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Get Some Dim Sum To Cover Your Important Desktop Documents

Spin Ceramics almost seems to go out of its way to make the most stunning household decor. Each of these teeny dumplings represents different versions of the famous Chinese treat. 36 more words

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Sunday Evening Art Gallery -- Paperweights

From the moment paper was invented, there was a need for paperweights.

Many objects were used to weigh flyaway papers down.

Obviously, rocks, bricks, and tree branches didn’t work. 153 more words

DIY : rockin' paperweights

Going on hikes and walks always leaves me feeling inspired and while usually I come home with a head full of ideas, a few hikes back a handful of rocks came home as well. 155 more words

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St. Michael's Hospital Paperweight

Paperweights were a very popular method to get your image and/or message out in the late 19th,early 20th century. The paperweight shown here depicts St. Michael’s Hospital which was founded by the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor in 1867.  54 more words

City Of Newark NJ History

Paperweights

I’ve got two finished quilts to share today.  One that is mine, one that is my Mom’s.  The pattern is called “Paperweights”.   Both were made during the pattern testing process for my “Angles With Ease 2” book.  313 more words

Quilting

Angles With Ease 2 - Part 1

Market preparations are in high gear, with all the usual craziness – even though I started way earlier than I typically do.  I actually have proof of how early I started – two of my photos in the new book were shot last fall (see fall photos below).  1,291 more words

Quilting

Brief History : Paperweights

Fine glass paperweights are widely produced, collected, and appreciated as works of art and are often exhibited in museums. They are made entirely of glass by sole artisans, or factories, usually in limited editions. 393 more words

Brief History