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Wrapping It Up

Chalkboard presents by Going Home to Roost

Polka Dots by Squirrelly Minds

Colorful presents by Minimega

White black and neon pink presents by kronprinsessene

A few last minute gift wrapping ideas that work for Christmas and just about any other occasion from (in order): Going Home to Roost, Squirrelly Minds, Minimega, and Kronprincessene. And for more great DIY Christmas ideas, see Tiger Wallman Hellström’s DIY Christmas Pinterest board, which is loaded with inspiration.

I’ve been writing Charlotte’s Fancy since August of 2008. When I started it, I didn’t know how rewarding it would be. Above all else, I’ve enjoyed the community it has given me – the feedback and friendship from you kind readers here as well as on Twitter. It’s been a wonderful creative outlet too, as well as an opportunity to support independent artists/shops in any way I can (which makes me feel like I’m doing something useful).

I’ve been struggling lately with whether or not it’s time to say goodbye to Charlotte’s Fancy for a variety of reasons, but I’ve decided that I would miss it, and don’t really want to give it up. If I post less frequently (not every day), I could offer better ideas, more comprehensive information, and more original content (there was a time, believe it or not, when I published my own craft ideas every week).

So in 2013, I’ll be experimenting a little with what feels right – perhaps it’s just one post a week, perhaps I only post when I have inspiration. In any case, I hope you’ll stick with me.

From the bottom of my heart, thank you for your comments and your “likes” which encourage me to keep going. I appreciate you all so much.

Sending you warm holiday wishes and wishing you a bright 2013.

xo,

Molly

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My Doily Craft in Country Woman Magazine

A few months ago, Country Woman Magazine (which is in the Readers Digest family of magazines) asked for permission to include my doily dyeing craft in their Jan/Feb 2011 issue. I’d forgotten about it until I received the issue in the mail yesterday.

Country Woman Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Doily Craft in Country Woman Magazine

Charlottes Fancy Doily Craft in Country Woman Magazine

Charlottes Fancy Doily Craft Close Up in Country Woman Magazine

Country Woman Magazine Spread with Charlotte's Fancy Craft

So, that was kind of exciting!

Can you tell my copy has already taken a beating? The girls were excited – jumping around with it, grabbing it from each other, waving it around. It’s cute how proud they were.

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