Makers Gonna Make

Win Julep Kerry for a Perfect Fall Manicure

Posted on Nov 7, 2016 in Beauty, Contests, Manicures | 1 comment

Win Julep Kerry for a Perfect Fall Manicure

Once again, my mistake is someone else’s gain.  The fatal downfall to having 347 different bottles of nail polish is that on occasion, I get a duplicate.  Not just a similar polish, but the exact same one.  In this case, I opted in for the Pumpkin Spice Mystery Polish in my November Julep Maven Box and ended up with a second bottle of Julep Kerry.  So let’s have a giveaway!

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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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