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Chalkola – Chalk Board Markers w/ discount code

The very kind folks from ChalkOla sent me these free chalk board markers to try out and review. I have two doors in my home painted with black chalk board paint, so of course I jumped at the chance to check … Continue reading

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DIY Creamy Body Butter

Man alive, it is dry here in southern Arizona.  My poor little guys suffer from dry patches on their skin and this is the go to lotion of choice. I’ve been making this for a while. Sometimes I whip it … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites: pattern, color and line

There are all these little things that I have, or have been given, that I want to share with you and I’ve been forgetting.  So, I thought a Friday favorites round up was in order. (p.s. I started this post … Continue reading

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ArtResin Review

The very kind folks at ArtResin sent me a sample kit a while back to test and review. Although I had a few issues with this product, overall I was still quite pleased and will need to work with it a bit more … Continue reading

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origami diamond mobile

My little guy loves to do origami projects. He has very agile little fingers and does it quite well, although he lost interest after about four diamonds. Who can blame him! It was kind of a pain to get the … Continue reading

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transfer images onto rocks

I know there are a ton of tutorials online for image transfer, but when I was making these, I couldn’t find a good technique that worked on rocks, or that had a perfect transfer.  I also have a fondness for … Continue reading

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Rocks and Roses

Happy Heart Day! Valentine’s always gets me painting hearts and making pretty things. Last weeks, we went walking through the dry river bed and found a ton of fun rocks. My youngest, like myself, has a love for rock hunting. … Continue reading

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Insta Rose Banner

I made this sweet little rosy pink banner for a friend (whose hands just happen to be in that 4th pic).  I picked 6 of my most flowery and rosy instagram pics, printed them out and mounted them on plain … Continue reading

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Dream Catchers and Ocean Wind Chimes

I made a few dream catchers a couple of weeks ago. It took a little time and patience for me to get the weaving part down. I had to re-do my first one twice, but then I got into the … Continue reading

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more ornaments

I think I am finally done with making ornaments for the year. This is my last batch. I think I’ve made a total of 70 this season! Painting them is the best part, but not so much the sanding, varnishing … Continue reading

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