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After a tough weekend… and having been pushing myself for a couple months, if I am to be honest, life decided to give me one of those reminders to slow down. A sore throat led to a sore body and then some chills, and I found myself increasingly ill over…

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Tool Thursday: Gettin’ a Rise Outta Ya

Pictured: My setup from Fridley again, note the table height versus the pink and the Army table behind mine The first show I ever paid to do (but not my first show by far) was 13GEARS. Tara (the show runner) stopped by near the end and asked how I had…

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Ouch! A Weekend in Revue

Pictured: my set up on Sunday, at the Fridley Fall Frenzy – lotion bars, potpourri jars, jewelry, and silk florals So, this weekend I did a show on Saturday and a show on Sunday. It was long hours, with setting up and tearing down, besides the sales themselves. Today, I…

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Tool Thursday: Velvet Necklace Stands

Pictured: two black velvet necklace stands on a sidewalk step background This past year I purchased two different velvet necklace stands. I realized that people were having some trouble figuring out the torc necklace style I had started making. I was hoping it would help with sales, and it has…

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Oakdale Art Discovery Fair Review

Pictured: my set up at the Oakdale Art Discovery Fair. On Friday I did a full set-up for the Fair, happening on Saturday. It took me several hours, as this was a FULL set up. My partner helped and took the day off, which was definitely appreciated. I was greeted…

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Tool Thursday: Lotion Bar Tutorial/Recipe

Hello all. Decided to cheat a bit this week and share with you a short tutorial about making lotion bars and the recipe that I’ve been making this past week in anticipation of all the upcoming shows! First off, what is a lotion bar and why lotion bars instead of…

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