Monthly Archives: April 2011

Making way for creative freedom… in the most unlikely places; in the most unlikely ways

When you work from home, every room can have an impact on your work… even the bathroom… If you pursue your craft in-domicile as I frequently do, every inch of your domestic space becomes your personal think tank.  That means a … Continue reading

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crafting the days away

There are some days that I find just get away from me. Whether because of everyday errands, business-keeping, or just the occasional bout of laziness, it’s often easy for the day to get whittled away by things that aren’t necessarily … Continue reading

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The Art of a Craft Fair

Indie craft fairs happen year round at various venues across the country. Craft fairs such as these are now pretty abundant in SE Michigan and are worth a visit. As a maker and a seller these fairs are an amazing … Continue reading

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crayon eggs, twig nest

Oh, it’s Spring around here in these parts of Michigan. The birds are singing, the daffodils are blooming, a spring breeze is blowing through my windows, and best of all, there is still light at 8:00. It’s also the time … Continue reading

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Eye Candy: Response

Last month I shared with you a variety of images inspired by the Blue House theme. I asked you to look at them and see if it sparked a thought or idea or somehow inspired you to be creative. While … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Designs

    Internationally acclaimed designer Lotta Jansdotter’s books and designs are gorgeous, and of course they have that Scandinavian flare that instantly sucks me in. They are the kind of books you want to flip through twelve times. Then you think, oh … Continue reading

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finding something new, something old

My mom visited last week, and I got the chance to be a tourist. I use this word – tourist – with some hesitation, though, because it seems like everyone in the city could be considered a tourist at some … Continue reading

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