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Jessica Flores
Northern Indiana
Interests: flea markets, moon rises, bungalows, children's books, dark chocolate, folk music, feedsack and rickrack
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Every year, I get a bumper crop of volunteer tomatillos in my veggie garden. They are the most beautiful little verdant fruits that look like Japanese lanterns and are the main ingredients for my green salsa. I always have more... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Jessica Flores Design
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Handmade/Vintage Bliss Coming to a Farm Near You Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Jessica Flores Design
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I've got several more days of working with some remarkable event-planning mavens to bring this show to life! I've been blitzing the newspapers, bulletin boards and web-ways for the last month with my Communication Creations. Today we tape a segment... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
Thanks, Lindsay. I thought of you while I stitched it, knowing you would have nailed it.
Toggle Commented Feb 19, 2014 on For the Love of Furoshiki at Jessica Flores Design
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Day by day our world becomes fuller and fuller of gadgets and gizmos and new products to make everyday tasks easier, more "simple" and efficient. Drugstores now have entire aisles dedicated to the "as seen on TV" products. Wow! I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
Thanks so much Cheyenne! That touches my heart. I just loved Shannans post today! To: djflores99@hotmail.com
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This morning a wave of ambition crashed into me, and I've been riding it all day long. Woohoo! I did a load of laundry (hung to dry, because there's an emergency LP shortage people), cleaned the bathroom top to bottom,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
Thanks for the encouragement Vicki! :)
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The road has drifted closed about three times today, but we made it out to fetch some groceries shortly after the last plow went through. We ran out of LP earlier in the week, because it's been so cold, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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Day two of Nora's flu-recovery marathon: I used to get so much done when I had a sicko in the house. Not this time around. I need to get the Etsy shop restocked for spring, but I'm not feeling much... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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I wanted to begin with a poem that would paint how I feel about winter--something about rest and stillness. . . .and pause, but all I could find this morning were lines about desolation, corpse-gray fields and coffins. It doesn't... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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If you don't know that Oprah wasn't the first to have a famous list of "favorite things," you had a sad sad childhood. . . never fear, though, Carrie Underwood will be sweeping in soon to save the day and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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Every day I'm drawing these things. I never tire of it, and with 26 letters to keep up with, there's always a new one to create for gift-giving, custom orders or upcoming shows. Thanks to Dawn, the author of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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Can't wait to show you all the great stocking stuffers and other handmade goodies I've been working on for your holiday shopping. Check out all of the industrial antiquey wonderment of Coppes Commons HERE! Hey! I've got a new newsletter!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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I've been on an art high since the Madison Road show almost a month ago. What a fantastic event! I'm so grateful to all of my customers who came out, both old and new, and made me feel, for the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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The Madison Rd & Ely Lane gals are back with this fantastic high-quality vintage and handmade show on the rolling grounds of a gorgeous historic farm in Northern Indiana. Check out the Facebook Event Page HERE. I'll be there with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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Our little garden is once again giving up baskets full of more deliciousness than we can keep up with. What a blessing! This year I am determined to preserve it. I've made several quarts of fridge pickles, braided up rows... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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It's time again for another installment of "Travels with Jessica!" My man and I celebrated 14 years of wedded . . .ness last week. We hadn't had a real date in weeks, maybe months, so we decided it was high... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
Congratulations to Mandy! Thanks for playing along!
Toggle Commented Aug 24, 2013 on Giveaway Reveal at Jessica Flores Design
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It's Friday! Time to reveal my giveaway! Comment on the Etsy treasury shown in my last post and then leave me a comment here on the blog (or my Facebook page) to let me know you did so. You're playing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
I'm holding a wee giveaway this week. One of my erasers was featured in the lovely treasury below. Comment on the treasury within Etsy (click on title below) and then leave me a comment here or on my Facebook page... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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Guess who went back to school yesterday in her size 12 skinny jeans even though she only just turned 8? This girl. Come August, my creative juices get poured into bento box lunches. We capped off last May's lunches with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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This summer has been very wet around here. . . .but we're pretty sure that the rain is not the only reason this magical ring of mushrooms has sprouted in our backyard. Nora believes the fairies have come to set... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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I spent some time creating several monograms for a custom order this weekend. Hubby got creative too and made this adorable trinket box/necklace hanger for his neice in her dorm room. While we worked, Nora and her little people enjoyed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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I don't like busy-ness. I like home. I like slow-cooked dinners. I absolutely love anticipating an evening with nothing to do but walk the dog and wash the dishes. So, I cringe a little, and my tummy balls up in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design