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A Series of Fortunate Findings

I’m getting ready to take things to the next level with my blog and chronic crafting. I’m looking into starting a (very) small business, and here’s how I decided to embark on this endeavor. First I was born… Okay I’m not really gonna start back that far, but it’s all been a sort of chain […]

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Intro to Bento

Kindergarten Bento #266, originally uploaded by Wendy Copley. I came across fellow crafty mama Wendy Copley’s blog, Wendolonia, via her Taggie Monster tutorial featured on Craft Gossip. I loved the tutorial so much that I started perusing the rest of her blog and came across the wonderful world of bento. I didn’t realize what bento […]

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Christmas Crafting

Christmas is coming and I’ve been busy as a bee! Here are some of the projects I’ve been working on. Above is a scrap wreath I made out of a dollar store wreath and some corduroy scraps inspired by this tutorial. I had a different type of wreath frame and didn’t bother cutting my strips […]

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Library Bag: Printing by Hand

I’m in love with this book on found on the shelves of Central Library last week. I almost passed it up, thinking printing was too complicated for me right now. Lena Corwin‘s Printing by Hand not only details stamping, stenciling, and screen printing, but also includes 18 projects that use the techniques in the book. […]

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Etsy Video Portrait

So for those of you who may not be familiar with Etsy, it is an online forum where people can sell (or you can buy) the totally awesome stuff they make. It’s one big community of crafters, artisans, and all things handmade (also a great source for vintage finds to make stuff). I could surf […]

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