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Craft Video FUN!

Here are some of the crafts we did in April, looking forward to another month full of artsyness;) Keep an eye out on my FaceBook page for new ideas and fun, fun, fun!!

Painting with Bubbles: https://www.facebook.com/crystalslastingmemories/videos/243178486739822/

"Stain-glass" Cross: https://w…

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"See a Need, Fill a Need!"

The big news this month has been the CDC recommendation to mask up! So I have rolled up my sleeves and jumped right in. I am so glad that I can still be helpful in this time of CRAZY quarantine. My mask making skills have definitely improved and I've learned a lot of tricks!

Here is the link to t…

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Crafting is unstoppable!

Sorry it has been so long the last few weeks have been CRAZY!! I am settled into my new space at my house and working mobile. We are not letting quarantine get us down. I will be doing a few craft videos on my FaceBook page. Also on Fridays we will be doing Story Time with Chick-Fil-A Copperas Cove …

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Some changes coming...

I will be moving out of my office at the end of Feb. I have loved being in the location and have gained a lot of business! Special thanks to Hope at Pacific Tanning for helping me get my feet wet with an office space. I will begin working out of my house now! We have rearranged so I have my own orga…

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Gearing up for Events!

It is always fun to do community events and share my art with those in my local area. Coming up at the end of February is Copperas Cove's first ever Baby Expo. I will have my baby specific items in stock displayed for purchase. From blankets to bibs I've got what you need for baby! For your baby or …

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"Community Through Cards"

This year I was able to assist Amy's Attic Self Storage fill the mail boxes of the local senior centers with handmade Valentine's cards. Amy's Attic hosts a program called "Community Through Cards" were they provide the supplies needed to create cards for holidays and then deliver them to the local …

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Need Valentine's HELP?!

Go no further!! I would LOVE to help you create one of a kind gifts for this Valentine's that are in-stock or custom. Choosing from an array of paintings, bath items, wood art, purses and bags, the choices are endless! I aim to make an impression and help you get that perfect gift for those you want…

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Capturing Shadows of the Past

Helping you create Memories to Last a lifetime with shadow boxes and out of the box thinking to preserve those precious moments in life! Weather it be a special night, the birth of a child, capturing history, I can help arrange your items in a eye catching and pleasing manner. Turning your memories …

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Getting on the map...

Expanding my reach with an official Google Business account!! You can search for me, give reviews, find me on the map, its so exciting! I'm looking forward to the influence this will make on my business and community as I'm given more opportunities to help individuals make memories to last a lifetim…

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New Year! New Projects!!

Hey All! I'm looking forward to what 2020 is going bring my way. I am excited for the events I have on the calendar in the next few months. If you want help with any special projects you just haven't been able to finish or get to, contact me! I can't wait to help you create new memories, in this new…

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Get those Gifts ORDERED!!

Hey all, Order by December 15th to receive it by Christmas! Everyone loves to shop and give gifts... This year try out shopping small, support a local artist and get one of a kind gifts that no one else would have. Everything I create is made with love and thought. I love putting smiles on my custom…

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Celebration of Fiber Arts

Come join me and the my local community as we remember the beauty and importance of Fiber Arts in our culture, history, and future. Hosted my the Friends of the Copperas Cove Library, we will be in the meeting room at the Copperas Cove Public Library Wednesday Nov 20th from 4-8pm. I will have a few …

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Shop Homemade!

Step out of the department stores and open the possibility for unique gifts this year! Shopping homemade is a fun experience and no 2 items are ever alike. Purchasing from a local artisan offers so much more.... You are celebrating an individuals talents, supporting a community member, and helping t…

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Enter to WIN!!

November FUN!! Enter to win... one entry for each task completed... 1) write a review, 2) make a purchase, 3) check in with me when you visit the office! There will be 2 drawings... one for a $25 gift certificate and one for a one of a kind FALL wreath. Let the game begin!

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Carrying on the Memories!

It's never easy moving from one stage of life to the next or even more when you loose someone close to your heart. I have been privileged enough to be of assistance in those moments of life for some to help create memory items to make the transition easier. Weather it be a child going from baby to t…

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From Warn to WOW!

Giving old items new life is one of my favorite things to do! I love figuring out how to up-cycle an unused piece and give it a new purpose. My kids cloths are the most useful when spruced up. I am able to extend the wearability and pass them down to the next kid without spending much;) Here are a f…

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I'm SEW excited!

Tomorrow marks another milestone in my independent entrepreneurship! I will be having a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate my partnership with the local Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce and introduction into the community. We will have lite finger food and CAKE to help make this moment even more special. …

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Helping you finish those unfinished projects...

Have a crafty project that has become overwhelming? Out of your abilities? Or just don't have the time to complete? No worries! I am here to help you get those projects completed and create those lasting memories. Here is and example of a project that turned out to be a bit more then the client coul…

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Giving New Life!

Shopping getting you down? Trying things on in your closet and finding that there's some items that just don't fit? Don't despair! CALL ME :D Whether it be new clothing items that need a little tweaking or an old favorite that you're just not ready to give up... Contact me and I'll let you know what…

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Fall Chick-Fil-A Story time!

Starting back up the first Friday in September! Toddler Story Time is back at the Chick-Fil-A in Copperas Cove...

Come join us with your little one for some book and crafting fun:)

Each Friday at 10am we sing songs, read a story, and do an activity and craft that coordinates with the story. It…

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