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Featured Artist: Tammy Sprinkle + New Contest!

Today's featured artist is Tammy Sprinkle, a wonderfully talented mixed media artist and photographer that creates wedding guest books, custom journals, keepsake boxes, jewelry and pendants. Tammy especially loves to do custom work, hence her Etsy shop is entitled "Design4U".I get the feeling that if I ever met Tammy in person we would really hit it off. She's got a warm and bubbly personality that
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How Cool Is This?

I just recently received in the mail a Christmas ornament as part of my participation in the 2009 Bloggers Ornament Exchange.  My swap partner is the amazing designer Genevieve Gail from Athens, Georgia. Genevieve creates her own line of designs including jewelry, crafts,  and illustrations. And if that's not enough, last month she debuted a collection of fat quarter designs for Windham
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"Mele Kalikimaka" - A Free Blogger Theme From GlamourBomb

As many of you who have been with me since these past few months, I've been learning how to customize and design my blog. On Halloween I passed forward a Hawaiiana blogger theme I worked on that was based on a template designed by OurBlogTemplates.I got so much aloha it was wonderful!  So now, just in time for the holidays, I've reconfigured the same template with a Christmas/Hawaiiana theme.
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Free Holiday Music Download For You!

The von Trapp Children "Snow" (mp3) from "Snow - New Songs of the Season" (IMI) Buy at Amazon MP3 More On This AlbumI can think of no better way to bring in the holiday spirit than with music. Except maybe cookies.  Recently over breakfast a friend told me that he believed music was a gift from the universe. I think he might be right.  As my gift to you is this free download of "Snow" performed 
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Give Thanks

“Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.”-- Kahlil GibranHappy Thanksgiving everybody! I'll be taking some time off from blogging tomorrow but wanted to wish you all a safe and happy holiday. Blessings to every one!
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365 Bedtime Stories - Illustrated by Janet Robson

I thought I'd share with you some photos from one of my favorite books when I was a kid. Called "365 Bedtime Stories" it featured a daily story for an entire year.  I still remember fondly when my dad would read some of these stories to me at night and how he helped me learn to read.I've placed this and more images from this book in the Vintage Children's Books Flickr pool where thousands of
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Bootleg Interview with Sharlto Copley

My favorite movie genre is science fiction so when I heard that Sharlto Copley, the sexy hot South African star of this summer's hit "District-9" was going to answer some Q&A this weekend at a special screening here in Los Angeles I was all over it. The opportunity for Copley to play the lead role of Wikus van de Merwe in D-9 literally fell into his lap but after hearing this recording you'll
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Announcing the Burner Etsy Team!

We are so pleased to announce that things are in the works for a burner Etsy Team spearheaded by the creative energies of Linda Loca, proprietress of the Etsy shop "Fire Grog Studios".Loca recently put in the application for the team with the folks at Etsy and says it should good to go in about week. Some of you maybe wondering "WTH is an Etsy Team and why should I care?"Well, Etsy Teams are groups
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GB-TV: Contest Winner Selection

A few weeks ago I held another contest. The prize was a free video portfolio of an artist's work. All they had to do was leave a comment on a blog post featuring the work of Lulu Kellogg from Coastal Sisters.I honestly don't know why I set the end date for the contest to be two weeks from when I posted Lulu's video because personally I think it's too long to wait. But I set it so I kept it and now
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How To Remove the Navigation Bar From Blogger

It's pretty simple to remove the navbar from your Blogger blog. Just follow the directions in the video above cut and paste the following code below into your template.#navbar-iframe {display: none !important;}Important: Cut and paste the snippet AFTER the credits as indicated in the video but BEFORE the variable definitions code. Let me know how it goes!Removing the navbar from blogger disables the
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Everybody's Doing It: The Bloggers 2009 Ornament Exchange

I've been knocked down flat with a case of the flu (thankfully not H1N1) so I've been out of commission for several days now.  Imagine my delight when I took a look at my reader today and saw all my favorite bloggers participating in Pampering Beki's Bloggers 2009 Ornament Exchange. The event is just what it sounds like: you get paired with another blogger and exchange holiday ornaments of about
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New Contest Plus Featured Artist Lulu Kellogg

Today's featured artist is LuLu Kellogg of Coastal Sisters. She's an all around renaissance artist that works in vast array of different mediums. Featured in this video are some of her favorite art works including jewelry, faux confections, digital art, mixed media, dark art, florals and anything whimsical.Lulu has a very unique style that you can quickly fall in love with. I myself was enchanted as
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I Love Colors!

Color by COLOURloversOops, I did it again! I changed my blog! I told you I would. Only this time I think I'm gonna keep this template from OurBlogTemplates for awhile because I really, really, really like it. It's the same template I used for the freebie in my previous post in which I customized with a Hawaiiana theme only this time I took it down to a notch with a variety of neutral grays and two
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"Hawaiian Style" A Free Blogger Theme from Glamour Bomb

Now I did it! I done designed my own blogger theme with a free template I got at OurBlogTemplate and a color palette from ColourLovers. I call it "Hawaiian Style" and you can get the XML code and see a live demo by clicking here or on the image above.The whole story about the theme is in the latest non-latin blog post on the live demo. I just wanted to add in this blog post that I've been feverishly
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