Winter Storm Nika, Take this!

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It may have looked like this outside today but inside it was a wonderfully productive day! Winter Storm Nika was raging it's ugly head here with snow, freezing rain, sleet and rain.

After loading up the crock pot with a stew, roasting some potatoes and making homemade applesauce, I scurried down to the studio along with Muse Millie to Make!!

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We put some dance music on
(Gifted to me from very excellent Santa!) to get us movin and before you knew it we were def in the creative groove!!

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So we got down to the business of making. I cut down some of my previously painted and collaged handmade papers into Valentine cards and tags.

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Added some hand lettering and stamped some seasonal sentiments and images and was pretty pleased with the results!

To hold gift cards and sweets, I made these cute little burlap bags. Serged up the sides with red thread. On the flap I machine appliqu├ęd a heart then added a charm and a little ribbon bow to finish it off. This was a fun little craft to teach my private sewing students. They went crazy making them for their Besties!

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Hope everyone made it through this storm safe and sound!
Wishing you all a very sweet and Happy Valentines Day!!

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