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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

Hello Everyone! As promised, I’m here to post the details for my upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.

Black Friday: Since I know we’ll all be up at the crack of dawn on Friday (or pulling all nighters), you can drop by the shop (zoeamaris.etsy.com) to receive 25% EVERYTHING on Friday from noon to midnight CST.

Cyber Monday: Drop by the shop (zoeamaris.etsy.com) to receive 25% OFF EVERYTHING from 6 am to 11pm CST.

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November 21, 2012 · 1:16 am

The Holiday Series Collection

The Holiday Series Collection

It’s only 3.5 months away from Christmas! For some of you that’s a long time, but if you’re like me- you’re already planning your holiday projects! Starting next month, I’ll be adding several different collections from my holiday collection to the shop. Stay tuned for updates!

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September 5, 2012 · 7:40 pm

Mixed Media on a Beautiful Evening

Mixed Media on a Beautiful Evening

You’ve been told one million times, but every now and then you really have to take some time for yourself! I spend so much time on my shop, school, and those other not fun adult things that having some time to work on my art is totally priceless! I Hope that in between all the get-togethers, you’ll find some time for yourself this long weekend!

Cheers,
Zoe

(Photo: my latest art journal page background)

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August 30, 2012 · 11:08 pm

20% Off 4 Day Labor Day Weekend Sale Fri-Mon

20% Off 4 Day Labor Day Weekend Sale Fri-Mon

Labor Day already?? For my lovely fellow crafters and artists, be sure to drop by my shop (http://www.etsy.com/shop/ZoeAmaris) for 20% off store wide Friday-Monday! There won’t be another sale for months…

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August 30, 2012 · 4:15 pm

How to Make Nostalgic Vintage Bingo Card Tags

How to Make Nostalgic Vintage Bingo Card Tags

It has recently been brought to my attention that there are not a lot of good, easy-to-find sources for inspiring projects using vintage ephemera. So I’ve decided to take it upon myself to bring you a new idea featuring a different ephemera item every 1-2 weeks! After all, even the most creative of us require a little inspiration every once in a while.

Today I whipped up these little tags in about 30 minutes using items I already had around the studio.

I took an antique bingo card (available at https://www.etsy.com/listing/103357353/antique-bingo-card-nostalgic-lot) and cut it in half each way, leaving four approximately equal rectangles.
I then took each piece and decorated it differently. Ta-da. It really is that easy!
From Left to Right: #1 I used Mod Podge, an old recipe, and an old button. #2 Mod Podge, an antique stamp, and antique french Monogram trim. #3 Green watercolor paint, Mod Podge seal, and stars punched from an old playing card. #4 Black glitter glue and red water color paint.
I punched each with my 1/8″ hole punch and tied them with awesome sari ribbon. I stuck with a Christmas theme because you can never have too many Christmas tags on hand!

Stay tuned for more from inside the studio and check out my shop’s latest goodies at http://www.zoeamaris.etsy.com

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August 25, 2012 · 7:47 pm

Grandma’s Vintage Button Stash

Grandma's Vintage Button Stash

There are few things so special as buttons. They can be all different shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. They can have two holes or four. We can sew them on pants or dresses. They can be shiny or dull. We can re-use them plenty of times. It’s no wonder that grandma kept so many…

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August 20, 2012 · 8:14 pm