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Amber Packer
Wife to great husband, Mom to two awesome & totally handsome boys. Owner of Amber Packer Designs on Etsy
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Be sure to read the blog post this pattern goes with: Sketch and plan out ideas on paper. Lightly draw idea on peg person with pencil. I had a great time painting the peg people. My boys loved giving input on how their peg person should look. I learned a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at APD Patterns
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A few months ago, one of my Instagram friends put up a darling cross stitch family “photo” she created. She said it had been a while since her family had a professional photo taken and she wasn’t going to let it stop her. Her post got me thinking: 1 –... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at Amber Packer Design
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Being an independent contractor, I have the opportunity to work with a variety of companies and projects from interior decorating, Good Things Utah, scrapbook projects for manufacturers and my association with Apostrophe S. Apostrophe S is a fun company that I get to design for helping create home décor kits... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2016 at Amber Packer Design
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You know those projects you really want to do for yourself, but things like family, church, work and cleaning (insert eye roll) get in the way? Yeah, me, too. I could do so much if I just had all the money in the world and no responsibilities. Luckily, for me,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at Amber Packer Design
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Look what I made! That’s right – I made this beautiful water feature. And you can make one, too! DIY Water Fountain Kit only $69! Available for pre-order now and pick up mid-April from The Pot Shop in Sandy and St. George, Utah. Order yours today! Sandy: (801) 567-1255 St.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at Amber Packer Design
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You know how you get an idea in your mind, but can’t execute it the way you want, so you move on. You know how that idea will kind of linger and surface every now and then? This is one of those projects for me. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Amber Packer Design
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What is more luxurious than a white faux fur tree skirt under a white flocked tree? It looks like a fluffy, white layer of snow! Glam, glam, glam! Growing up, my grandparents had a luscious white flocked tree. It was decorated with big red velvet poinsettias and birds (the reason... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Before the weather turned cold, I removed the vinyl numbers and painted my front door this gorgeous gray color. Love it! But, my door is plain now. I needed some décor. And, something new! I saw a gorgeous black feather wreath, but you know the drill… it was more than... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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How to restore an old lamp whether it's a family heirloom or thrift store find. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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One thing that has surprised me about the Fairy Gardens is how my pre-teen and teen boys love them. Seriously! They have both had to make their own and we have plans for a basketball hoop because every boy fairy needs a basketball hoop! #truth When you walk in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Who knew? When I was asked to teach fairy garden classes at the Pot Shop in Sandy, UT, we thought one class a month for 4 months would be plenty. We ended up adding an additional class each night as well as another date. Sweet! Can I tell you how... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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No more boring lockers! Seriously. It’s more than just posters and post-it notes like I did. Maybe a few stickers. It’s about glamming up your locker. When I was asked by ABC4 Good4Utah to come up with some ideas, I was game! After all, as someone who has a chandelier... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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I have been searching high and low for an outdoor rug that I both loved and could afford. While there are many beautiful options, they aren’t exactly what I wanted. The problem was I wasn’t sure what I wanted! ;) I just knew I hadn’t seen it. Then I realized... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Do It Yourself Patio Lights for under $100! Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Thank you for all who made my Etsy shop a “favorite” … Amber Packer Designs on Etsy! I printed up all who had “favorited” (is that a word?) the shop and chose a winner the old fashioned way: picking the winner out of a hat (or bowl, in this case).... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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In keeping with my goal of starting to blog, I thought it would be fun to share the projects we have completed in our home in the last 3 years. Starting with part 2 of this post. I only posted “My Pretty Powder Room part 1” on February 4, 2013.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Let’s face it… everyone is busy. In fact, it seems like time is moving faster. I guess that means that I’m getting older, right!? There is so much we want to do and most of our time is spent doing the “have to’s” which are rewarding in their own way,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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What to do with broken pots? Make a fairy garden, of course! Take a fairy garden class with me at The Pot Shop in Sandy, UT. Check out my blog (www.amberpacker.com) for more information. I hope to see you there! Great Mother's Day gift! Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Sometimes the simplest projects are the most fun. I created these bowls for the My Mind’s Eye Winter CHA catalog booth, using the new On Trend collection by the fabulous Jen Nugent. They are so much fun to make and are quick. They will make an impact on your party... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at APD Patterns
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Sometimes the simplest projects are the most fun. I created these bowls for the My Mind’s Eye Winter CHA catalog booth, using the new On Trend collection by the fabulous Jen Nugent. They are so much fun to make and are quick. They will make an impact on your party... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Thank you for your sweet comments! The winner of the airplane mobile is our first commenter: Bethann Matousek! Love this so much would love to have it for my new grandson. His Dad is a pilot in the Air Force serving in Japan. Posted by: Bethann Matousek | March 10,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Love, love, love this project! We don’t have a baby in the house anymore. Riley loved putting the paper on the cutting mat and helping me peel the airplane shapes after they were cut with the Silhouette. Riley really wants airplanes hanging in his room, just not as a mobile.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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The winner of the Valentine Catcher from my Good Things Utah segment on February 4, 2015 is: Marlie! Marlie, please send an email to bloominmemories@yahoo.com and I will arrange getting your prize to you! Thank you for taking the time to visit and comment on my blog! I had such... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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Paper Heart Banner Decor. Bump your favorite paper heart banner to the next level. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at Amber Packer Design
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On Good Things Utah today I demonstrated one of my favorite projects I created for our catalog shoot. I love this project because it’s elegantly simple. It also uses the GORGEOUS Fancy That line. Know anyone who has a wedding coming up? Designed in gold foil, blush pink, rosy pink,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at Amber Packer Design