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Quote of the Day 1-18-13

STRENGTH doesn't come from what you can do. It comes from OVERCOMING the things you COULDN'T -Rikki Roger... » Read More

Faded Leaves is going in a new direction

Faded Leaves is going in a new direction. See this blog post HERE to find out all the exciting changes coming your way!!... » Read More

Autism Awareness Feature of Faded Leaves

I am so excited to be featured in a blog because of my Autism Awareness pieces! I enjoy making them for others to wear and show their support of Autism Awareness and being featured is such a great honor for me. You can check out the feature on www.julieclarkart.com. A BIG thank you to Julie for this opportunity.... » Read More

Quote of the Day 12/23/12

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How to make salt dough penguin christmas ornaments

For Christmas this year i made these adorable penguin Christmas ornaments using my daughter's foot as a template. They are easy and fun to do with kids of all ages. Items needed:heavy cardboardscissorssharp knifemixing bowl2 cups flour1/2 cup salt3/4 cup waterrolling pinstrawacrylic paint in black and orangeribbonpaintbrushesovencookie sheetFirst, trace your child's foot onto heavy cardboard. Cut out the footprint to use as a template. Second, mix the dough. Mix 2 cups of flour, 1/2 cup of salt, and 3/4 cup of water until a soft dough forms. Roll out like pie dough, keeping it about 3/4" thick. Third, using your template, lay it on top of the doug... » Read More

Inspirational quote of the day 12/17/12

Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward. - Amar Gopal Bose... » Read More

Quote of the Day

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. -Helen Keller... » Read More

New Items in my Shop

New Items from Faded Leaves Curated By: FadedLeaves ArtFire.com Jewelry Supplies ... » Read More

Inspirational Quote of the Day 1/10/11

I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. -Michael Jordan ... » Read More

Inspirational Quote of the Day 1/11/11

There is always a light at the end of the tunnel. ~Unknown ... » Read More

Black Swan Movie Inspired Piece

I've been seeing these ads all over for the new movie "Black Swan." It seems like a rather dark movie about a ballerina. Watching the ads, seeing the trailers, movie posters, I was inspired. The main character intrigued me. After seeing these several times, this idea for a necklace came into my head and wouldnt leave, unless I gave it life. I went on a hunt for all the necessary pieces and worked feverishly for a few hours working out the kinks to get the necklace to be as perfect in real life as it was in my head. What was formed in real life was even better than what was in my head! An abstract necklace. Black onyx and pink rose quartz... » Read More

Inspirational Quote 1/12/11

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement. Brian Tracy, ... » Read More

Black Friday Sale

My black friday sale is ongoing until Monday November 26th! Use coupon code BF2012 to receive 20% off your order total!!You wont find any better deal than that for the rest of this year. ... » Read More