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She cuts out circles – and you won’t believe what she makes!

In school I was not a fan of geometry. You could have said I was angry at numbers! In fact, my senior year in High School, I took Algebra II. That was 3 years after I took algebra I. You can just imagine how much information I retained in three years. Nill, nadda, none! I… 

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Friendly Plastic – Easy Metallic Finishes

Friendly Plastic – My secret to easy metallic finishes I’ve been spending late nights in the studio giving myself some creative “play time” and of course that includes working with Friendly Plastic.  There are several ways to color the pellets.  Among my favorite is using embossing powders because the effects are wonderful and the mess… 

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Looking at 2015 through rose colored glasses

We all need a pair of rose colored glasses these days to view the world how we would love to envision it in our own mind.  Quiet, stress free, peaceful.  I’m always optimistic when I ring in another new year, that this is going to be the year of change…like …well…weight loss…yes, I jump back… 

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CYBER-MONDAY

Cyber Monday Sale – Exclusive Offer Don’t LOOK!

Cyber Monday Sale – Exclusive Website Only Offer I’ve never done this before, but I’m doing it now! Today through Wednesday, buy two and get one FREE! Your choice, custom made to fit. (visit my etsy shop)   But, alas! There’s more! Take advantage of this offer today, I will personalize your cuff on inside with… 

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Custom Leather Bracelet Cuffs – Special 2 for $40

Custom made leather bracelets by Linda Peterson for Janie Lane Designs   If there’s one place I love to be it’s late night in my studio creating new jewelry designs to share with everyone.   I discovered a love and fascination for leather and incorporating it into my mixed media jewelry designs when I created the… 

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November Product Reviews – Innoo

Happy November Y’all! Fall is in full swing at my house, leaves everywhere on the ground and the cool crisp autumn air greets me every morning as I head to my studio. I’m excited to have become part of a product review team for Innoo products. Today I would like to share my thoughts on… 

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Leather Jewelry Book Release – #1 on Amazon in Leathercrafting

Leather Jewelry Book Release Pretty stinkin’ excited here today! Every once in a while I check Amazon to see how my books are doing over there. This month, I’m proud to announce the release of my latest title Leather Jewelry.  You can just imagine how blessed and elated I am to have this as the… 

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Friendly Plastic – How to Make Faux Turquoise

Friendly Plastic – How to Make Faux Turquoise I shared a meme on my facebook page recently that said, “When one door closes, open it up and walk through it – because that’s what door’s do!” That’s right, doors open, and they close.  What does all this have to do with Friendly Plastic? Well, the… 

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African Safari – What the media doesn’t tell you

As I’m writing this post, words really alude me, I don’t know where to begin really because so many emotions and thoughts are going through my mind at the moment.  I’ve been home a few days now from our most recent trip to the Limpopo province of South Africa.  We were about 30 minutes from… 

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UPCYCLE – RECYCLE

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DIY Shabby Chic Decor –  Memory Frame with Proxxon Power Tools This is the time of year when I love to be creating and decorating our home. I am always working on some sort of DIY shabby chic decor project. I’ve just finished a month long DIG in my shop, so much of a dig… 

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Ah yes! My favorite sport – To Upcycle and Recycle! The huntress in me seeks not that of animal this time, no I’m on the hunt for the buried treasure. The kind you will travel to the distant ends of the earth in search of and wonder how you will ever get it back home…. 

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