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Adorable Little Fishes

Adorable Little Fishes

I’m giving away one little fishy fishy mobile on Mrs. Ashley’s blog called Beauty4Moms.  Ashley’s blog has links to all sorts of great coupons and links to product giveaways.  Hopefully some of her dedicated mom-readers will love my little mobiles.

Check it out and enter to win!

House Giraffe and 'Giraffe Snacks' toy

House Giraffe and 'Giraffe Snacks' toy

I have always dreamed of a mini house giraffe that would clomp around the house and eat houseplants, so for the last couple years, I have come across opportunities that have allowed me to make mini giraffes.

One of the best was a great paper mache giraffe that I made a couple of years ago on a quiet friday night and then ended up mummifying him this fall for an entry into the Denver Community Museum.  A few weeks ago, that giraffe was part of an auction at the museum and it ended up going home with my friend Joanne who now lives in Boston.  So, the mini-house giraffe love is slowly spreading!

An Entertained Giraffe

Here is the latest commissioned mini giraffe for my friend Kurt, it comes along with a  toy (a felt tree branch) so that the giraffe can stay entertained and so that  it won’t get too jealous when the cats in their household are being played with. I’m sure this will make a fun addition to Kurt and Karen’s house as long as the cats don’t try to tear the innocent little giraffe apart.

I just found out that my new crafty co-conspirator Rachel and I got accepted to be vendors at the Handmade Militia on May 2nd from 11 am to 6 pm in Old Town Fort Collins.  This will be the first time that Rachel and I will be selling and collaborating together and we’re both excited about that.  I’m also pretty excited to meet the Handmade Militia folks, they seem like young hip indie crafters who would be good to know!

If you’re interested in joining us as a handmade vendor, there are a few more days left to get your application in!

I’ll post more information about the event as it gets closer.


Welcome to my blog!  Yesterday was my birthday, and today is Easter, so it seems like a perfect time for new beginnings.  I’ve been in need of one place where I could organize all of my various activities, inspirations and creations…and hopefully this will be it!