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Merry Christmas!

24 Dec

Merry Christmas

Originally uploaded by CleverGirlBek

Merry Christmas to those that celebrate it….
Peace to everyone…..
xo
b

Wishes Granted Everywhere….

7 Aug

Ok, just the material wishes….

I have always adored the wishlist feature on Amazon.com… It makes shopping/giving so much easier and I am convinced it is a clutter buster as we don’t always wind up with things we will never use (or can’t use…I’m not an XS. I haven’t been an XS since I was a fetus.)…

On the other hand, all of you know I love handmade. Most of my amazon.com list is comprised of books on metal technique, SID, SPD, ADHD, etc… There are a couple of tools, and occasionally a big ticket item… I often use my wishlist as a holding place for things I will buy myself…Of course, if anyone wants to get them for me before I save up enough ducats, than hey. I’m not complaining! I like them because they give direction to family members that are far away when buying for boyo… It’s all good…

What I really love is handmade stuff (and not just because I am a maker of handmade goods)….

I have a million things I adore on Etsy.com and SmashingDarling.com that I would love to put in a wishlist… Etsy has a favorites list but I tend to favorite things either I want to give to someone else or that I want… Last year I wound up with a really cool nitroglycerin holding keychain from hubby. Um, I’m not on nitroglycerin…I can’t remember who I earmarked that for, but it wasn’t me…. So until that allows for greater organization and clarification I am so excited that Amazon now has a Universal Wish List button that you can add to your browser.

You can add anything from anywhere. It adds a title, image, and link…You can put a description and the price if you would like… When someone views your wishlist they just click and bam! they are on the item page… The only potential issue I can see on this is that checkout will of course be with the linked site, not with Amazon…Might confuse those who are not yet familiar with venues like Etsy… For now though I am hoping it brings more exposure for the fabulous Etsy (and all of us who peddle our handmade goods there…Me included, of course…) and a great way to organize and add to wishlists….

Here’s a link to the button!

Now head to Etsy.com and have fun! Enjoy!

Last year’s card…

10 Dec

Last year’s card…

Originally uploaded by CleverGirlBek

Ok- So I made this card for the baldguy last year…. He had a bunch of movies on his wishlist so I ordered a few and I’m the queen of themes and kits as gifts- so the ones I ordered all had Kevin Spacey in them…

So in the throes of insomnia I found a picture of Kevin Spacey and a very old free clipart picture of santa and a reindeer and did a little cropping and pasting…

Inside, on the left side of the card it said:

Santa,
what’s in the box?

On the right side it said:
The greatest trick Santa Claus
ever pulled was convincing the
world he did not exist.

Have a Spacey Christmas!

It still makes me smile and I hope it made you smile as well….

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