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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Great Gift Idea's for $20.00 or less

Etsy is a great place to find great gift ideas. I have found a few that I like and wanted to share in this treasury. I hope you enjoy and can support these great artists and crafters.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Artist and Crafter Spotlights

In an effort to introduce new artists, crafter, etsian, or small businesses, I will start having a weekly spotlight. The first spotlight will be January 1, 2012 to January 7, 2012.  If you are intersested in being a  spotlighted artist, crafter, etsian, or small business I just have two requests.

1.  Follow this Blog.
2. Like my facebook page at:!/pages/Aunty-Ms/149811541738807

Once you follow and like me. send me an email to:  In the email please provide me with your name, facebook page (as I will like you too), your business information, website (if more then one) and email. I will then put your name in for the random drawing to be "Artist and Crafter Spotlights".  Weekly I will pull a name and you can win a spot.

If you win a spot I will send you interview questions. I will do up a blog with your answers and add pictures f rom your store. If you would like any specific pictures you can add those in your interview question responses.

Once you are selected I will blog your interview and post it on my facebook page. I will also twitter it on my twitter account (you are more then happy to follow me on twitter at:!/AuntyM_s ).

I also recommend you tell all your friends.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Great Gift Ideas for $10.00 and Under

Etsy is a great source for unique and thoughtful gifts. I put together a treasure of some fun and affordable gifts that are $10.00 or less.  Take a peek! Favorite the treasury and add some of these wonderful stores to your favorites.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Creative Contest Theme: Winter Wonderland

I am hosting a creative contest for anyone who is interested.  The catch here is that you have to use a creative memories product.  Follow this blog and Like my Facebook page.  Then you create your own masterpiece.  Here are the rules in order to enter:

1.  First, you have to "Like" my facebook page at!/groups/335115932379/

2.  Second, you have to follow this blog

3. You need to create anytype of papercraft (ie. scrapbook, scrapbook page, frame, wall decoration, greeting card, box, anything you can think of with papercrafts) the them is Winter Wonderland.

4.  You have to use the Creative Memories Snowman Mini Pocket Punch

and Snowflake Mini Pocket Punch. 

If you don't have either of these you can order them from my website at:

5.  Entries are due on December 31, 2011 at Midnight PST.

6.  Post your entires on my facebook page at!/pages/Aunty-Ms/149811541738807

7.  January 1, 2012 I will set up an album with everyone's entries on my facebook page for voting and I will also blog everyone who enters entries. 

8.  Voting will be open on my facebook site from January 2, 2011 to January 12, 2011.  Your job would be to tell all your friends and family to vote for you.

The person with the most votes will win the Nancy O'Dell "Secret Ingrediants" Scrapbooking idea book (retail value of $19.95).

Good Luck! Tell your friends!

Help Support Small local businesses

Yesterday, I did a craft fair at St. Pius Church in Lombard, Illlinois.  I met some amazing crafters and venders.   Please help support these amazing people.


From Barrington, Illinois.  Amazing beaded jewelry made from crystals and fine stones.  Her Etsy store can be found at:

Beautiful gift ideas for Moms, sisters, daughters, friends, Grandmothers and so much more!

The Fitting Piece

Breathtaking! Skill and art meet to make classic treasures.  Anton Dimov is from Villa Park, Illinois.  His skill is amazing.  He has beautiful art work that is just captivating. And My favorite are his amazing ornaments.  Please check out his etsy store:

Absolutely amazing art.  I personally bought an ornament and the skill and talent just brings more love to my home.

Coocoo Nana

This amazing crafter from Morton Grove, Illinois makes wreaths that brighten your home and bring style and pazzazz to your home. 

Please support this artist by visiting her etsy store at:

Please support Coocoo Nana.  Bring a spice of life to your home!