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New Commenting Feature

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Thank you wordpress! Readers can now leave their thoughts (below) using their facebook, twitter, or wordpress logins! Leave a comment, say hello! Hooray!

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love yourself and love your business

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[caption id="attachment_1220" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Cake Toppers by LBC Paper - lbcpaper.etsy.com"][/caption] Have you heard of Oh My?! If you haven't, your world is about to change. For me, it did. They are a community of creative entrepreneurs who are united by their (and my) love of handmade goodness and supporting small (and local) business. They do twitter chats and workshops and do their very best to inspire! As a weekly subscriber to oh my handmade; I was particularly moved by a post written by Isa Maria, titled "4 ways to put more heart into your business". Click here to read...

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Whoops!

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It appears as though I forgot about my very own #WednesdayTreasury! I'll make one tonight and the theme will be "Rememberance" - giving thanks to those who have fought for the lives we live today. Check back soon! Until then; check out my previous treasuries.

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Shadows Give Contrast

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Visually speaking, a shadow can do a lot for juxtaposition. The contrast between the light and dark can really make your image pop. On the home page, I recently updated the images in my slider. They were alright before, but now they shine. I would like to attribute my beginner skills using photoshop to the completion of those images. I have been reading and watching tutorials; but one cannot truly learn without directly applying the skills to real life situations. Check out this totally radical signature I made while I was dabbling today too.  

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Bug Spray

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I have been working relentlessly for the past week to get this site up and going as soon as possible. I have been clicking, double clicking, HTMLing and learning CSS. By the way, CSS is crazy difficult for a beginner. I have been searching for broken links updating headers and cropping images like it's going out of style. Previously, I had designed and uploaded my website (v1.0) using iWeb it was pretty good, for a beginner like myself. I was able to input my FTP information, drag and drop images, set colors with ease and embed html code that looked...

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