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Sewing Mends The Soul

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Sewing Mends The Soul

Ever since Elaine Creations Co. started, I have always been looking to expand my crafting skills so naturally, I gravitated towards sewing. It honestly is much harder than it looks! Besides my love of crafting, I also have a hobby of thrift shopping. I have been very lucky over the years finding some crafting supplies thrifting, but overall the best purchase I have made was at a local Re-Uzit Store where I found my Rocketeer Singer sewing machine dating back to the 1960s. I paid about $20 for it and got it professionally serviced to make sure everything was in...

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The best part about being a maker: new friendships and new creations

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The best part about being a maker: new friendships and new creations

The past few weeks have been so crazy! So much is going on with new collaborations, new friendships, and as always, new creations! I have had the utmost pleasure meeting and working with Earth's Energy to bring you all an amazing collection of precious stone jewelry. Last Saturday we officially launched the first pieces of the collection and it has been a whirlwind! Let me give you a little back story on how this all came to be... I officially met Tara from Earth's Energy at a vendor fair of all places! She actually works with my fiancé so I...

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Natural Textures | Elaine Creations Co. Macramé

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Natural Textures | Elaine Creations Co. Macramé

For the last year or two, the 70s macramé décor trend has been more alive than ever before! This beautiful art and décor trend isn't reserved just for all the flower children. Many people with minimalistic and modern tastes have been slowly adding these pieces within their home. I have always been fascinated by these pieces because of how intricate each knot is. I never thought that what started out as making friendship bracelets for me and my friends would slowly over the years turn into creating gorgeous pieces for wall art and even useful pieces like plant hangers. What...

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New Boho Earrings Are Stealing The Show!

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New Boho Earrings Are Stealing The Show!

Keeping up with the ever changing styles and trends can be exhausting. One thing that will never go out of style (at least in my book) is everything macramé related. I have such a deep love for all the natural fibers and knotting techniques, I knew I had to experiment with creations that my customers can use in their everyday lives. Therefore our macramé collection was created! Our designs are minimalistic and classic. I have been experimenting with not only natural fibers, but also semi precious stones. The more natural, the better!  If you have any special requests with stones...

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Meet Your Local Artisan: Gretchen Elaine

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Meet Your Local Artisan: Gretchen Elaine
Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out our website and weekly blog! I wanted to do a little intro for those of your shopping and interested in meeting who is creating all of these beautiful creations!

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