Tag Archives: handmade

Craft home decor – Cake and embossed squares

¬†Craft Home Decor Items Craft home decor items are on topic today. As you can see from the photo above, I’m posing with a cute cake ornament and the two main craft supplies that were used to make the cake. … Continue reading

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Penguin sculptures – Ballerina and Pom Pom penguins

A close-up look at Christine’s ballerina and pom pom penguin sculptures Today I’m going to share with you how Christine created some ballerina and pom pom penguin sculptures. When Christine was working on the penguins, she needed to drill some … Continue reading

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More cute fridge magnets in the studio

Cute fridge magnets are emerging Cute fridge magnets? Ralphie, where are the new magnets? I am here to help answer that question. Do you see me in the photo? There I am popping up in front of a whole new … Continue reading

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Flocking the bunny slipper magnets, part one

Remember last week when I showed you the magnets that were glazed and finished? I was standing in front of a variety of cute fridge magnets created by Christine. Did you notice the cute fuzzy bunny slippers just over my … Continue reading

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“Pretty in Pink Blossoms” treasury on Etsy

Creating a treasury on Etsy can be very addicting. I haven’t curated a treasury for awhile, so today I decided to create one in a pretty pink Springtime theme. There were so many beautiful items in the pink cherry blossom … Continue reading

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My first two published articles

This month I have two articles published in two different craft magazines, Cloth Paper Scissors and Create and Decorate. I have greatly enjoyed writing both articles. It is a delight to write and teach others how to make their very … Continue reading

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Handmade Holidays in 2011

This year was a Christmas filled with handmade gifts, which happens to be my favorite kind of gift. I made a lot of gifts to give this year as well as received plenty of fantastic handmade gifts. Before the year … Continue reading

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Some cute bunny slippers

Hippity-hop, hippity-hop . . . some bunny slippers hopped into my blog! Last year I made 8 pairs of bunny slipper magnets for a custom order (a very welcome and fun order!). This year I did a custom order for … Continue reading

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Sailboat Saga – Children Sculptures (work in progress)

The last update on my sailboat sculpture was about making the propeller to make the sailboat “fly”. This time I am going to share with you, my “work-in-progress” photos of the sculptures for the children who will be voyaging on … Continue reading

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Cute handmade bird ornaments

Here are my new “jellybean” bird ornaments! They do remind me of brightly colored jellybeans, but actually these handmade bird ornaments are inspired by some comic strip characters that I made years and years ago while in middle school. The … Continue reading

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