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"He was a dark and stormy knight."

I’ve had the pleasure of reading some slush stories from some authors this week. Most of the authors are just starting out, and unpublished. I’m always out to support my fellow story-crafters, but I’m writing this blog entry to specifically complain about something I’m seeing popping up in these slush stories. 643 more words


My Duct Tape Dress Form: Part Two

The Final (and hardest) Part:

For this part you’ll need a cardboard box or a few pieces of cardboard or poster board (something thick).  Tape the back closed again, and use more duct tape than you think you should.  326 more words


Found the flowers -- Alstroemeria

Well, I did get one minorly art-related thing done today:  I bought another bunch of flowers.  They’re the same type as the last bunch, but they’re crimson/deep red instead of yellow/maroon.  690 more words


DIY Peg Family.

We named our people too! I wasn’t painting the bottoms so they are kind of messy, but I did ad their names for some character. My oldest daughter wanted to name them so this is what she came up with! 38 more words

Seafoam Shawl and a Craft Along

Sometimes I begin projects with the best of intentions, and then I set them aside for any number of reasons- morning sickness, exhaustion, depression, busyness, boredom- and forget to pick them back up.  501 more words

Fostering Creativity

Got Crafting.

One of my best friends turned 15 a while ago and I decided to make her something thoughtful, something a little special. So I got crafting and made her a scrapbook with some of our memorable moments.

“Sometimes the simple things matter”