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* Backroads and Blooms at Sweet Salvage March 15-18

This is going to be a colorful show. Flowers & fragrance will abound. I can’t wait to bring new items. I’m inspired to create with vibrant hues. I gathered gorgeous vintage butons from the recent Arizona State Button Show & I can’t wait to create with them. Please say hello if you attend and see me in the boutique. .
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* Ruby Mae Now at Sweet Salvage

It’s with great excitement I get to announce that I am a new monthly vendor at a terrific event called Sweet Salvage. If you’ve never been, you must check out the photos and go if you can. From floor to ceiling, treasures abound. Launched over 6 years ago, owner Kim and manager Heather have created something unique. Sweet Salvage is .
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* Junk In The Trunk Fun Photos – September 2017

The recent Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market at Westworld did not disappoint. There were so many fun shoppers & great treausres to be found. I had a photo gallery of artwork from a 1950’s student named Elizabeth Finkler. On the back of some of the drawings were signatures from teachers and occasionally their grades. These were popular at .
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* Picture Frame Jewelry Trays Craft & DIY

Small picture frames are ideal for jewelry trays. You can use them on your dresser or your bathroom counter tops. I bring them to my jewelry shows like Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market so my shoppers have something to carry their small items around on. They are very simple to make and can be a fun craft for .

* A Chance Encounter Leads To A New Product Line

Early June, 2017 I stopped by Everyone Loves Flowers within Barnone in Gilbert. I met shopper Miissa who was buying one of our hand stamped initial charm necklaces. We struck up a converstaion and I mentioned our copper I Heart AZ charm necklacs. She bought one sight unseen. Milissa mentioned it would be great to have a Heart of .

* FiddleFobs For Restless Hands

The inspiration for this item came from my loved one. I noticed that she held onto my bracelet and played with it for a few hours. I wanted to offer her something more stimulating. I have a wide variety of beads and buckles in my workroom to choose from. I enjoy making them and no two are alike. She .
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* ButtonUps DIY

  Button Ponytail Holders These ButtonUp ponytail holders are super simple to make and can be a great gift. Tie them onto your cell phone or electrical cables to keep them organized. Suggestion: Select pretty buttons with large shanks on the backside. Shanks are the loops or hooks on the back of buttons. Supplies Needed: Waxed Dental Floss, (waxed works best), .
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