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Jigging a Daisy

In 2011 I learned to make wrangled bangles with Brenda Schweder. Little did I know that intro to wire class would lead to a whole new career! Wrangled Bangle by Brenda Schweder in 2011 At the time I considered myself a paper collage artist, and encaustics were just beginning to show up on my radar. […]

Friday Fun: Princess Lasertron’s headband

felt flower headband

In the fall of 2009 I received a copy of Where Women Create, a wonderfully inspiring magazine. Princess Lasertron, also known as Megan Hunt, was featured in that issue and I have been a fan ever since. Megan creates beautiful bridal bouquets and dresses and documents her creations on a lovely magazine-style blog. In addition […]

TCCE Handmade Market

“You are in the right place at the right time.” ~ Jo Packham During breaks from the panel discussions and workshops we were treated to a handmade market in the hotel. I was excited to see Princess Lasertron’s wares in real life after loving all her gorgeous pictures of bouquets, pins and dresses. Her associates […]

TCCE Panel Day

Day 2 (Friday) of The Creative Connection Event was filled with panel discussions. The first panel on self-publishing gave us a variety of perspectives on how to get your words out to the public. The panel included host Nancy Soriano, who has edited and published various magazines; Terry Walters, who self-published her first cookbook and […]

TCCE Workshop Day

Saturday was my play day at The Creative Connection Event. I knew my brain would be full from 2 days of panel discussions, so I took two crafting workshops to prevent information overload. The first was a button-tufted family tree project by Big Picture Classes. How cool is this frame made of rulers? I would […]

BlogHer Handmade day

“Every single one of us is super-special. You have to find your talent and share it.” ~ Amy Turn-Sharp There are so many notes from the Creative Connection Event that blogging about it could take a year. It is also easy to get lost in other people’s blogs about it. But the beauty of the […]

The biggest mall I have ever seen

This weekend I attended the second Creative Connection Event in St. Paul. It brought flashbacks of last year and reminded me of all the changes that have occurred since then. From the terrifying roller coaster flight last year to now things have changed so much. I do feel a lot more serene now. Even if I […]

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