Vintage Light Bulb Upcycling Wreath – Thrift Store Upcycle

A couple years back I scored a HUGE treasure of vintage light bulbs at a salvage yard. I’ve made jewelry with them and tinkered with Christmas ornaments, used them as vase filler… but then I wondered “what more?” That’s how this Vintage Light Bulb Wreath came to be! When I joined the Thrift Store Upcycle Challenge, I
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The Answer You’ve Always Been Looking for when Creating a craft business – The Academy of Handmade Artists and Supporters

Only a few days left to support this amazing opportunity – not only is Academy of Handmade Artists and Supporters creating the “Oscars of Crafting” but they are also presenting at SXSW and have been working hard here in SO Cal to benefit artisans, crafters, and creative people tyring to make a living making the
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Making Hard Decisions – Closing Our Etsy Shop

This year has been rough. And with a rough year comes alot of soul searching and hard decisions that I don’t want to make. At some point, having a huge part of my house dedicated to “etsy central” and a shipping center and boxes and over 500 items in an online shop is just too much
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Birthday Sale!!

Come shop with us through November 20th!! It’s our birthday month — yippeee! Time to celebrate.  It’s a birthday sale! Take 40% off the entire shop now through Nov 20 with code HOLIDAY40 at checkout!! WOOT WOOT!!! Only at Thanks so much – we can’t wait for you to get some crafty goodness!

Happy Happy Columbus Day!!! Sale

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend and that hopefully you have Monday off of work :) And if you are in Canada–Happy Thanksgiving! We’re having a Columbus Day Sale! We’re getting into the full swing of fall and all things holidays here at Hydrangea Hippo and we’ve just stacked up more new goodies in
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Etsy Shop Update

Finally, right? I’ve updated the shop!! Here are some of the new goodies :) Shop this weekend and take 15% off your whole order — thanks friends! Use code AUG13 at checkout at We always include a little token of gratitude in our orders as a thank you — you never know what you
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The Daily Scrapbook Page – Week One!

It has been a week since we started on this adventure! Ifeel like I made 40 layouts! LOL It is the video editing that takes the longest, I think … Anywho, I hope you are starting to get inspired and even get some of your own scrapping done!!! I am taking tomorrow off — taking
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