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Quest 47 begins today.

I turn 47 today and you know what that means.  QUEST 47! To Review and warning – this is a bit of a long read:  This idea began over a year ago when I was reading a blog where the … Continue reading

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Checking in…

Hi there.  Remember me?  I know it’s been ages (June!) since my last crafty post (I promise I’ll be back), but I’ve had a very busy summer taking care of dogs (my other passion, next to crafts). AND while I … Continue reading

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Summer Challenges

I’m a sucker for challenges and lists with things to accomplish and conquer.  I don’t always complete the challenges (or lists of things), but I love to dive in the proverbial deep end and give it my best shot. Since … Continue reading

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Day 22 {Make Madness} – Part 2 – Carving Stamps

  Day 22 of Make Madness – Carving Stamps   I first have to say that this book, Carve Stamp Play is excellent.  Julie does a wonderful job of describing all aspects of stamp carving from what materials to purchase, … Continue reading

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Day 22 {Make Madness} – Carving Stamps

  Day 22 of Make Madness – Carving Stamps   Today I’m going to try to carve my own stamps.  I’ve followed Julie Fei-Fan Balzer of Balzer Designs for many years and when she produced her own book on stamp … Continue reading

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Day 12 {Make Madness} – Part 2 – Watercolor Chart

  Day 12 – Watercolor Chart   On a trip to England years ago, I came across a television show whose host went from town to town sketching the sights and then watercoloring the image.  At the end of each … Continue reading

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Day 10 {Make Madness} – Part 2 – Doodles

  Day 10 – Doodles   Well today’s project was incredibly relaxing.  I highly recommend it.   I started in the corner of a blank sheet of paper with a black PITT artist pen.   I looked through some of the … Continue reading

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