A Winner and New Stuff

I should have mentioned a couple of days ago that the winner of the Knit Red book is commenter 7, Judy, who said Both my father and my husband’s father died at an early age from heart attacks. Almost all the siblings in my family suffer from high risk factors for heart attack. We are […]

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Test-Driving Glittery Paint

painting glitter paint

The other day I went to Target, as I often do, and I cruised down the craft aisles, as I almost always do, just to see if anything great is on sale (they have really good clearance prices on stickers from time to time, for instance) and I came across the Kid Made Modern line […]

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Super Simple Stamps

Sticker stamp

Last night the girl and I were making art as we often do on Sunday nights, trying out some new paint (which I’ll tell you about soon) and some new to us crayons (the Twistables, which are lots of fun) and some old favorites. We hadn’t played with stamps in a long time but the […]

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Knit Red Giveaway

knit red

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in America. Women are five times more likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer, but a lot of women don’t know their risks, the signs of a heart attack in women or what they can do to improve their heart health. Laura Zander of […]

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Making Time for Art

paintbrush pen art

As I write this, I’m peeking in on a Twitter conversation known as #craftsocial. It’s a monthly meetup where crafty types talk about various things related to art and craft, sometimes business-related, sometimes not. Today they happen to be talking about art journals, which is why I made a point to stop in, since that’s […]

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Mending Time

fixed straps

I am, apparently, hell on straps on summer dresses and tops. Or at least my washing machine is. I had a maxi dress and a top that ended up with completely broken straps, and other maxi that was in danger of detaching from the dress (that one was a design flaw, because on closer inspection […]

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