Bead Shop Haul – Beadtini Boutique

  I love finding new local bead shops. Actually, my middle son Ryan found this one – Beadtini Boutique.  (Yeah, raised that boy right!) He was waiting for his barber to come back from lunch and saw the sign for this shop, snapped a photo and then texted it to me. The tricky part was […]

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Caught Between Cost and Convenience

From Instagram   I’ve always been a  Do It Myself kind of gal. Then I married a Do It Yourself  kind of guy. So then we were a DIY couple. Let’s not discuss the fact that Do It Myself = DIM. K? But lately I’ve been wondering just how much DIY we can fit into […]

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Last Minute DIY Easter Basket

        While I know that Easter crafts and decorations are usually soft pastels I’m a fan of bright and bold colors. You know, I’ve never understood why spring and Easter colors are so pale when, to me, Spring is all about an abundance of color after months and months of snow and […]

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The Crafter’s Workshop Stencils by Rebekah Meier

    When I was at CHA in Anaheim in January my friend Rebekah Meier was doing a demo with some new stencils she had with The Crafter’s Workshop and she asked me if I might like to receive some to play around with. Well, yeah!     They were even prettier than I remembered and these […]

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Photo Sunday: New Studio Joy

    Can I tell you how good it felt to get into my new studio and play around this weekend? So. Good. A big cup of coffee, my Funky Buddha station on Pandora and some lovely gesso and plywood squares. Kind of heavenly if you ask me.   Other places you could have found […]

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Creative Tea Party Inspiration

Creative Tea Party Inspiration

  I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about having a few creative tea parties in my new and improved studio space or maybe even in my back yard this spring and summer. It gets a little too quiet around here some times working by myself so I want to do something fun, social and creative. […]

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The Creative Goddess Craft Room Tour

      Studio, craft room or creative oasis… whatever you call it this room is ALL MINE. There is an upside to having your kids all grow up and leave home, people. Welcome to Day 4 of The Craft Room Tour, hosted by Angie of The Country Chic Cottage. Make sure you don’t miss any of […]

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Wooly Wire Funky Pendant

    I was clicking around on the internet a few weeks ago and stumbled into one of my Facebook groups where I saw a photo of Wooly Wire and was immediately smitten.       And promptly ordered some. Because I HAD to. What is Wooly Wire? From the shop: WoolyWire is fiber that […]

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