Author Archives: Wendy Amato

About Wendy Amato

My creative inspiration comes at any time, anywhere. Once I get an idea, I am compelled to try it. No matter how late it is or how many other projects are on my list. Creativity does that to you! I'll try anything once and the good projects get a few more attempts. I like to find the beautiful, amazing and awe-inspiring in everything I experience and only hope to inspire others to look at the world around us with eyes wide open to the creative possibilities. You don't have to be perfect, just give it a try.

QR Codes – A quick and easy way to link to a web posting

If you’re not familiar with QR Codes, pull up a chair, pour yourself a warm cider and follow along – you’ll be amazed and excited to get one of these onto your project! This is a QR Code.  It stands … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Quilt 2.0

If you recall my post about the t-shirt quilt, you know that I’ll try anything once.  In the case of the t-shirt quilt, I knew I would need to do this project twice.  The first was for our son, the … Continue reading

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Lemonade Stand Accessories

Well, you know me…  I love to take those resale shop finds and turn them into useful gems.  Here we go again! I found this yellow and white stripe bedskirt and fell in love with the fabric. Our daughter spends … Continue reading

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December Daily 2012

What a crazy month!  Looking back, I’m so glad I documented it.  After the month we had, we’re really looking forward to a great new year.  I hope your holidays were wonderful!

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Folded Book Tree

Oooh!  I was wandering around One of a Kind earlier this month and came across a jewelry vendor who had folded an old book into a diamond shape and it gave me the idea for this little gem. Here’s how … Continue reading

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December Daily Countdown: T Minus One

A couple months ago, a scrapbook friend of mine asked if I would like to be part of a project she was organizing.  Each participant was to create a handmade album with the theme of:  25 Days of December, aka “December … Continue reading

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Handkerchief Invitation Test

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Costumes 1.0 – Captain Hook’s Coat

When our daughter signed up for the school musical, I jumped on the volunteer list to make costumes.  I’ve done it before and had a ball:  Mom and I made costumes for Seussical one year and took over our basement … Continue reading

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Surprise in a can!

I’m always looking for a fun way to wrap a present.  Here’s what I’m up to lately: Take a can of vegetables or fruit or anything else with a pull-top lid.  Take the BOTTOM off of the can, wash it … Continue reading

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Altered Book #101

I found this little gem of a book at Half Price Books CHEAP!  I couldn’t resist the list of 101 Things Every Kid Should Do.  While paging through, I realized that we, as a family, had done most of the … Continue reading

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