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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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#disneyside scrapbook party wrapup!

So remember back when I said I was gonna have a #disneyside party?  Things changed and weather happened…. There was illness, there was busy-ness… There WERE some decorations, there WERE snacks and they were all wicked cute!    For a … 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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DIY Elfin shoes

One month til Christmas!  Has anyone said that yet today? There’s a bunch of videos and how to’s on how to make these ridiculously cute elf shoes, and here’s mine…  They’re super easy and I think they work great for … Continue reading

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Foam Doll Cakes

Another YouTube video that the girls found showed how to make tiny foam cakes for dolls.  And of course, we’ve made a MILLION of them! Cut foam sheets of different colors into similarly shaped circles, stack several together and glue.  … Continue reading

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Handmade Bottle Cap Magnets

We made these Big Bottle Cap Magnets at the Etsy Craft Party last month and I just couldn’t stop.  The possibilities are endless, and they’re so easy to make. One of the crafters made these, aren’t they cute? I had … 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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Cupcake Birthdays and School Valentines

Coming up we have a certain girl turning 8 years old, and Valentines Day.  Nearly-8-year-old-girl is having a small birthday party with her friends at home in a few weeks.  She chose a decorate-your-own-cupcakes party.  Yay, easy!!  (Or so I … 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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