"JOY" to the World!

I am so excited to finally have some “down” time. (It’s really a very busy time, but I am feeling a little more relaxed because the craft fairs are behind me.) So, today I spent time doing some things for myself. I had a bunch of decor left over that didn’t sell, and instead of […]

“JOY” to the World!

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I am so excited to finally have some “down” time. (It’s really a very busy time, but I am feeling a little more relaxed because the craft fairs are behind me.) So, today I spent time doing some things for myself. I had a bunch of decor left over that didn’t sell, and instead of […]

Christmas Giveaway

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I hope you are all starting to think about Christmas, because it is right around the corner!!  YAY!  I thought I would do a giveaway to get us all in the mood and help prepare for the festivities.  I have included a Christmas Cottage Magazine, sheet music Merry Christmas Banner, and three chalkboard hang tags.  […]

Latest Holiday Bazaar

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and is enjoying the holiday weekend!  Just a quick update from last weekend.  Most of the photos are a little blurry but it will give you an idea of what my space looked like. Tomorrow there will be a Christmas Giveaway…check back! 

My First Workshop!

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This past weekend was non stop and today has been a total recon mission!  Friday night and all day Saturday, I attended a local craft show.  Unfortunately the turn out wasn’t great on Saturday, but I did pretty good.   I sold all but two ornaments and had so much positive feedback.  It was very encouraging!  […]

Pinwheel Sheet Music Ornament Tutorial

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Some of you had asked if I could share how I made the pinwheel ornaments, and I have finally found some time to post about it!  You need sheet music, hot glue, some type of string, embellishment for center and cardstock. I cut my sheet music into 2″ strips and then roll TONS of little […]

PB Inspired Advent Calendar Tutorial

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As promised, I will fill you in on the process of making my Advent/ Giving Calendar today. Here are the supplies you need are: *  25 small pails/buckets, approx. 3″ tall *  5 Branches approx. 3 ft. long *  Paint for numbers and/or buckets *  Twine **I found my tins on clearance, so there was […]

25 Days of Giving and PB Inspired Advent Calendar

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These past few weeks I have been thinking a lot about how blessed I/we are.  If you live in the US, I hope you don’t take for granted how lucky you are.  Even the poorest of the poor, in America are better off than most people in other countries.   With the recent election only a […]

Tree Topper and some HELP PLEASE!

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Today I spent the entire day home, working!  I have had this idea for a tree topper, and I finally had time today to make it.  But, when I asked my husband what he thought about it, he didn’t really “get” it…so I thought you all might be willing to give me your opinion.  I’d […]

More Christmas Decor

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I can’t believe it is already THURSDAY!  Where has the week gone?  As you know, I have been working on Christmas decor for the craft show.  I thought I would show you a few more things I have been testing and how my house is looking these days.  I made this banner out of old […]