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Archive for December, 2009

Tools & Materials : best wrapping bargain

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yes, I just showed you how I used this twine for my advent calendar. But, I also used the same spool for the last 3 years of advent calendars, plus birthday gifts, cookie bags, teacher gifts,  … pretty much every gift I ever have to wrap. It looks great with colored paper, kraft paper, doubled …

Make It : another advent calendar

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Times are quite busy between work, the craft sale and the Holidays. But there is no way I could bypass making an advent calendar. My kids would rather not have Christmas gifts than give up their advent calendar. It is a looooong tradition in my family. When I was little, my mom tied 24 small …

Around Town : MS Craft Sale Prep

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We’re getting ready for the Craft Sale on Saturday!  Hope to see you there!  …

At Home Crafting for the Martha Craft Fair

Behind the Scenes : At Home Crafting for the Martha Craft Fair

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The holidays are upon us! With everyone around here keeping up with their daily job, we are also getting ready for the Martha Stewart Craft Fair this weekend. Since the Craft Fair will be open to the public this year, many of us are still working when we get home. It is truly a busy …

Inspiration Board : my home office wall

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Since moving to the Starrett Lehigh building in the Spring, we gained a lot of light and some space, but I had to give up 2 large bulletin boards I had in my office. One was always for the story I was working on currently, and the other never really changed, just ‘evolved’. For current …