Want to make something cute and furry that’s quick and easy? And cheap? These mini-notebooks with furry monsters are made from materials found at the Dollar Tree and they go together quick and simple. These are perfect for carrying around and jotting down plans for World Domination. (you know you want to) Tools and supplies […]
I’ve been working on videos for weeks. I posted my very first craft tutorial on youtube tonight. Hooray! I’m excited and relieved to finally cross that first hurdle. I went with an easy-to-make project: paper wrapped candies for Valentines Day. It’s a super easy and quick craft, so why did that dang video take so […]
It was bound to happen. When I started crafting again in late 2018, I thought I would do a few craft shows to keep me busy. The maker bug bit me hard (again) and I loved making the dolls and candy and other gift items that did pretty well at the holiday craft fairs. But […]
What crafts are trending in 2019? Here’s what I saw at the latest Craft Industry Trade Show.
Ten years ago when I joined the handmade world, I learned about a trade show for the craft industry where professional crafters would gather for workshops and new product launches. The dreamer in me wanted to attend events like that but the expense was too high, and my endeavors were too new. A lot has […]
The shop will be temporarily closed while I travel for the holidays. I’ll return on January 2nd to reopen the store and begin working on new dolls for 2019. Happy Holidays!
new handmade dolls in the Ballyhoo Creations shop – lots of white linen this week
Here’s a sneak peek at the newbies … There has been a lot of behind-the-scenes work in the past two weeks – including the design of this website. But I’ve still found time to make a few new dolls. They will be available in the shop before Thanksgiving – only a few days away.
Come and see me while I vend my handmade goods at the Jingle Jam in Piedmont. Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 9 AM to 3 PM Piedmont Intermediate School 977 Washington Ave W Piedmont, Oklahoma 73078 Linky to their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/481746372298848/
I’ll be vending at the New Hope UMC Craft Fair on November 3rd. They’re located at 11600 N. Council Rd. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73162 A few pics of items I’m bringing: A portion of my table A dozen handmade dolls with faces embroidered from my own designs.