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Beach Cottage Birthday Present

I set out at the beginning of this year to make birthday presents for family and friends´╗┐ instead of buy them. I wanted to save money, true, but more importantly I wanted to give gifts that were unique and personal and that reflected the heart of the recipient. Well, so far, so good! My latest birth…

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Valentine Paper Bag Journal Tutorial!

I'm so happy to be able to share this simple Valentine Paper Bag Journal project with you and show you the step by step instructions! It's really simple and VERY versatile...you can use any combination of papers, trims, and embellishments...whatever suits your fancy!
(BTW, I am in no way the inventor…

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The Experiment: Paper Bag Journal

Assignment: Handmade birthday present for 14 year old artsy granddaughter

Budget: Practically non-existent
Materials: paper lunch sacks, twine, tea-dyed index cards and notebook paper, scrapbook paper, bits and pieces of trims, scrapbook sticker set my Mom had (thanks Mom), decorative edge scissors (t…

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Flea Market Project Previews - Part 1

I'm happy to say that Fall weather has finally arrived here in Houston! With the cooler air came a glorious clear blue sky and great light, so I lugged several of my finished projects for our upcoming Flea Market out into the sunlight to take some photos. Here are a few of the highlights...

This c…

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