Makers Gonna Make

Thanksgiving Papercraft with Cricut

Posted on Nov 3, 2016 in Crafts |

Thanksgiving Papercraft with Cricut

The last few years, my friends and I have gotten together sometime around Thanksgiving to have our own Friendsgiving.  I’ve never been a great cook, so creating the decor has been my task, and I do a lot of the Thanksgiving papercraft with my Cricut Explore.  I don’t remember why it started, but I now look forward to it from 12:00 AM November 1st until whenever we have it.

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Halloween Manicure Roundup 2016

Posted on Oct 30, 2016 in Manicures |

Halloween Manicure Roundup 2016

Halloween manicure time!  After having taken quite the break from doing my nails, I jumped in full force this month with three different Halloween themed manicures.  They range from basic to somewhat advanced, but all are spooky fun!

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Paint & Sip at Pinot’s Palette Alameda

Posted on Oct 26, 2016 in Crafts, Reviews, Sponsored | 2 comments

Paint & Sip at Pinot’s Palette Alameda

Happy Anniversary to Pinot’s Palette in my hometown, Alameda!  This location recently celebrated their 1 year anniversary of bringing paint & sip experiences to the East Bay.  I was their guest at their anniversary class last month and it was a blast!

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Unique Custom Gifts at Gifts.TrishaLyn.com

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 in Crafts |

Unique Custom Gifts at Gifts.TrishaLyn.com

Since a conversation with my dad in May, I’ve been trying to figure out a good domain name for a new shop, run 100% by me and not a 3rd party, to see my unique custom gifts that I make mostly by hand at.  I toyed with several ideas, but never pulled the trigger.  I finally found it sitting right in front of me – and I already own it.  So, introducing Gifts.TrishaLyn.com!

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Disney Inspired Gifts for Sale

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 in Crafts |

Disney Inspired Gifts for Sale

With all this “down time”, I’ve been working on more creative endeavors to keep busy and work on bringing in some income.  I blame my friend Liz from TravelWithLiz.org on fueling the Disney inspired bug!  Some of the items are riffs on ideas I already added to my shop, and others are totally new… kinda!

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Oakland Athletics Manicure 2016 Edition

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 in Beauty, Manicures |

Oakland Athletics Manicure 2016 Edition

If you’ve been following me for a few years, you’ve seen I’ve done an Oakland Athletics themed manicure for my first game every season.  This year’s first game manicure has come later than the others considering I’ve been unemployed.  However, thanks to Lorenza’s ticket deal booklets and Free Parking Tuesday, I went to my first game last night for the 2016 season!

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