Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Doily Dying

I was experimenting with dying paper doilies this weekend and I love the results!  The above doily is dyed using coffee.  I soaked the doily in about 1/4 cup of strong coffee for about 10 minutes.  I removed it very … Continue reading

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Color Combination Inspiration: Sunshine Yellow and Grey Blue

I feel like these two colors perfectly sum up this summer.  There have been gorgeous sunny days and there have been lots of storms and rain too! x x x x x

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Featured Stitcher: Cara Carmina

I just discovered the lovely work of Cara Carmina today in my etsy browsing!  Her work is fun and fresh and I love the colors and tones that are throughout her pieces. I also really love her dolls, which remind … Continue reading

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DIY: Make Your Own Rubber Stamp

I find that stamp carving is actually pretty relaxing.  You get in a zone of carves and cuts and all of your focus must be on the task at hand.  Here is my process of making my own rubber stamps! … Continue reading

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I was playing around with Picnik today and I made this little card!  I’ve been thinking about doing digital collage style cards to add to my Etsy, what do you think of it?  I’m looking for some feedback!  Also, if … Continue reading

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