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Miscellaneous Monday

I Love U Guys Foundation Fundraiser I had originally set a goal to raise $300 for the I Love U Guys Foundation by donating 50% of my Etsy sales (100% for pencil coffee sleeves) from April 13 through May 10th.  When I passed that, I upped it to $500.  I’m happy to say I’ve achieved…

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Friday Favorites–Gifts to Make for Mom

As we flip the calendar over to May today, you might notice there’s just over a week left until Mother’s Day.  Have you thought about making something for the woman who kept you in Cheerios and clean clothes for the first several years of your life?  If there’s anyone on this planet who will appreciate…

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Craft Show Vendor Apron

First, can I just say how happy I am that craft shows are so popular again?  I remember the school and church bazaars from many years ago, and in fact participated in a few when my kids were very small.  They were always an eclectic mix of products, most from people just looking to make…

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Glass Fusing at Aquila Glass School

I happened to see an offer recently on Living Social, which is still available here, for the Aquila Glass School in Portland.  I’ve worked with stained glass for years, but I’ve always wanted to try glass fusing, which is exactly what they offer.  My husband and I had decided that since we only have one…

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Earth-Friendly Crafts

It’s been a busy week here, what with my sewing room update and learning a new art, but I can’t share either of those things yet.  Trust me, once they are completely finished, you’ll be hearing ALL about both.  In the meantime, since it’s the day we celebrate our big, blue marble, so I’d like…

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Friday Favorites–Recycling

Here in Oregon, I’m pretty sure they throw you out if you don’t recycle.  It’s a rule.  However, despite what you may have seen on television, you do not have to wear socks with sandals or have chickens in your backyard.  Since Earth Day is coming up next week, let’s take a minute to embrace…