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February, 2015

I don’t know how it got to be February again.  We have a snow day tomorrow so the girls are wound up, the Superbowl is on TV somewhere so the internet is wound up, I’m snuggled up in my chair … Continue reading

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Craft Show Season – 2014

I have application deadlines for a couple of craft shows this fall.  I’ve been doing shows for several years now.  I’ve streamlined my set up, my inventory, I know the type of shows that work for me, I’ve got this … Continue reading

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Who Put The Rusty Nail In My Craft Show Cheerios?

I ran my end of the year craft show numbers for 2013 and I’ve got to say I’m discouraged.  I take the $ I made, subtract the registration fees and yes, I made some nice money.  But then factor in … Continue reading

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Cupcake Liner and Clothespin Butterflies

This summer I’ve been doing crafty activities with the girls and calling it Mom’s Crafty Camp.  It’s been pretty easy things – playdoh, painting, sugar cookies…  This week Family Fun Magazine is having “backyard camp week” and has been showing … Continue reading

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American Girl / Sesame Crossover

Worlds are colliding over here!  The girls have been playing a whole lot with their American Girl dolls lately, and when I found some mini-visors at the craft store I knew what I had to do.  (Thanks for the tip, … Continue reading

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I Spy Bottles

or: one of the 47 craft projects i’ll have to do to get rid of 20 lbs of dried rice. back in the spring i coordinated the pre-school’s annual spaghetti dinner.  the centerpieces were super cheap and wicked easy (just … Continue reading

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rainbow mobile

ages ago i painted some wooden circles and hearts.  hunny drilled holes in them for me, and then i waited… and moved the little pieces from here to there waiting to dig out some fishing line.  it took a trip to … Continue reading

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birthday tutu wreath

my grandma’s birthday is next week.  she’s turning 423 years old.  not really, but i can’t remember for sure.  she’s looking forward to the family getting together for a party, and i offered to do it at my house – … Continue reading

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buttoned up house plants

i like to have a little treat or prize for my mom and grandma and sister for Easter, since many times when we see any of them, they have a little something for the girls.  this Easter: little plants with crazy … Continue reading

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rainbow flower pots

you might’ve guessed, i’m in to rainbows lately.  i’m SO ready for it not to be cold and rainy.  but this is CT so OWELL!  rainbows!  on flower pots! i made a sample first and showed it to the girls.  … Continue reading

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