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Announcing the launch of Lindas Art Spot 2 on Etsy the place to find one of a kind gifts!

You asked for it and you got it…                        I’ve launched a new etsy store  just for my art.

When I opened my first etsy shop a couple of years ago I was going to sell some of my simple gift items and a few supplies.  

Linda’s Art Spot grew and became the place to buy a huge arrangement of art supplies (with the polymer clay / multi media artist in mind) it has been a success thanks to you all. However my simple functional artsy gift pieces kinda got lost, and my art buying customers complained that it was to difficult to my my treasures amongst all the supplies.

I heard your cries. You wanted to be able to find my tiny treasures quicker and easier, so with that in mind I’m announcing  the launch of Lindas Art Spot 2 .

It only has a smidgin of the items to come and I’ll be addend items daily so be on the look out. You never know what will come next! I’ll be adding wearable art, earrings, and even my trade marked “booklocker” the best book marker you’ll ever own!

  So stop in and browse often                                                                                                    pin your favorite items to pinterest                                                                                                       click that heart to add my shop to your etsy favorites                                                                                              as always share it with a friend!
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Valentines Day the good and the bad.

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Last year when planning my teaching schedule for the first quarter of the year I found myself thinking about Valentine’s day. You see Valentine’s day landed on a Thursday, my scheduled day to teach at Hobby Lobby. I personally believe that Valentines like many of our holidays has gotten so commercialized and it has lost some of its meaning. Sure I think It’s wonderful to get roses and special I love you goodies ,who wouldn’t. My word, the price of roses quadrupled and cards skyrocketed it’s just a bit insane.images

When I was young so much emphasis was put on who got what and oh how that person must be loved more because they got a bigger box of chocolates or more roses. Like all things with age comes wisdom at least some I hope and I realize that the depth of my husband’s love for me could never be judged in one single day. He shows me his love every day by the way kisses me goodbye in the morning or how he cares for me when I am sick. He is always thinking about the everyday things for me. If he sees me struggling with a project I am working on he will share ideas or even make me a tool to make it easier. I feel his love all the time.images-2

So what about all those years prior to meeting my special someone, was I less lovable? Was I really cut out from a holiday that was designed for couples? What about all those folks who find themselves without a loved one this year. There are far more single people out there and things that matter more to me so I decided I wanted to change the focus and so last year I did. The response was so positive that I decided to do a repeat this year. Read all about Claying for Charity in my next blog.

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