cloud and fell in love! I can’t remember exactly how long it took me to finish (about a month?), but Amelia’s snowdrop bolero […]

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