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The Twelve Days of Craftsmas

I have not blogged in about six months. What up with that? Well, I just have not been inspired – all my writing has been for work lately – and no one wants to read an uninspired writer. But this … Continue reading

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Haruni Knitalong

The first session of the Haruni Shawl knitalong started last night at K2Tog and it was really fun – an enthusiastic set of 7 knitters, game for anything, and a very pretty collection of their yarns, shown here. In this … Continue reading

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Asian Cards

I have made a bunch of cards recently, most of them over the weekend. At first, I was just cutting and taping away with cardstock and scrapbook paper, relying heavily on the beauty of the embellished papers to carry the … Continue reading

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Itty Bitty “Vintage” Gift Cards

So, I can be a little compulsive. Just a little. The other day, I went to the craft store and came home with not one, but 4 (!!!!!) new pads of K & Company papers. I know they are not … Continue reading

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Sheri’s Necklace

My friend Sheri asked me, like, a million years ago if I would please make her a necklace like the wire-wrapped ones in my Etsy store, but more tailored to her. She went out and bought her own gorgeous sterling … Continue reading

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Bad Weather = Good Cards

This rotten weather we are having here in “sunny” Northern California is getting me down. Not that that’s a hard thing to do lately. But when I feel this way I find it hard to sit still and write or … Continue reading

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Little Tiny Squares

I recently changed the containers in which I keep all my paper scraps (you save yours, too, right?) and was kind of embarrassed by the amount of stupid little pieces of paper I had accumulated. And stored. Like a rat. … Continue reading

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Folded Cards

Several years ago, I took a class in which we made these great folded cards out of double-sided cardstock. I have probably made about 1,000 of these since, sending many and selling others. They feature an inside pocket perfect for … Continue reading

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Floral Cross-Cut Cards

I have left this mess on my library floor all week. See, I found this new pad of K & Company paper at the store and it got me all revved up to make cards. It’s called “Madeleine.” So I … Continue reading

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