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Crochet a Dragonfly Blanket! Easy DIY Embroidered Pillow! Learn Relief Quilting! How to Prepare and Use a Bullet Journal! Make a Simple Hot/Cold Pack! Piece a State Quilt! DIY Cookie Basket! Sew Mary Jane Baby Shoes! Knit a Pullover Lace Sweater! Make a Cape/Scarf for Fall! Garden with Rocks! Whip Up a Needlework or Handwork Pillow! How to Make a Relief Print! Create a Phoebe Bag! How to Iron a Shirt! Learn Beginning Embroidery Stitches! Up-cycle Denim for a Journal Cover! Craft a Leather Arrow Quiver! PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or creativity?  This piece is by Florine Stettheimer, and is called “Picnic at Bedford Hills.” Done in 1918, it is oil on canvas.  You can see it at the PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski, August 20, 2015

Today, I hosted Facebook LIVE alone.  If you missed the video, here it is.   Please feel free to leave a question or comment.  All are answered.  xooxm P.S.  Watch for a full new blog this week (and more eBay auctions!)    Here are the links to the subjects  I spoke about . . .  PENS […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski and Mr. Electric, August 13, 2016

  CLICK HERE FOR A REPLAY OF TODAY’S FACEBOOK LIVE!     As promised, here are links and photos of s0me of the things we talked about today  … Click on the icon to get to the Pickle Road Studios store to order the thread holder or the hand needle pack:   Aurifil Invisible Nylon […]

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You will love the FREE Scottie Toss Quilt Pattern! Shibori this Summer! The Great Dime Challenge! Sew a Zippered Card Pouch! ‘Mr & Mrs’ Ballard Design Hack! Queen of Hearts Cross Stitch! Make an Easy Magnetic Pin Holder! Knit an Ultimate Palette Blanket! Chug a Hurricane Cocktail! Craft a Delicate Floral Bib Necklace! Redesign a Kitchen Hand Towel! Whip Up a Scrappy Color-Block Mug Rug! Amazing BoHo Boots to buy! Blue Bird Embroidery Pattern! Microgreens You Can Grow Inside! How to Paint a Pineapple! Crochet a Log Cabin Throw! DIY Log Cabin Quilt Block! How to Give Yourself a Daisy Manicure! Make an Easy Wet Felted Coin Purse! Piece a Modern Maple Leaf Table Runner! The Correct Way to Wash Your Hands! 4 Weeks of Mark & Mr. Electric Facebook LIVE Videos! What’s New on Pickle Road Studios eBay (New Listings Today)PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or creativity?  This piece, The Double, is by artis, Jared French (1905-1987)     YOKE DU YOUR The party’s host paid her guest a great compliment. “You are one good-looking man,” she said. […]

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Sew an Easy Ironing Board Cover! How to Ice Dye this Summer! DIY Pressed Flower Jewelry! Ode to Dads! Bead Artist, Olga Orlova! Free Spool of Thread Screen Saver! Knit a Papagena Scarf! DIY Twig Terrarium! Piece an Amazing Tea Party Quilt (you won’t believe the border)! Easy DIY Cat Toed Shoes! Create a Doughnut-Themed Caftan! Embroider a Sashiko Sekka Bunny Sachet! Make a No-Sew Beach Cover Up! Sculpt and Color a Mandala Magnet! DIY Embroidered Canvas Shoes! How to Make a Sock Doll! Crochet an Amimono Kimono Jacket! Sew a Modern Granny Square Quilted Pillow Cover! PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

  The bells have stopped But the flowers are still ringing Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 | Stanley Almodovar III, 23 | Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 | Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 | Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 | Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 | Luis S. Vielma, 22 |Kimberly Morris, 37 |Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 | Darryl Roman […]

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Create a Quilted Summer Table Runner! Crochet a Summer Shawl, Piece a Stepping Stones Quilt! Craft Lawn Dice! Sew a Screen Beach Bag! Sun Dye Fabric without Special Sun Dye Paints! Make Lotion Bars with Drawstring Bags! Needle-Felt a Robin! Knit a Summer Sweater! Cross Stitch a 4th of July Design! Craft Outdoor Bug Protectors for your Drinks! Up-cycle an Old Tire into a Charming Planter!

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or creativity? This piece is by acclaimed Chinese-American artist, Hong Nian Zhang.   YOKE DU YOUR An older man walks into a bar wearing a stovepipe hat, a waistcoat and […]

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Sew a Car Diddy Bag! Punch Needle a Summer Sunflower! Make some Pocketed Picnic Mini Mats! Piece a 4-Patch Charm Quilt! Crochet a Fabulous Market Bag! Fashion a Starburst Bracelet! DIY Reversible Pillowcases! Up-Cycle Simple Flip Flops! Weave a Summer Flower Crown! Sew a Plant “Koosie”! Cross Stitch a Colorful Neighborhood!Make a few Fabric Gift Pouches! PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

  YOKE DU YOUR A man wakes up at home with a huge hangover. He forces himself to open his eyes, and the first thing he sees is a couple of aspirins and a glass of water on the side table. He sits down and sees his clothing in front of him, all clean and […]

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Catching Up! New Stuff! Make Amazing Soldered Charms! Pop Up Flower Cards! Capture Faries in a Jar! DIY Pressed Flower Phone Case! Sew a Rope Rug! Pittsburgh Fabric! Put Together a Pope Rope Boat Tote! Make Some Pillows! Sew Cloud Oven Mitts! Piece a Rainbow Quilt! Knit a Spring Tote! Create a DIY Sewing Organizer! Craft Button Stepping Stones! How to ‘Moss’ Your Garden! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or creativity?  This is called, MAY DAY CELEBRATION, by an unknown artist.  Why not take out your paints, markers, fabric or whatever and try a small creative piece on May?  […]

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Create a Felt Bag! Sew a Quilted Lanyard! Piece a ‘Just a Small Slice’ Quilt! DIY Ecuador Necklaces! How to Arrange Tulips! Pinwheel Crochet Afghan Pattern! Whip up a Colorful Bursting Buds Table Runner! Make Primitive Fabric Balls! Starting Your Summer Garden! Make a Shamrock Brooch! Learn Eco Dyeing! How to Bead on a Loom! Knit then Knot a Stunning Necklace! Crochet a Bunny Basket! Arrange Mini Easter Bouquets! Sew a Chicken Pincushions! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or creativity?  This is by artist, John Sonsini, who pays Latino day workers an hourly wage to sit for a portrait. YOKE DU YOUR Recently a routine police patrol parked outside […]

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Create a Beautiful Embroidered Necklace! Piece a Colorful Jelly Roll Quilt! Wait Until You See the DIY Hanging Chair! Planning Your Summer Garden NOW!Arrange a Spring Tulip Wreath! Make Pot Brownies (I snagged a recipe)! Rococo Fashion! Seed Stitch a Nautical Washcloth! Crochet a Modern Wonky Granny Square Afghan!HowzAbout a Winter Blue Cocktail with Dinner! Create Live Floral Pins for your Besties! DYI Your 1-of-a-Kind Ceramic Buttons! Whip up a DIY Remote Holder! Cross Stitch a Primitive Heart-Shaped Sampler! Ryan Reynolds, Anyone? PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

ARTspiration Mid Century Modern Art Abstract Wall Sculpture Painting, $485.00 (buy it by clicking here) YOKE DU YOUR An old man went to the Doctor complaining that his wife could barely hear. The Doctor suggested a test to find out the extent of the problem. “Stand far behind her and ask her a question, and […]

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