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My Tea Pot from Minos. . . . .My New Best Friend. . . . .

Sometimes having the right tea pot makes all the difference in the world.  I have so many different tea contraptions galore to brew up a cuppa.   I have  graviteas , those cutesy silicone tea infusers, stainless steel infusers, mesh ball infusers, infusers that fold up and travel along with you. . . .and that doesn’t count the 15 to 20 tea pots I have that I’ve acquired over my 10 to 15 year tea journey. Recently,I was promoted to a different position in my company that has required a lot more hours.  As a result, working from home has become Read More

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In Love With My Teapot #Redbird Glass Teapot #AmericanGongfu . . . . .

I’m in love, you guys. With a teapot. (Okay, also my fiancé. But we’re not talking about him today.) Let me give you a little background on how I usually brew my tea. Wayyy back in the day when I began to understand that loose tea is generally preferable to pre-bagged (though I’m no purist– especially in a pinch!), I started brewing my loose tea by filling my own bags, or using a mesh tea ball infuser. This went on for a while, but really, I wasn’t getting much more out of my cuppa than from my already-bagged teas. I’d Read More

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Floppy Latte Designs Tea Time Digital Stamps

Products: Tea Time Digital Stamps Designer: Jessica Leigh Gill Where to Buy: Stitchy Bear Stamps The stamps I used are available for purchase here and here Artist’s Review: I am creating an altered book for a friend, and for the first spread in the book, I used these two digital stamps from Floppy Latte Designs at Stitchy Bear Stamps.  To create my spread (you can get a sneak peek of it below), I first created my collage/mixed media background using patterned paper, vintage text, gesso, Golden Acrylic Paints and Lumiere paints … and a whole lot of layers!  Then I Read More

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Alice Patchwork from Tainted Sweets & MyGrafico

MyGrafico is a great website – loaded with tons of images. Check them out for your next artsy project!