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About Me

Hi there! The person behind this blog is me, Valerie. I’m 28 and I live near San Jose, CA, though i grew up near Chicago. I’ve always been drawn to creative things, from writing poetry and keeping personal journals, to having fun in art class and working on crafty projects with friends and family. I […]

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Embroidery

Embroidery

Although I remember trying my hand at cross-stitch when I was a kid, I don’t think I actually completed a project then. I think I still have some projects that I never even started! More recently though, I decided to take an embroidery class and try to learn such stuff the proper way. Unfortunately, the […]

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Making Envelopes

Intro I first started making envelopes a few years ago, after seeing project suggestions about them online. I bought a wonderful book called The Envelope Mill shortly thereafter, and using the templates enclosed in it, have made some really nice envelopes since then. My template collection has grown since then, including various store-bought and handmade […]

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Sewing

Although I took a brief sewing course when I was in junior high, I’ve only recently started learning how to really sew on my own. I bought a sewing machine in September 2005 for the purpose of learning, and it’s definitely been an experience so far. I’ve never felt so intimidated by a piece of […]

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Latest Posts

Zero Waste Wrapping

November 27, 2017 | No Comments

Hi friends, so today is the most important day in your life, or at elast, it should be It’s my 25th Birthday, and since I’m an only child this day is all about me Christmas was a huge deal Picture this: I live with my mom and my grandma, I was the only child No […]

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DIY Bottle Wrapping for Gift

November 27, 2017 | No Comments

Hi Today I will show you how to wrap a bottle We need: wrapping paperscissors double-sided adhesive taperibbonand bottle Cut an appropriate piece of wrapping paper Put the bottle on paper It should be placed around 7 cm from the bottom and around 12 cm from the top Wrap the bottle Secure the paper by […]

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2 Amazing DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas You Must Try !

November 27, 2017 | No Comments

Hi, I’m Ayesha and today I have a paper bow tutorial for you These paper bows are great to embellish your gifts last-minute and they come in handy for many other projects too! So let’s begin with this bow! From a colored paper, you’ll need to cut out these shapes The template is in the […]

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GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

November 27, 2017 | No Comments

Hey guys! It’s the season for giving and receiving gifts and, of course, that also means gift wrapping so I wanted to make a video giving you some ideas of unique and personalized things that you can use to wrap your gifts this year I’m going to show you how to use old maps to […]

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DIY CANDY Gift Wrapping!!

November 27, 2017 | No Comments

Hey guys, it’s Jana And this week seen on SevenPerfectAngels is holiday DIY So I’m going to show you guys how to make this candy sled wrapping and this candy Christmas tree wrapping So let’s go So first I’m going to make the editable sled wrapping And so obviously, first you’re just going to want […]

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30 DIY GIFT WRAPPING HACKS & IDEAS For Presents Everyone Should Know!

November 27, 2017 | No Comments

Today ‘I’mma” do some wrapping hacks so the first thing you do is start with, “Yo yo yo, what’s up it’s your girl Wengie here Uh Huh *Laughs* I try to be funny, but it never works sorry *cut* Hey guys!, It’s Wengie and welcome back to my channel It’s that time of the week […]

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