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On Walkabout: Tales in Black and White

I live in such a unique community. More than just an apartment complex, Austin Ranch is a tribute to life, art, music, and beauty. They revel in nature, architecture that stands apart, and the romantic...
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Eggtastic: A Festival of Color

Decorating eggs has been a wonderful childhood pastime and each year, without fail, we get together and dye eggs. In recent years I have been trying to add some new fun to the age old tradition. Last...
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The Great Stachecapades

Sometimes it is all about enjoying life. When I get around my bestie, Chelle, of 15 years (woot!) the fun never ends. She lives life loudly and with much passion. We laugh, we adventure, we...
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Glass Etching Kits: a review

I have the tendency to hop from craft to craft. I like trying new things all the time and that usually means spending money. Sometimes I try to find creative ways to save and still get the...
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Spending My Days In Laughter

I’m coming down from a pretty hectic couple of weeks. Fun to be sure, but it is also nice to return to some semblance of equilibrium. Birthdays, Quilt Shows, Family Dinners, Besties Visiting, Crafting, More Family Dinners. The...
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DIY Mosaic Keepsake Boxes

I’ve been in a crafting rut lately. Life has me pulled in many directions right now and on top of that this last and coming month are crazy hectic. It doesn’t help either that I’ve...
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‘Envelope’ Yourself

I am all about re-purposing things. I’ve talked many times on here about how you can recycle, reuse, and upcycle things all around you. And I’ve got another tip for you! Many months ago (too many to...
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The Rollicord

I brought out my husband’s Rollicord to shoot an event we had at The Dallas Makerspace last night. This beauty of a camera was once his grandfathers and has been passed down to him. I...
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Vintage Soul

I once read an article about how to cultivate a unique taste in art. It was focused more on helping people start a painting collection but I’ve taken much of their advice and implemented it in my...
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Beads Galore

Recently a friend of mine, Haley, messaged me and asked if I might be interested in having her bead collection. She was cleaning out some crafting supplies and thought I might like to have it....
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