WASTING MY LIFE CHASING A PIPE DREAM Yep, you got it! Craftingmontana.com is no longer offering items for sale. That was never my intention really. I wanted a platform to practice my writing skills. Since I do a lot of crafting in my spare time it was suggested I set up a web store. Against… Continue reading NEW LOOK NEW ATTITUDE
I know that I am not the only one who is trying hard to make 2019 a year of positive change for myself. I look at the postings on Facebook made by my family and friends and see that some of them are riding high on life. Breezing through (or so it seems) through problems,… Continue reading PROGRESSING WITH CHANGES
1) 5,600 seed beads were used in the making of Priyanka Chorpra’s Ralph Lauren Wedding dress. 2) Miss Skylar Nicole Ballard wore a gown with a bodice that was embroidered with bugle beads and seed beads to the 54th celebration of the Mystic Krewe of Olympia’s annual Bal Masque. 3) Multimedia artist Brittany Britton, created… Continue reading 13 THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT SEED BEADS
Polymer clay was first created in the late 1930s by a German dollmaker, Fifi Rehbinder. She sold the formula in 1964 to Eberhard Faber who tweaked it and renamed it from Fifi Mosaik to the Fimo brand and sold it to toy stores throughout Europe. It did not reach the United States until the 1970s though… Continue reading Where Did Polymer Clay Come From
That cool little shrug pattern you downloaded three months ago sure sold hot at the Farmer’s Market this winter. You got the pattern from somewhere of the world wide web for free. You slaved long and hard over those 32 knitted shrugs in 32 different colors and 16 different patterns. But did you read the… Continue reading It’s A Free Pattern, What Do You Mean I Can’t Sell The Item?
I last posted in October that it was a tough year for me in 2015. It is my hope that 2016, is fresh, new, exciting, and full of great positive surprises for all who are reading this posting and for those I know personally. As I have looked back over the year (actually years) since… Continue reading Tis The Night Before Christmas Eve Day, Oh Boy