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Meet : Valerie Courtney

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Hi all,

I've been a crafter for as long as I can remember... As a child, I used to play hooky from school and turn my bookcases into high-rise apartment buildings for my stuffed animals or construct playhouses out of refrigerator boxes. With this sort of background you can imagine how working at Martha has been a dream come true for me. I am so excited for the opportunity to share my personal crafting projects with you...

One passion of mine is paper crafting/card making...


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birthday card: MS Crafts balloon and dinosaur punches and baker's twine

Like Jodi, I opened up shop on Etsy to showcase items left over from our amazing holiday craft fair here at Martha. In my shop Love, Teenie you will find a deer necklace that I had molded from a mini deer figurine I found at an estate sale. The necklace is housed in a matchbox woodland diorama (sort of like the ones I remember creating in grade school.) You can also find googley eye earrings, and mini notes (so you can "say a little something.")


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Love, Teenie Etsy shop

I scrapbook from time to time as well. I'd love to share some photos from the family album I started last year...


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Thanks for stopping by, and Happy Monday!

Comments (6)

  • I'm very envious of people that are great with paper crafts. I really like them and wish I had more time to do them. Until then I will enjoy all the beautiful cards that you do.

  • I love the 'love meter' card! How cute is that! And using paint chips for earring cards is very clever. Home Depot will have to guard their paint chips heavily now that your idea is out!

  • Hello,

    These cards are amazing!

    ~ Gabriela ~

  • I also am very envious of anyone with paper craft talent! I am in the process of making my first real paper craft, a horror movie themed calendar for my boyfriend for christmas this year...keep up your amazing work!!

  • BION I'm iprmessed! Cool post!

  • I'm not easily impressed. . . but that's ipmersisng me! :)

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