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I started in life with a creative streak that was evidenced by the mess I left in my wake. From coloring books and paint-by-numbers to model airplanes and cars, I always had a project going. In junior high, high school, and college, music became my venue for self-expression and creativity. Once I married and had children, the energy and opportunity to pursue my music have been very hard to come by.

Enter handcrafts! I learned to sew as a child, picked up crocheting in high school and cake decorating as an adult. My oldest daughter is a gifted knitter and her inspiration has encouraged me to pick that up as well. One of my greatest challenges has been to take my cake decorating, a 3-dimensional art form, and translate it into 2-D with the same depth and "feel". Thank goodness I have a stubborn streak that wouldn't let me give up!

As life continues to…

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  • Joined May 26, 2010

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fabrics, beads, yarns, polymer clay, eggs, paint, wood, paper, wool

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About

I started in life with a creative streak that was evidenced by the mess I left in my wake. From coloring books and paint-by-numbers to model airplanes and cars, I always had a project going. In junior high, high school, and college, music became my venue for self-expression and creativity. Once I married and had children, the energy and opportunity to pursue my music have been very hard to come by.

Enter handcrafts! I learned to sew as a child, picked up crocheting in high school and cake decorating as an adult. My oldest daughter is a gifted knitter and her inspiration has encouraged me to pick that up as well. One of my greatest challenges has been to take my cake decorating, a 3-dimensional art form, and translate it into 2-D with the same depth and "feel". Thank goodness I have a stubborn streak that wouldn't let me give up!

As life continues to change, so will my creative venues. Let the adventure begin!

If you want to learn more, follow my blog at www.prettiesnpracticals.com

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