Month: March 2011

The queen of eclectic styles – March EtsyBlogger of the Month

When it comes to jewelry, Karen of Mystic Wynd is likely the queen of eclectic styles. This grandmother of seven, now retired from the health insurance industry, is a self-taught jewelry artisan. Like a “wynd” that changes direction, Karen designs with diversity in mind: the fun and trendy, the bold and powerful, the simple and …

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Bring spring indoors with paper garlands

Finishing a weekly project when you spend half the week out of town can be challenging, as this last week was when my husband and I traveled to Wisconsin to visit my father. Before we left, I was busily punching, snipping and gluing bits of paper destined to become butterfly-and-flower garlands for his bedroom window. …

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Two new participants join 52 Weeks Challenge in Week 10

Welcome to the newest participants of the 52 Weeks Challenge who joined us this 10th week of the activity. Abigail Gutting, who is an artist by day and an art teacher by night, when she works with children and teens, learns something new every day. “A painting takes me on a journey from start to finish,” …

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