Archive for January, 2009

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I’ve been crafty!

Jan
No Comments   Posted by gretchen |  Category:Crafts, Photos

I’m guilty of letting the blog slide for a few months, but I have actually been keeping the craft flame burning. I’ve been doing collage out of old magazines. It’s something I started doing in college, to decorate mix cd covers, or for cards for my friends. Well, I’ve taken my collages, scanned them, and turned them into photo cards. I’ve also set up a shop on etsy.com.

While there is a satisfaction and sense of accomplishment that comes just from making things, it’s also nice to know that other people (specifically: strangers) like your work. Also, just having an etsy shop keeps me motivated in the people-pleasing-supply-and-demand section of my brain.

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Super Buzzy!

Jan
No Comments   Posted by gretchen |  Category:Crafts, Misc., Sewing

I  just came across this totally cute fabric and notions website, superbuzzy.com.  The products are all from Japan, and are much more exciting than what you’d see at the local fabric store.  I’m really digging Retro & Nostalgic and House & Home fabric categories, especially this and this.  Perhaps some throw pillows, or a cozy for the flat panel tv?

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