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Each day my media team and I share ideas and inspiration all about “Making Pretty Stuff”! We love to create handmade cards, DIY crafts, pretty parties and everything in between! Come join our obsession!

weekend warriors!

Beijing is so beautiful right now. Everything is in bloom… with vibrant color and beautiful green everything else.  I took these photos at Forbidden City- the Peony is the national flower… and they are just beautiful, and are the subject of my favorite Chinese paintings....

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sunday night-long post

It’s shocking how fast the time seems to be passing! I can’t believe it’s the middle of May…it’s Sunday night and we just got all the kids settled in bed, and usually I look forward to this time to plan and prepare for my week…...

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last day of fun…

It’s Tuesday night, and I leave Cape Town tomorrow morning, to start my long journey home. I think my travel time is about 36 total hours. Loving that! (lots of quiet productive hours!) I am ready to be home! 10 days is just too long…I...

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Monday morning..

Monday morning… and ready for action! We have had a wonderful, delightful time staying here at the Spier Hotel. It’s in the ‘winelands’ part of Cape Town, quite inland from the ocean. The resort has a convention center, where the classes were held, and just...

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having a great time..

I just have a few photos I want to post from the Joburg event… the venue was absolutely stunning, and I don’t even think that my photos will do it justice. I only brought my little camera, and it’s just not the same! Luckily I...

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joburg event…

Oh what a day… I am beat. We are back at the hotel with our feet up and eating room service. Today was the Joburg event…I took a bunch of photos because this venue was absolutely STUNNING. It was an old home built by one...

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suits, skirts, and PJ's

In a short 6 hours I will be leaving (like on the plane in 6 hours) for South Africa! I get to teach in both Johannesburg and Cape Town…both Janet and I are teaching classes. I hope that it will be nice weather! i was...

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good times…

It can’t only be 10pm.  It feels like  the middle of the night. I am exhausted. I have been trying to recover from the travels of last week, and have been feeling a bit run-down ( to say the least)…sadly…my sweet cousin that has been...

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