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Holy cow, peeps!! We are pinching ourselves over here over the ongoing generosity of our friends at Spellbinders!! They have truly outdone themselves this time, offering a chance for one of you to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Spellbound for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at What Happens Next
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Wow!! Registration for "Spellbound 3" is definitely in full swing! We are so grateful for the amazing response... this is going to be a very exciting year, with lots of surprises... :) A Gilded Life presents Spellbound 3 Classes are... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2014 at What Happens Next
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Happy Day! It is with so much excitement that we are able to announce this year's Dream Team of instructors for the Spellbound Event 2014. It is hard to believe our good fortune in assembling this amazing group... year three... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at What Happens Next
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Be sure to read all the way to the bottom for details on our giveaway!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I grew up in a family where St. Patrick's Day was loved and celebrated. Suffice it to say that "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at What Happens Next
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Stacy, I knew you would see it even if it didn't show up in the photos... love that about you. :) xoxo
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Maureen, yes, finish the sampler!! And then post a photo of it!! xo Debbie
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Oh, Kimberly, I will hope for a granddaughter for you as well!! And, thank you for the kind comments. xoxo Debbie
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Happy President's Day! We made some sweet, vintage-y heart wands as gifts for Stella's friends and classmates this past Friday, along with some higher-end ones for keepsakes, and we thought you might like to make some for yourselves! Below is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at What Happens Next
Thank you! You are too kind. :)
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Cathy, your comment makes me a little weepy. My mom was my sewing inspiration, and I try to remember her devotion to handmade every time I sit down to begin. I'm afraid sewing will skip a generation in our family, too. Maybe I can inspire Stella to love it like I do... Hugs back at you... see you in Texas, hopefully soon!! xoxo Debbie
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Thanks, Sue! Your compliment means a great deal to us. xoxo
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Stella wants to go to lunch with you while wearing her apron. I say done and done!!
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Ah, Valentine's Day... For me, it's a day to remember all the people that you have been given the priviledge of loving. Sometimes, the gifts that you receive on this day have nothing to do with chocolate or flowers. Sometimes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2014 at What Happens Next
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Oh my gosh, friends! We have decided to open up some new spots in the Stash Society... eek! If you have been thinking about joining, now would be a great time to take the plunge! Start the New Year off... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2014 at What Happens Next
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We are so excited to be participating in the Spellbinders Diamond Anniversary: Sneak Peek and Giveaway, as we prepare to launch our brand new line with them this weekend at the Craft and Hobby Association tradeshow!! Yay!! This past year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2014 at What Happens Next
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Happy Monday!! We have such exciting news about a new product line that we will be launching in partnership with Spellbinders Paper Arts this coming weekend at CHA! Dies, bezels, texture plates, pendants, charms and ephemera... oh, my!! We will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at What Happens Next
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Holy moly, friends.... we are at Day 12 of the "12 Days of Christmas Giveaways"!! Today we have something really special for you!! Another of our incredible teachers from the Spellbound Event, the amazing Terri Brush, has generously donated FOUR... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at What Happens Next
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**Time's Up!!** Today is the big day!! The youngest assistant turns 5 today! There was breakfast with the Disney princesses this morning, to be followed by a full day at the Magic Kingdom and "Princesses on Ice" tonight... You only... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2013 at What Happens Next
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**Time's Up!!** Day 10 of the "12 Days of Christmas Giveaways" has gotten off to a bit of a late start... One of the "assistants" is turning 5 this weekend, and the celebration is in full swing!! In the celebratory... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2013 at What Happens Next
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**Time's Up!!** We *heart* Fridays, so it is only fitting that today, Day 9 of the "12 Days of Christmas Giveaways", brings you a gorgeous handmade heart adornment from the incredibly sweet and talented Joanna Pierotti! Joanna taught this class... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at What Happens Next
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**Time's Up!!** It's already Day 8 of the "12 Days of Christmas Giveaways"!! Today it is cold and rainy here in Southern California, just right for bundling up with a cozy scarf! Yesterday's post was so popular, both here and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at What Happens Next
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**Time's Up!!** Who doesn't love a cozy winter scarf? Perfect for the season, Day 7 of "12 Days of Christmas Giveaways" offers this soft knit scarf from our very own A Gilded Life webshop! This stylish, soft knit scarf in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2013 at What Happens Next
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**Time's Up!!** Hello, Tuesday! Is this week going to fly by at lightening speed the way that last week did? Okay, just checking... Here are (already) at the halfway mark of the "12 Days of Christmas Giveaways"!! Welcome to Day... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at What Happens Next
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**Time's Up!!** Hello, Monday! We are excited to welcome the challenges and opportunities that this new week brings. So much to do, so many places to go!! Hopefully we can all remember to breathe, and to feel the joy in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at What Happens Next
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