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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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Introducing Ralphie the Bunny

Hello, it’s me, the pink felt bunny that needed a name. There were great name suggestions given: Barnaby Shmittles, Ralphie, Mr. Cotton Candie, Linkie, Cutypi and Mr. Cotton Ginny. After much thought, the name Ralphie seemed like a good fit … Continue reading

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Handmade Gingerbread Boy Ornament

Here’s a fun project just in time for Christmas. I made this gingerbread boy Christmas ornament with a Styrofoam gingerbread shape. The items I used for this project are: #D29 Dazzlers Confection Glitter Designer Dries Clear Adhesive Puffy Pens Spice … Continue reading

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Handmade Angel Ornaments

Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly…. –G.K. Chesterton There have been angel sightings in my work area the last couple of weeks. They have flown onto my counter top to be fitted with their golden halos and metallic … Continue reading

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Look what came in the mail!

This year I participated in a Winter Holiday Gift Swap reader challenge through the Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazine. Awhile ago I sent out the “Wish” pin holiday gift that I made and then I waited until Cloth, Paper, Scissors sent … Continue reading

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Up-cycled Bottle Sculptures

I have a tendency to hold onto items that I think I can make into something else. For instance, when I ran out of shampoo and conditioner, I thought I’d hang onto the empty bottles to use for a future … Continue reading

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Buzzing Behind the Scenes, part 4, the finale!

Here is Buster in his “natural” surroundings. He made it into the “great outdoors.” And he’d like to share with you some pics from his visit outside. Many of the photos are close-ups of flowers because I think Buster loves … Continue reading

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A Tuba Playin’ Frog has Hopped into My Blog!

Frankie the Frog hopped into my blog to show you how he started out as a watercolor storybook character into a 3-D sculpture. He wants all of his fellow 2-D storybook characters to be inspired by his story of transforming … Continue reading

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Think Spring, the chicks are in living color!

The chickies were so excited to show you their new colors. To celebrate they went out shopping to find some new hats to wear. Although they were ready for a photo shoot to show you their coats of color, they … Continue reading

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Chick-a-lites in line at the painting studio

As the chicks are patiently awaiting their turn to be “colorized”, they wanted to show you the pieces that are in the last stages of painting. According to the chicks there were about 70-80 pieces that were in the painting … Continue reading

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