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A Blanket for Baby

Make It : A Blanket for Baby

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When my dear friend told me she was expecting, I wanted to make her something useful and (relatively) timeless. Here’s the thing: I love knitting but hate following patterns. There’s something relaxing about the repetitive motion of my hands clicking away with their own muscle memory, and throwing a pattern into the mix always disrupts …

Martha's Brunch

Inspiration Board : Martha's Brunch

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Did you see Martha’s brunch in the December issue of Living? Take a look behind the scenes…

Inspiration Board : Father's Day Clip Art

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Just one final reminder that Father’s Day is this Sunday.  If you haven’t prepared a gift yet, consider using our Retro Father’s Day Clip-Art Labels to package up his favorite treats. I used the same clip-art to make this card.  It’s so versatile!  If you’re still in need of a card or a gift, this …

Live from Tucson!

Make It : Live from Tucson!

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It is bling month in Tucson right now and the area is sparkling with jewelry, gem, mineral and bead shows!  Crystallized Swarovski Elements is out here for the occasion and I am participating in a few of their workshops. Yesterday, in just 3 hours, I learned a couple new beading techniques and finished the class …

Felt Catch-All Valentine Gift

Make It : Felt Catch-All Valentine Gift

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For once I’m getting started a little early! I was inspired to create this gift by the pile of receipts, business cards, ChapSticks and change that appears on my vanity when my husband gets home every night. He needs a soft place to drop pocket contents (that can be cleaned out now and then? I …

Make It : Nautical flag personalized wall hanging

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I made a rule for myself that I do NOT craft any gifts for Christmas and Hanukkah – this rule was the result of the annual meltdowns that were had while trying to complete numerous handmade gifts, wrap them, and still bake and cook and travel for my family’s holiday parties. Now members of my …