DIY Paper Pinwheels

September 22, 2010 by · 4 Comments
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Last night my friend Nikki and I made fun decorations for her boyfriend Michael's birthday party this weekend.   I was in charge of pinwheels. Paper Pinwheels are so easy to make and are really cute party decorations. Supplies: tissue paper, sheet music or any brightly colored paper bone folder (optional, but it makes folding easier) stapler or double sided tape (I suggest a stapler) small piece of cardboard hot glue gun Directions: Determine how many sheets you will need based on the size of the paper you have and what size pinwheel you want to ...

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I have exciting, wonderful news!

September 20, 2010 by · 4 Comments
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As of today, my notebooks and journals are available at The Sundial located on Main Street here in Starkville! Stop by and see what you think.  Also check out The Sundial on

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Prairie Arts Festival Here We Come!

August 11, 2010 by · 3 Comments
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I found out today that my vendor application for the 2010 Prairie Arts Festival in West Point, Mississippi was approved!!! Two of my friends (Nikki Ballard and Cory Waldrop) and I are going to have a booth at this year's Prairie Arts Festival on September 4th.  I am so excited.  Never in a million years would I have ever thought I would be selling homemade items, much less at the PAF.  The PAF is kind of a big deal.  I have gone to the PAF about ten times over...

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Labels, Notepads and a Calendar, oh my!

July 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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I love freebies, so I decided to share a few of my favorite free downloads from the blogosphere. Free Turquoise Meets Gold Labels here from Little Sightings via iDIY Free Mailing Labels here from Creature Comforts Get the Free Birdy Notepad here and the Dream Catcher To Do here both from A Print A Day Get this lovely calendar...

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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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I’m on Etsy!

June 8, 2010 by · 3 Comments
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So lately I have been super busy but couldn't share what I was working on with you guys until now.  My recent top secret project is my new Etsy shop.  I am thrilled to have FayeDodgesZombies open for business on Etsy.  Stop by and see if you like my notebooks and journals.  I will be adding more items later today.           These are my favorite items currently for sale  in my shop:

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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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Backyard Gardening

April 26, 2010 by · 1 Comment
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I have wanted a garden for a very long time.  Last week, Kirby (my roomate) and Ben planted our garden all while I was at work.  I can't wait until we have fresh tomatoes.  I love tomatoes. Thanks...

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