Monthly Archives: June 2010

Yuck! Business stuff….

image I have been thinking more and more lately how much I dislike doing business related tasks.  I don’t think I’m alone when I say that it is the least appealing aspect of owning your own crafty business.  Unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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Featured Stitcher: Jenny McCabe

I have seen Jenny McCabe’s work around Flickr and etsy for a little while now, and I love it!  I have a big affinity towards birds and she stitches them up nicely.  Her color palette speaks to me and I … Continue reading

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Trying out a light box

I have always been partial to using natural light but I’m writing an article on using natural light vs. using a light box (will link to article when it’s posted) and I needed to get some firsthand experience.  I found … Continue reading

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Cooling Off

charlotte’s fancy Wooo!!  It is hot hot hot!  Minneapolis is practically on fire (to me) and I need anything to beat the heat!  One of my top things for cooling off is popsicles.  So, this post will be all about … Continue reading

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Making a Mess

I love making messes with my sister on rainy days!  But I don’t like cleaning it up…..

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Flickr Favorites Round-up

It’s the end of the week (my work week in Tuesday-Saturday) and I am beat!  I gotta get inspired to work on some things, so here are some great and inspiring things that I’ve seen floating ’round Flickr! Laura Hartrich … Continue reading

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Fabric Gift Tags tutorial

It’s grey and rainy here in Minneapolis!  No fun, I was wanting to be outside for a little while today but no dice.  Instead, I guess it’ll force me to get some things done inside.  I have discovered a fun … Continue reading

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