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Sweet Gherkins! I am a Ninja of my Craft!

20 Aug

This has to be one of the coolest features- not just because it is about my art, but because well, as some of you may be aware of, I was a bit of an alternative sort of Ninja back in a different life time.  But more on that another time….I’m in a bit of a rush as the witching hour is upon us and nobody has had a complete meltdown just yet but I think I must go spread some merriment and delegate.

Check it out!  Fantastic blog!

the :ninja blogs!: Series – Ninjas of their Crafts.

xo

Bek

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Ticket to the Great Pumpkin Festival

2 Oct

Pumpkin Festival

Originally uploaded by CleverIndie

We use rolls of carnival tickets as a visual, tangible “token” instead of monetary allowance. This helps him stay on track, helps reduce stress for our whole family, and teaches him the concept of money and hard work.

The tickets accumulating in his bear shaped plastic jar “ticket bank” are another visual and we also track his daily and weekly ticket progress on a task sheet. He earns tickets for everyday chores but we also give him tickets for choosing to play with a toy from his “sensory bucket” (more on that soon, I promise!) and I give him an extra ticket here and there for doing little projects or favors for me. For the special project tickets, I usually write the date and task on the back, so we can reinforce with praise when reviewing the day or week.

Anyway, I was looking at the big bag of tickets he earned over the summer and didn’t want to put them in curbside recycling and I couldn’t reuse them with Alex (he’s very rigid in his thinking- we are working on it but at this time “re-earning” the tickets would totally throw off his game)… So I asked Alex if he could think of a project to do with them.

These necklaces are what we came up with and we make them together(he’s the very enthusiastic glitter department).

$5 of each necklace purchased goes towards Alex’s virtual school fund (he gets tickets/points toward his goal). He is saving up to take language lessons online, through K12.com.

To learn more about Asperger’s please visit NIH’s info sheet

To buy a necklace please visit my Etsy shop.

xo
Bek

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Milestones & Celebrations!

5 Aug
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My heart is bursting with glee!

I am about to reach a gigantic milestone in my Etsy shop! 1000 items sold.   Yup. Gulp.

I’m stunned speechless.  I know! That’s a miracle in and of itself!

It seems so surreal on this side of the keyboard!

Thanks for all of your support! I could not do it without all of you!

Hugs and high fives all around!

XO

Bek

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Find me on Facebook!

14 Jul

My Facebook page for CleverGirl/CleverIndie is up and running! Come visit! Become a fan!

I will be offering Facebook Fan specials throughout the year!

Click here to rock down to um Facebook avenue (?!)

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Hair Jewels!

2 Jul

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Hair Jewels

Originally uploaded by CleverIndie

A variety of stones set in reflective bezels for my signature glow, but this time it’s for your hair! Mix and match…These will be sold individually so you can choose your favorites!

Sterling silver bobby pins/hair pins are oxidized to give the gems even more of a whimsical, magical glow.

(all of my work is shipped completely unworn- that goes for hair accessories too! these were photographed on wool/mohair roving used for needle felting and spinning)

These will be available in my Etsy shop shortly….

xo
Bek

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