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Happy Crafting New Year!

Posted on Feb 7, 2013 in Blog, Peaks Island, Photos | 0 comments

February is when a new crafting year can begin. January is spent putting the last year’s jumble away, kinda clearing the decks. This is when the paperwork & taxes and the “unfun” stuff must be done. I have tons of ideas for the coming year, a few crafting resolutions ( the blog being one of them) , and as always the excitement of a new...

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Here we go – website, social media and the cube

Posted on Oct 22, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Here we go… on another mad adventure. Well, actually it is a continuation of an adventure that K.Newell Crafts has been on for a while now. Not only have we (read “Amanda”) updated the website but we are adding a blog and are connecting to not only Facebook but Twitter as well. Heck, I am even trading in my credit card “knuckle buster” for the “cube” for my I Phone. Pretty high tech for someone crafting hand painted and hand sewn items!

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A Crafting She Will Go

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

A Crafting She Will Go… The last, well almost 20yrs. now, have been a growing, evolving crafting adventure. Now that I am retired from my 40+hr. real job I have lots of time to craft on my own schedule. Instead of trying to fit it in before or after work I get to fit it in around piano lessons and walks around the island and lunch. I have never “lunched” so much!.. but then I was never available to “do lunch”.. which means I have to walk around th island more to...

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