Happy Birthday Kacey!!!

June 30, 2010 by · 2 Comments
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My friend Kacey's 28th birthday is  today.   I wanted to make him something that I knew would make him smile on his birthday.  He is the kind of guy who appreciates a handmade craft even if it looks like something a child made.  This is the card I made for him.  I tried not to make it to girly.

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Yellow Owl Workshop

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I love these rubber stamps from Yellow Owl Workshop and I want to purchase so many.  They are all so cute.  It is hard to decide which ones I want. Oh okay maybe this set is my favorite.

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Update: DIY Notebook Tutorial

May 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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My DIY Notebook Tutorial was featured on Totally Tutorials yesterday, which of course made my day.

My DIY Notebook Tutorial was also included in One Pretty Thing's Daily DIY feature on 5/4/10. On May 6th Craft Gossip featured my tutorial too. I am so excited...

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DIY Hang Tag Card Tutorial

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I love making homemade cards for pretty much every holiday and birthday.   I especially love when crafty bloggers inspire me with their clever ideas.  Today's post is by my first ever guest blogger, Cynthia Devening from Make Paper Crafts. Hang Tag Card Tutorial Hi I'm Cynthia from  Make Paper Crafts and I'm here to share this Hang Tag Style Card with you today! I decided on this DIY because Faye hasn't been married too long, awww and I have been...

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DIY Notebook Tutorial

May 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Stop by Make Paper Crafts today and see my DIY Notebook Tutorial as well as many other fun crafty projects made by the ever so clever Cynthia.

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I’m an Indie Business Graduate!

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I really loved Indie Biz and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in crafting for profit.   Our teachers were very talented and helpful people and it was fun networking with the other Indie Biz...

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Before & After: Thrift Store Shelf

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When I saw this little shelf at the thrift store I got really excited.  I love fun thrift store furniture but I do not like faux wood pressed board or anything brown for the most part.  So I painted it Pistachio.  It took about 2 cans of spray paint because I maybe should have sanded it better but I am happy with the result. A little paint really helps sometimes.

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Oh I want this…

April 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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I need to add this Japanese Doily Pattern stamp to my stamp collection.  Geninne from Geninne's Art Blog carved her doily stamp herself.  She is so crafty, check out her...

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DIY Upcycled Notebooks

April 8, 2010 by · 2 Comments
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Recently I have been into making small notebooks.  They are perfect for writing down quick lists or random ideas.  I keep the one I made for myself in my purse at all times.  Let me know what you think.

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DIY Tags

April 7, 2010 by · 1 Comment
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My friend Chris has recently started brewing beer.  Last night he asked me to make him some tags for the beer bottles.   So last night while watching Lost, Nikki and I made these tags from scrapbook paper.

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