liz's blog

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Super Simple Color Theory

Ok. Here’s the deal. I’m not going to get into primary, secondary and tertiary colors. I’m not going to discuss CMY & RGB. I’m just going to give you the basics you’ll need to...

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What is Upcycling?

If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me, “What is UPcycling? Isn’t that the same as REcycling?” I’d have about fifteen cents. But it is a question I often see online,...

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Earth Day Giveaway

Happy Earth Day! To celebrate, I am offering a super-fun eco-friendly prize. (Drumroll please…….) Ta-da!! One lucky winner will receive a set of Wine Glass Charms created from newspaper beads! Guaranteed to be a...

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Twilight Stationery Sets

Team Edward? Team Jacob? All Twilight fans will love this stationery set. Each envelope features a page from “Eclipse” and comes with coordinating flat note cards.  Now available in my Etsy shop.

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Never Had One Lesson!

My sister gave me the most awesome Hanukkah gift this year: A cross-stitch pattern featuring the characters from Ferris Bueller’s Day off, complete with canvas and threads to complete the project! As you may...

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Resolutions

Happy (almost) New Year!! ‘Tis the season of making plans and promises. Eat better, exercise more, have endless patience with the children, yadda, yadda, yadda. My professional goal is to be more free and...

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It Wasn’t Me

If you have kids like mine, you hear this all day. “It wasn’t me!” or “He did it!” My appliqués are embroidered by hand on hand-cut felt and hand-sewn onto shirts. I designed these...