Send Love with a Vintage Valentine!

Send Love with a Vintage Valentine!

I love to save old cards from special occasions and recycle them by cutting out the artwork and pasting it onto nice, colorful card stock paper. In this case, I found a Vintage Valentine (Circa: 1960) that caught my eye. It’s a Gibson Import from West Germany that sold for 50 cents at that time!
What can you do with old cards for that special Valentine?

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Last Minute Holiday Décor Ideas

Last Minute Holiday Décor Ideas

Have a wonderful Holiday and Happy New Year. See you in 2016!

A sparkling candy shoe is a creative container for your favorite Holiday treats…whether it’s candy canes, fudge, caramels, popcorn, chocolate bark, toffee or peppermint, this unusual paper, pointed toe shoe becomes a festive vessel for Christmas confections. It can also be used as a tree ornament, party favor, hostess gift or part of a holiday table scape.

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“Can I get a box for that?”

“Can I get a box for that?”

Remember when stores would give gift boxes during the Holidays? No longer…and who can afford professional gift wrapping these days? I solved the problem by designing a special signature gift box for that special person…or why not everyone on my list or yours? Added bonus: no wrapping!

Happy Holidays from the Goddess of Garbage!!!!

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It’s That Time of Year Again

It’s That Time of Year Again

The holidays are upon us and while getting everything ready can be stressful, making your own decorations can be a family affair that is fun and stress-busting for all. Here are two of my favorite decorations, one for the door and one for the table. All upcycled, recycled and re-used. Check back next week for a special gift box to make for that special person and the following week two more last minute projects.
Happy Holidays from the Goddess!

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Circle of Gratitude

Circle of Gratitude

Thanksgiving has historically been a feast to celebrate the harvest since recorded time began. Ancient Greeks enjoyed a harvest festival called the Smophera. Ceres, the Roman goddess of harvest, had a festival called Cerelia that was celebrated on October 4th. In Old England, the autumnal feast and harvest was called Harvest Home. In the United States, the 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest. Pilgrims and...

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