Category Archives : Random Inspiration


It’s Spring on Google!   Recently updated !

I opened up my browser to do a Google search today and what did I find?     This beautiful stop-motion artwork animation to welcome the first day of Spring!  The artwork and animation were created by an artist named Kirsten Lepore.  See this artful animation here and check out some of the previous graphics Google […]

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Not Your Mama’s Podge   Recently updated !

Did you know these existed? You know about Mod Podge, of course, but they have come up with all kinds of new formulas that make this product even MORE awesome!  Meet the glow-in-the-dark, dishwasher-safe, and outdoor Mod Podge!  I was at Micheals today and picked up some of the dishwasher-safe version. Get ready for some […]

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19 Sweet Christmas Sewing Crafts   Recently updated !

Get a jump start on your holiday sewing and crafting with this collection of Christmas-inspired projects. You will find sewn ornaments, patterns, tree skirts, cute little doll patterns and so much more in this post! Enjoy! 1.Easy felt Christmas tree ornaments pack – So Sew Easy To accompany the Felt Christmas Tree I shared with […]

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Inspiration and Creative Business Building With Nicole Shariat Farb of Darby Smart   Recently updated !

Recently, I had the pleasure of chatting with Nicole Shariat Farb, CEO & Co-founder of Darby Smart, an amazing new site that features cool kits and “tested approved” craft supplies for people who like to make things. Thank you so much for talking with me, Nicole and sending me the super cute pendant kit! 1. […]


Just Beachy!

I’m ready for a little beach fun! Are you? Here are lots of ideas for DIY ‘s you can make to take on your next seaside getaway. Striped beach tote DIY {Guest post by Britni at Paper & Stitch … Striped beach tote DIY {Guest post by Britni at Paper & Stitch}. Posted on Tuesday, […]

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