Thursday, December 19, 2019

Felt and Sequin Ice Skates ~ Homemade Christmas Decor


Hubby's great aunt sent these beautiful stockings to us...

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She's 86 years old and sews on all the sequins by hand.



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What an inspiration!
(She also reads all of my books!)

Thank you, Aunt Patty!

🎄Merry Christmas🎄

Let's create something beautiful together!


Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Polymer Clay Magnet ~ Christmas ~ Snowman

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Shake your flakes!!

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I made Mr. Snowman here out of polymer clay for my magnetic chalkboard with my favorite swirly technique.

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Hmmm...Now I'm thinking he needs a Mrs...

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Let's create something beautiful together!


Thursday, December 12, 2019

Seasonal Last Name Sign ~ Christmas ~ Wooden Snowman


I didn't get a chance to make a polymer clay doo-dad hanger for my sign this month, so I hung up a wooden snowman I painted years ago.

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The reason I didn't have time? Well, it's not because I was working on a new book like I should have been...

I bought some beads to use on my polymer clay projects and then somehow fell down the rabbit hole of making bracelets!

Jewelry-making was never part of the plan, I promise!

So, if I don't sleep a wink for the next 50 years, maybe I'll have time to make all the clay magnets and jewelry I want to. (And that doesn't even include my To Be Read bookshelf!)

Be careful with the slippery slope that is crafting...
You might get gobbled up in it and forget about everything else!

Now, if you'll excuse me, I've got some things that need sequins added to them...


Let's create something beautiful together!

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Chalkboard Art ~ Christmas ~ 'Tis the Season to Sparkle

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Yes it is!


Let's create something beautiful together!


Monday, December 2, 2019

Chalkboard Art ~ Christmas ~ Polymer Clay Snowmen Magnets


It's time to update the ole chalkboard for the holidays!


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I'm over the moon with how my polymer clay snowman magnets turned out!

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It was definitely worth the time to add all the extra details.

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I originally planned to change the new chalkboard every week for the Christmas season because I have so many ideas for it, but this one turned out so cute that I just might have to leave it 'til New Years!



Let's create something beautiful together!