Yesterday I posted up a gallery of a group of teacup pincushions I made during my Christmas break. My office closed from Christmas through New Years, so including the weekends I had a total of 9 days off. Our office was also closed for the week of Thanksgiving and I used
Looking For New Art & Craft Projects
A friend of mine gave me my first teacup pincushion a couple of years ago. I thought it was a genius gift, made with a ceramic teacup and saucer and embellished with ribbon and silk flowers. I do a lot of sewing, fabric, and
Apartment Decorating Tips
I recently moved into a new apartment and was looking for some new artwork. I have a few pieces that have moved with me throughout the years, but my new place was more space than I've had in quite a while. I spent the last 2 years living
Guest Blog by Leona J. Celis
The Best Jewelry and Outfit Pairings
As Coco Chanel famously said about accessories, “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.” Chanel understood just how easy, and common, it is to clutter an outfit with too many accessories.
Not that we
Today's guest post was submitted by Joe Smith from The Bead Traders.
What Gives Opal Its Unique Color?
The color of an opal is a magnificent thing. Unlike any other gem, opals can display all the colors of the rainbow in an iridescent, moving pattern of red, green, blue, yellow, purple, aqua, pink,
I've been a professional writer for many years. First as a freelancer writing articles for print publications such as magazines and yearly anthologies. Then I got into online writing, for what would now be considered content mills. Most of those first online sites I wrote for are no longer in
The Creative Cottage Founder Publishes First eBook
I've been writing for print and online publications since 1997. I have quite an extensive collection of recipes that I've created over the years. Every year or so I think about putting together a book proposal and sending it off to a traditional book
Popular Online Sites to Sell Vintage and Retro Collectibles
I've written a few posts about how I'm trying to downsize my personal belongings and generally declutter my life.
Sell Your DVD's, CD's, and Books Online
Collectible Ceramics and Art Pottery From the Creative Cottage
Vintage and Collectible Glassware From the Creative Cottage
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Today's guest post was written by Raphael Zamora.
10 Things Color Consultants Want to Tell You
Sometimes, (a lot of times, actually), we want to tackle choosing the right colors for our house on our home. Eventually, we are overwhelmed with sample paints on the walls, trips to the local paints store and
Guest post written by Daryl Clark of D. Clark Associates
Great Benefits of Shoe Renewal for Smart Savers
Worn out soles, broken or wobbly heels and faded color are just few of the common signs that your favorite pair of kicks is about to say goodbye. Most customers tend to throw away