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I taught high school English for 38 years and have been crafting for almost 30 as therapy! I've been retired now for a year, living the good life, which to me , means crafting, painting, creating, flea marketing, junking, and shopping tag sales, estate sales, etc.
As far as art is concerned, I love to do so many things! I like to paint; I love creating with paper; I love beeswax! I love sparkley, shiny, glittery things! I love recycling old things. I love vintage! As I keep adding things to my shop, that variety is obvious! I have a little bit of everything there!!
After I retired, I decided to clean out my working room as all the great stuff I've been collecting over the years threatened to crowd out my workspace. I applied the same theory to my junk as to my closet: if I haven't used it or worn it in the last 2 years, then it was time to move it along to someone else. As a result, my etsy shop…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 11
  • Joined October 5, 2008

Favorite materials

flea market finds, acrylics, paper, rubber stamps, ephemera, old buttons, glitter, distress products

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paintedpony99
paintedpony99

About

I taught high school English for 38 years and have been crafting for almost 30 as therapy! I've been retired now for a year, living the good life, which to me , means crafting, painting, creating, flea marketing, junking, and shopping tag sales, estate sales, etc.
As far as art is concerned, I love to do so many things! I like to paint; I love creating with paper; I love beeswax! I love sparkley, shiny, glittery things! I love recycling old things. I love vintage! As I keep adding things to my shop, that variety is obvious! I have a little bit of everything there!!
After I retired, I decided to clean out my working room as all the great stuff I've been collecting over the years threatened to crowd out my workspace. I applied the same theory to my junk as to my closet: if I haven't used it or worn it in the last 2 years, then it was time to move it along to someone else. As a result, my etsy shop now has all that stuff in addition to the things I make. I've been adding to my site from the estate sales and flea markets that I've been going to, now that I don't have to grade papers anymore! I considered starting a new shop just for the destash, but I think my shop reflects me: the crafter and the junker!!

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