Category Archives: Road Trip Recap

A Brooch Bouquet tutorial, and a new video from Alex Boyé

Happy Friday! To finish the week, I’m sharing two videos today. The first was planned, and it’s all about making a Brooch Bouquet. Do you know of a bride who made her own Brooch Bouquet? DIY Brooch Bouquets are a … Continue reading

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Road Trip Recap: A return to SNAP, the creative bloggers’ conference

Last month, I traveled to Salt Lake City to attend SNAP, the conference for craft, DIY and other creative bloggers. This year was as exciting, invigorating and exhausting as my first trip to SNAP. Have you read other bloggers’ recaps … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: Celebrating a crafty kind of love today!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you have a sweet day, packed with lots of love and a little (or a lot) of chocolate. Today’s post celebrates a love of crafting, as I share a few highlights from the CHA Mega … Continue reading

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Road Trip Recap: A lucky Friday the 13th at the Country Living Fair

Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for me. The Country Living Fair was downstate in Columbus, an event I’d always wanted to attend. Somehow, the planets aligned, the weather cooperated, the school bus came, and I … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: Adventures at SNAP! Conference (and a few winners announced)

Last week’s destination — SNAP!, a conference for craft, DIY and lifestyle bloggers. The three-day event was packed with classes, events, meals, mingling, and making friends. Today I’ll share a few SNAP! snippets, though I was there to work so … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: A tour of Better Homes & Gardens headquarters

I have another crafty adventure to share today. I’ve already mentioned the CHA Show and my trip to FloraCraft, and today I’m going to fill you in on our trip to Des Moines, Iowa, to visit the headquarters of Meredith … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: A journey to the home for genuine foam

I’ve taken a few road trips recently, starting with a trip to the Craft & Hobby Association Show in January. Next, I travelled from the shores of Lake Erie to the shores of Lake Michigan. My destination – Ludington, Michigan, … Continue reading

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Cupcakes for breakfast at the CHA Show (a cupcake craft, that is)

What happens when the craft industry gathers together to show off what’s new? The annual trade show for the Craft & Hobby Association, or the CHA Show, that’s what.  This year, I was excited to attend the show because I … Continue reading

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