Monthly Archives: December 2011

Help a Crafter Out

Got two minutes? Of course you do, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this blog. Help a fellow crafter out by filling in her survey on handmade toys. She’s doing some market research and building a business model. If you’re reading … Continue reading

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Even More Vintage Holiday Crafts!

To continue with my collection of ridiculous childhood Christmas crafts, here’s a photo of some angels that my sisters and I made in Brownies. They’re made of a cardboard cone, a styrofoam ball, fabric scraps or tissue paper, a sparkly … Continue reading

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While we’re on the subject of vintage Christmas crafts…

You know what’s awesome? Finding your hilariously bad holiday crafts from when you were a child. I mean, what’s up with the reindeer’s antlers? Why are his eyes on the antler? It doesn’t matter because it just makes this reindeer … Continue reading

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OMG SANTA!

The title of this post were the exact words of the scream I let out upon opening a package from my family yesterday afternoon. Why? you ask. Because my family mailed me our beloved knitted egg-shaped stuffed Santa Claus. He … Continue reading

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Shout Out to the USPS

My Etsy sales have seen a sharp increase in the past few weeks so I’ve been at the post office more often than usual. I want to give props (do people still say that?) to the postal workers there for … Continue reading

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Sparkles the Fat Unicorn

Ever since I made Fat Horse, my sister, M, has thought that I should make a fat unicorn. Preferably a sparkly pink unicorn. Guess what’s going in her Christmas stocking this year? Fat Unicorn. She still needs a horn, I’m … Continue reading

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Lending a Tentacle to Event Planning

Centerpieces aren’t always the most exciting part of a conference, but it helps when they’re octopuses. My friend, A, is planning a conference for next spring and she asked me to make octopuses in the organization’s colors (the octopuses do … Continue reading

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