Holiday Buzy-Ness

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Holiday Buzy-ness I find myself happily awash with the Christmas spirit and all that comes with it. Decorating, shopping, list making (oh yes, you know I am a list maker) planning, wrapping, baking and all around holiday buzy-ness ( busy as a bee). Add to this the blessing of having one of my shops, Be [read more…]

Shop Spotlight Gourdonville

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Shop Spotlight Gourdonville It is time to shine the light on another creative and talented artist. This week it is Angie from Gourdonville. Like the shop name you will find whimsical gourd creations in her shop. It’s like  finding an enchanted world of gourds!  Many of you may know Angie from her blog Gods Growing [read more…]

Shop Spotlight Simply Creative Suzanne Carillo

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Shop Spotlight Simply Creative Suzanne Carillo Today I am shining the light on the talented Suzanne Carillo. She is a self taught artist, designer and illustrator who finds her creative spark often inspired by her muse, a pug named Zoe. You will see Zoe featured in most of her pug designs. When Zoe isn’t inspiring [read more…]

Independent Artists and Crafters Shop Spotlight

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Independent Artists and Crafters Shop Spotlight   I’m starting a series of posts here at Katherines Corner called Shop Spotlight. I know it’s hard to believe that its time to start thinking about holiday shopping. But, the holiday season is coming at us quickly. If you are like me you don’t want to be overwhelmed [read more…]

Infinity

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Infinity   The symbol for infinity has become relevant in our everyday culture, used as a reminder of the limitless possibilities life has to offer us. What do you think of when you hear the word infinity? Do you think of time, space, forever, always, without end, no limits? Do you hear the voice of [read more…]

Tickled Pink

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Happy, happy, joy,joy! I’m tickled pink that Bisou Bride featured one of my online shops Keepsakes By Katherine   As many of you know I work very hard to create things for my online shops ( they are on my sidebar) At Keepsakes By Katherine I say every day is a special occasion. Because, you do not [read more…]

Get A Peek Inside Keepsakes By Katherine

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I did it! It is my first effort  into the art of catalog and magazine creation. I used my PDF formatted documents and photography and uploaded it to a site called ISSUU. This project is something I have been wanting to try for  while now. Now that it has been created I do look at it and see things [read more…]

Whats In A Name

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The other day I got up early and logged onto my etsy site at 4 am (for those of you who don’t know what etsy is-it is a place where artists,designers and crafters like myself can open a shop and sell our creations to the world) anxiously awaiting the “go” signal to make a name [read more…]

Sharing Shop Polka Dots

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Hello sweet bloggy friends. Today I’m sharing some of the things you’ll find in one of my shops. shop Polka Dots.  I earn a living through my shops, online avon and my custom blog and web art site. I hope you have seen the ads on my sidebar and that you will think of me [read more…]

Yard Sale Treasures, Or Look What I Found

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Today’s post is about Yard Sales, did the title give it away? Giggle. I must admit that I had not originally planned a blog post about yard sales. But when  I put everything out on the couch to show my sweet husband . He causally said, “hey you should blog about that.” So, no fancy [read more…]

School Shopping, Or Yes, this is a true story

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I went school shopping with our daughter and three of our grandchildren the other day. It was quite an experience. Every year we buy an outfit, a few supplies and new shoes for each of our grandchildren to help them get ready for a new school season. We usually buy a little something for the [read more…]

Lets Take A Tour

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Hello I’m Katherine ( Katie) and I’ll be your tour guide today. Welcome to Katherine’s Corner where  I try to always keep things interesting by sharing a variety of topics with you. Please leave your luggage behind and  stay inside the red velvet ropes, and of course no flash photography…..giggle. At the top of my [read more…]