Thursday, July 29, 2010

Drum Roll Please .......


Introducing ...

THE
CUPCAKE
SNUGGIE






If you're heading to the




You could win one courtesy of Where Women Create!

Now I'm off to wash the glitter off my hands ....


Saturday, July 17, 2010

Like a Kid In a CANDY store:)

Jo and I were lucky enough to visit our friend Jenny at Making Memories this week. We went for lunch, then Jenny gave us a sneak peek at their FABULOUS new products for CHA including their new do-it-yourself Jewelry line called
VINTAGE GROOVE.
Making Memories teamed up with our WWC friend Jill Schwartz,

so you know it's going to be beautiful!





This line is like discovering a great antique store with TONS of vintage findings!

We went crazy ...

Like a kid in a candy store CRAZY!





Not only are these pieces great for making jewelry, but wouldn't they be fun on a scrapbook page? Or making a card? Even on a home dec. project. I can't wait to get started. They even have a line of tools and an idea book so it's virtually fool proof! Especially for me:)

We also checked out all of the new Scrapbooking collection. They have a great Halloween line, plus a brand new Christmas collection as well. Look for them in stores in August. I just may have to start Scrapbooking again ...

{SSHHHH ...I'm going to let you in on a secret.}

We're going to be doing a Making Memories giveaway on WWC to celebrate our new blog makeover. Keep your eyes out, cause it's going to be good!


Visit Making Memories Blog for all the latest news .....


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Since I haven't had time to sew, I'm lucky to have met some FABULOUSLY talented gals ....

First,

Heather Jones

from


Heather is a talented seamstress and quilter.

Just look at this quilt she just finished ....



Isn't that amazing? SUCH talent!

She runs the DARLING shop called {what else?}


I just bought the CUTEST shirt for Miss Emma J.

She'll personalize it with any name you choose.

How about this owl set?


LOVE IT!


Heather is going to be at THE CREATIVE CONNECTION ...


I'm really looking forward to meeting her in person.

Oh, and I'll let you in on another little secret ... if you visit her shop and see something you like (and trust me. You will!) use this code WWC10 for 10% off your purchase until the end of July.

Thanks Heather!


Now I'd like to introduce you to our WWC featured artist this week:


Julie Martin

of



I've admired her designs FOREVER ....



Simply adorable!




So here's what I bought for Emma ...



Head on over to WWC for a chance to win a ZOZOBABY outfit of your own!



Plus, she's also offering a discount ... Hurry!

Thanks Julie:)


Now for my future sewing needs ...


Who doesn't love a GREAT fabric store?


Melanie Thornton

of



is being featured on TCC's In Your Words

& guess what?


She's offering a discount, so don't miss it!


Wahoo! I've got my list ready ....

What about you?


Have you seen anything great this week?


I want to know!

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

EXCITING NEWS!!!


Guess who's coming to

THE CREATIVE CONNECTION?

One guess ....


Black Heels to Tractor Wheels.


(Did you not LOVE that story? I read the whole thing in one sitting!)

Ok, TWO guess's

FABULOUS Cinnamon Rolls.



YES OF COURSE!
It's

The Pioneer Woman Herself,



REE DRUMMOND!

I cannot wait to meet her! I bet she's just as sweet in person as she is on her blog:)

Please come with me ...The more the merrier!

Click HERE for all of the details ....



HAVE A FANTASTIC NIGHT!

PS~I have a TON of great stuff to share .... STAY TUNED!


Friday, July 2, 2010

THE CREATIVE CONNECTION


{Presents} 


  “CRAFT Publishing with LARK BOOKS” 


on 


Etsy Virtual Labs


Wednesday, July 7 at 4 p.m. ET




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Have you ever fantasized about having your work published?  What about becoming a book designer and author? Then join in the conversation on Wednesday, July 7 at 4 p.m., when Nicole McConville, Beth Sweet, and Kathleen McCafferty—editors of Lark Craft (www.larkcrafts.com) host THE CREATIVE CONNECTION/Etsy Virtual Lab. Join in the conversation on how to get published, learn how Lark finds inspiration, works with crafters and designers, and develops book ideas.  Find out how to tailor your own book proposal to best reflect your creative spark.  To register for this Lab Session, go to etsy.com.  But hurry—space is limited!




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Lark Craft, a division of Sterling Publishing, is a Platinum Sponsor of THE CREATIVE CONNECTION event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, MN, September 15-18. Paige Gilcrest, editorial director of Lark Crafts, will be a panelist at the Editorial Panel Breakfast on Saturday.  She, along with other media professionals, will discuss ways to get published in magazines, books, and on-line, as well as things you should know before pitching an idea, story, or book proposal. Time will be allotted for questions from the audience, so be sure to come and take part.  Marcus E. Lever, President of Sterling Books, will also be on hand to deliver one of the keynote addresses at the Thursday night dinner, September 16.  



Learn more and register to attend at 


www.thecreativeconnectionevent.com.