“Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball” : DIY Squashy Pumpkin Craft

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I’ve been following author/illustrator Laura Ellen Anderson on Instagram for awhile now, and I was extremely excited to hear that her book, Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball, was coming out in the UK.

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Etsy Shop Open for Business: InkAndStitchesArt!

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What better time to reopen my “InkAndStitchesArt” Etsy shop than with the holidays coming up?

Can you believe the holidays are just around the corner? I can’t!

Since I’ve been toying with the idea of reopening my Etsy shop for awhile now, I thought this would be the best time to do it!

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Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color – Amazing Book and New Tattoo!

Tattoo in Progress by Jeremy Switzer from Optic Nerve Arts Tattoo in Portland, Oregon. Photo Credit: J.H. Winter

I fell in love with “Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color” the moment I checked it out from the library and read it to my son. Being an illustrator, the concept of a girl named, Swatch, who tries to tame color by collecting each one in a jar, spoke volumes to me.

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