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All Things Fall

Fall is in full swing! We had our first frost a few days ago...this is definitely my favorite time of year. So I've put together a lil' collection of my favorite hand-made Etsy finds for the occasion. (As always, click on the photos to enlarge them!) Even though I...

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Ode to Gourds

I've been meaning to write an entry here about my good friend Jennifer Zingg and her gourd art...and just today she sent me a link to a newspaper article which features her work! So I thought, what better time than NOW? As a person who is getting over some sort of...

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It’s Valentimes!

Even if you aren't keen on celebrating the holiday that's come to be known as "commercial love day," here are some goodies sure to get your heart pumping. I consider myself to be an avid recycler, so you know I'm going to appreciate these Pop Heart Earrings, and all...

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The Ever-Fashionable Gas Mask

As I Googled "recycled fashions" I found something intriguing... This "evening bag" was made specifically to carry a gas mask, and it seemed in so many ways to be a perfect statement of culture and fashion. I stumbled across this image while browsing the Manchester...

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One man’s hair…

...is another man's watchband. I know a few people who are big into genealogy and lineage research, and I always think of them when I think about Victorian hair art. The subject fascinates and baffles me. It makes me wanna give it a try. It kinda grosses me out a...

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Tulip Mania

I've been a bit obsessive over tulips lately... And although the flowers in my yard are a bit confused by the recent weather, I've been taking lots of pictures of these lovelies so that I can do a painting or two later on. In celebration of spring, and in honor of my...

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Cream of the Crop

No, I ain't talking 'bout an album that came out in 1969... I've been digging through a ginormous amount of Crop Circle-related websites, looking for artworks that were created from their inspiration. I've been digging and rummaging, searching and scouring. Okay, I...

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