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Just Because Crafts

This blog will feature my crafts, crafts from others, craft articles, tips, and more. So, grab a cup and enjoy!

Please don't be shy!! If you have a comment about any of my posts, please share. I would love to hear them.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

I am Taking a Break

I have started college and am taking a break from Etsy and blogging.  I will return ASAP !

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Fade to Black

My colloection of black items from Etsy Sellers--remember to click the links to see more and please leave a comment here so the Etsians know what you think about their items.

JustBecauseCrafts says:

here is mine

Little Black Neckwarmer

osakatokei says:

A black and white Cat with the Moon and stars!



KhaliNouveau says:

This is a lovely item that I made, hope you like it:

Silver Star, Gift Box


bonghivestiti says:

I listed this apron yesterday...


PennyPaperworks says:

Fun n Fab Mini Music Journals JUST $3.75 NOW!

From BEATLES to BOB BRUCE WILLIE to LADY GAGA n many many more! Something for everyone of all ages!
Take a quick peek!
AND I can do one for your with YOUR LOVE SONG on back for Vday!

justforkeeps says:

I have this wristlet


Friday, January 15, 2010

Purple Power!


bycinbyhand says:

                                                                   Purple leggings!?

BibbysRocket says:

You will love this dress, if you are still looking ;)

If not, enjoy this eye candy, anyway!


FoxesAndRobbers says:

here's a cute purple tag:


Allysin says:

• Purple Leopard Print Heart Pin:


sweetbriarfamily says:

Here's purple items from our family's shops:


HeirloomByNicole says:

Juicy Plum...Purple Earrings....


Thursday, January 14, 2010

Yea! I did it!

I will begin college on Tuesday!  I am going for a degree in small business management!  I am doing this because I want to someday soon open a crafts and gifts store.  I will need to know how to run a business to own a business.  I am so excited and my husband is so supportive.  I only have to go for 3 semesters because I went to this college before and they are using my credits from then towards this degree.  After I open my own business, I will have everything I have ever wanted.  I didn't think it would ever happen but, I guess when you have the support of a loving husband anything is possible.

More Purple Power

Remember to comment so the Etsians know what you think of their products!

DCStuff says:
Cool blog!! Here's my purples:


JoyfullySewnDesigns says:
Purple Patchwork and Ruffles Skirt - Girls Size 6-8


McKenneysKeepsakes says:

I have a couple of purple things. Let me know what you think.

                                                                        Purple Fairy:

KiraAnnDesigns says:

I just listed these purple note cards.


dwhitecreations says:
here's mine


serenasgifts says:

A shower of Amethyst necklace:


cari4jc1 says:

Here's some purple from me.
Mug Cozy:


Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Have you joined Kaboodle?

You really should check it out!  Here is a link to my  Blogazine at kaboodle.

Check out my Blogazine at Kaboodle

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Purple Power

Check out these awesome items!  Remember to click the links and leave a comment!

lterrill9 says:

Here is some lovely purple..


peanutbutterbandit says:

                      Julia wood doll pendant wearing lavender

DiamondSand says:

I have purple.... :)

                          String of Dyed Purple Jasper Beads

CityStyle says:

Here's my Plum Cozy Scarf:

sarilynne says:

I have a lot of purple! Take your pick! :)

Takuniquedesigns says:

A fun purple mosaic magnesite and amethyst necklace.

BedermannArt says:

How about a Dahlia Fine Art Print?

 CityStyle says:

How about a Lavender Field:

pulpsushi says:
How about this necklace?

                                          Night Bloom

More to Come! 

Monday, January 11, 2010

Purple Power

More pretty purples.  Remember to click the links!

myhobbyshop says:

This has a little bit of purple in it (one of my favorites!):

                                     Thanks for looking!

loverlea says:

hi :)

BrittaniAnessa says:

Here's my purple:

 chrisssmith22 says:

Here is some purple!!

TresBelleKnits says:

I've got purple!


whatzits says:

Purple! Purple! Burple!

BlueRoomGems says:

Hello JustBecauseCrafts! You have a lovely blog. Here are a couple purple listings for you!

FairyDC2008 says:

I got some purple too! 8)

More to come Later!   Remember to comment!

Friday, January 8, 2010

Purple Power

I am now featuring purple items from fellow Etsians.  To see more from any of these Etsians or to see more details on the featured items, just click on the links.

KhaliNouveau says:

     Song Birds Gift Box, I

NonpareilSoleil says:

I have a very popular dark purple scarf that you could feature! :)


EmeliaJane says:

Great blog!  Here is my purple!

                                                                    Take a peek! :)

JustBecauseCrafts says:

Here is mine.   Purple Pet Collar


Pretty In Pink

Final post for Pretty in Pink.  New color coming soon!

FancyFairieGirl says:



Blaynexox says:

My pink baby girl frame!


KhaliNouveau says:

                       Pastel birdies

PACountryCrafts says:

                                                           Pink Country Wood Hearts!


ThePoint says:


pink birdies


sweetharvey says:


Thanks to all the Etsians for participating in this feature! 

How to Make an Impression: Extraordinary Thank-You Notes
These days, sending any thank-you note will get you noticed, but sending this thank-you note may very well get you hired!

Photo: Jeff Rudell
Click link below picture to learn more!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Update and Question

I have added an online store to my website at .  Please check it out!
Will be adding more items soon.

My question is for those that have newsletter sign-up widgets on your blogs or website.  Where do you get them.   I want people to be able to sign up for my newsletters.

I've been thinking........

As you know, I sell  my handmade items on Etsy.  I am contemplating using another online craft venue.  I am also thinking of doing my own website. 

The reason for all of this is because I am not selling on Etsy.  Everyone tells me to be patient but I am not a patient person.  Anyhow, I will post here (with links)  as soon as I decide what I am doing.

Meanwhile, I have applied to college For Small Business Management. If I am accepted, I will be starting in the spring. My goal is to learn how to run a business and then open a brick and mortar store.  I am thinking of having 3 or 4 other vendors with an area in the store to display and sell their items.  I will probablly need a business grant to get started because, I want to own the building I will be doing business from. 

Well, stay tuned..........................

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Kelly Green Scarf

Click on link to see more details abut this scarf.

Pretty In Pink

More pinks!  Be sure to click on links to see more!  Leave comments so the artists know what you think!


Pink butterflies:

Zosterops says:


              Pink Rose Romance Ring:

sarafruitbat says:

Yay for pink!


TresJoliePaperie says:

           This is perfect for the pink lover:


Pink Jade Breast Cancer Awareness Bracelet

DaphneCharmain says:   Thanks for this thread!!!

                                                   Lace Tanga Panty with Ribbon Trim

sapti says:

My pink one