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Trista

“The ornament of the house is the guests who frequent it.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

I can’t thank you enough for coming to my site. I’ve been blogging about crafting and tried and true recipes for a long time, and it warms my heart to know you’re here. Consider yourself truly an ornament of my world. I hope the pages offer you laughter, learning, and friendship. Stay awhile and come back often!

– Trista Perot
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Easy to Make Gift Card Idea

Easy to Make Gift Card Idea

Here’s the situation: the teenager had a gift exchange at high school and she wanted to keep it simple with a Starby’s gift card and some Sour Patch Kids. (Yawn) But unfortunately for her, she’s my kid, and we can’t roll with straight up boring gifts. We did get the...

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Smart and Crafty Craft Storage Ideas

Smart and Crafty Craft Storage Ideas

This post is co-written by my talented, artistic friend and architect, Laura Davis, Vice President and Principal of hpd architecture + interiors.  As dedicated crafters, we know how important it is to have a designated space for all my creative supplies. Let's face...

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Top Handmade Gift Ideas 2023

Top Handmade Gift Ideas 2023

I’ve always considered that handcrafted gifts carry more meaning than store bought ones, especially when they are customized to the recipient’s taste. In this era of fast fashion and cheap imports, handmade gifts allow me the opportunity to personalize the gift with...

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Easy to Make Gift Card Idea

Easy to Make Gift Card Idea

Here’s the situation: the teenager had a gift exchange at high school and she wanted to keep it simple with a Starby’s gift card and some Sour Patch Kids. (Yawn) But unfortunately for her, she’s my kid, and we can’t roll with straight up boring gifts. We did get the...

read more
Smart and Crafty Craft Storage Ideas

Smart and Crafty Craft Storage Ideas

This post is co-written by my talented, artistic friend and architect, Laura Davis, Vice President and Principal of hpd architecture + interiors.  As dedicated crafters, we know how important it is to have a designated space for all my creative supplies. Let's face...

read more
Top Handmade Gift Ideas 2023

Top Handmade Gift Ideas 2023

I’ve always considered that handcrafted gifts carry more meaning than store bought ones, especially when they are customized to the recipient’s taste. In this era of fast fashion and cheap imports, handmade gifts allow me the opportunity to personalize the gift with...

read more