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Check out my BLOG: pumpkin-girl.blogspot.com!

Hi! I'm Tracy, and I love to come up with cool things to do with stuff I find -- reuse and upcycle!

I grew up in Madison, Wisconsin -- an amazing, little college town. We didn't have much money, so we did lots of things to make do, like planted our whole backyard full of pumpkins to sell. It taught me a ton about working hard and good customer service.

My mom learned to sew from her mom, who had to make the hand-me-downs last as long as possible. I'm grateful that I learned this skill. It seems like a privledge that not all kids get (or want). Now my mom rocks Etsy with her own shop called GrannysCloset.

I just returned to Wisconsin with my little family. My hubby and I have two kids…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 7
  • Joined August 7, 2005

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ties, vintage fabric, recycled fabric, ribbon, thread

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About

Check out my BLOG: pumpkin-girl.blogspot.com!

Hi! I'm Tracy, and I love to come up with cool things to do with stuff I find -- reuse and upcycle!

I grew up in Madison, Wisconsin -- an amazing, little college town. We didn't have much money, so we did lots of things to make do, like planted our whole backyard full of pumpkins to sell. It taught me a ton about working hard and good customer service.

My mom learned to sew from her mom, who had to make the hand-me-downs last as long as possible. I'm grateful that I learned this skill. It seems like a privledge that not all kids get (or want). Now my mom rocks Etsy with her own shop called GrannysCloset.

I just returned to Wisconsin with my little family. My hubby and I have two kids under 3 and are BUSY! I work full time, he stays home and raises the brood. We love vintage stuff and thrifting and buy most of everything we have used.

My press and accolades:
--I won a red ribbon at the MN State Fair!
--Coolmompicks.com
--Inhabitat.com
--Inhabitot.com

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