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I love to create items that make people smile. Ever since I was a child I enjoyed creating things and loved miniature items. That love for miniature continues to this day and when I create mini items like little flip flops, soda cans, etc. it's like I am making my own little toys. Only this time they are toys in magnetic form.

Most of my items are handmade fridge magnets. I also create unique writing pens called "Artful Pens." They are pens with mini pieces of art carefully and securely attached to the pen caps. And the pens are refillable so you can use your pens again and again. Nowadays it is a rare treat to get a handwritten letter or note in the mail and I like to think that having a special writing pen like mine, will help make handwriting a special occasion and it will help to rekindle the art of a handwritten letter. This year I've been trying to write more handwritten…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 8
  • Joined April 26, 2007

Favorite materials

watercolors, resin, polymerclay, ApoxieSculpt, felt, paper crafts

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About

I love to create items that make people smile. Ever since I was a child I enjoyed creating things and loved miniature items. That love for miniature continues to this day and when I create mini items like little flip flops, soda cans, etc. it's like I am making my own little toys. Only this time they are toys in magnetic form.

Most of my items are handmade fridge magnets. I also create unique writing pens called "Artful Pens." They are pens with mini pieces of art carefully and securely attached to the pen caps. And the pens are refillable so you can use your pens again and again. Nowadays it is a rare treat to get a handwritten letter or note in the mail and I like to think that having a special writing pen like mine, will help make handwriting a special occasion and it will help to rekindle the art of a handwritten letter. This year I've been trying to write more handwritten letters to friends.

If you see any of my magnets that you would like as a pin or painted in a different color, or in a different quantity, please send me a note for a custom order request.

To see what's new and to get an inside look at what's happening at my studio, stop by my blog, http://www.lillybugblog.com, to get the scoop from my blog spokesbunny, Ralphie!

***** Publications that my work has been featured in:

"Craft it Now" book available May 2014

Spring 2013 issue of "Stitch Craft Create"

Holiday 2012 issue of "Stitch Craft Create"

March/April 2012 issue of "Cloth Paper Scissors"

March/April 2012 issue of "Create & Decorate"

Nov/Dec/Jan 2012 issue of "Art Doll Quarterly"

Two of my crafts were on display for the Indie Craft Display at the CHA 2009 Winter Convention & Trade Show.

Need a custom order? Convo me with your request.

"Capturing the wonder of something new."

Check out my webiste at http://www.lillybugstudio.com

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