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Amy Johnson
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Attended University of Texas at San Antonio
Lives in San Antonio, TX
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Another way to use one of my favorite thrift store craft supplies!
During denim scraps into a colorful recycled denim garland.
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Because I can't go to the thrift store without bringing home a good basket!
Turn a thrifted basket into a simple succulent planter.
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The Maker Mama pop up shop is finally here! 
So today's the day! I've been busy as a bee getting things ready and today the Maker Mama shop is stocked and open. I have to admit that I've been pretty nervous about putting my work out there. When people hear that I'm a crafter they always ask what I sell, and up until now the answer has ...
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Don't throw out those mint tins!
Turn an old mint tin into a portable chalkboard with a little bit of paint.
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Looking to open your own brick and mortar shop? Hear what Tarica Navarro of Kettle and Brine says are the three things you must consider in the latest episode of The Maker View! #podcast   #maker  
Tarica Navarro talks about how her background as an interior designer influenced the creation of her brick and mortar shop, Kettle & Brine, a modern home provisions store based out of Austin, Texas.
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My collection of thrifted board games! Sponsored by +goodwillsanantonio  
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The latest episode of The Maker View is ready to inspire you!
Co-founder Sam Newman of Wrong Side talks about running his eco-friendly business while working full-time and raising a family.
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The latest episode of The Maker View with the beautiful Ana Manzano of Ana Apple.
Listen to Episode 14 of The Maker View in iTunes. This week's episode of The Maker View features Ana Manzano, the creative behind the sustainable children's clothing brand, Ana Apple. Ana and I met back several years ago at Craftcation, and her positive energy was nothing less than contagious.
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A lovely thrifty project for Valentine's Day!
Turn a thrifted tin into the perfect box of chocolates for your Valentine.
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So excited to be a part of Jenelle's blog tour for her new book The Upcycled T-Shirt! Click through to listen to her interview and enter to win a chance to score a copy of the book! 
An interview with business owner Jenelle Montilone on creating a sustainable business and her new book, The Upcycled T-Shirt.
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Amy I can't thank you enough for all of the support you've shown me & the journey to publishing this book! I'm excited to see what lay ahead for you & your creative reuse endevours as well! It was truly a pleasure joining you for a morning chat. 
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My favorite ways to practice self-care with Caro Home #spon  
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In this episode of The Maker View #podast  I talk Andrea Folsom of +Crafting Connections about her print and digital magazine, working with a business partner, and fostering a creative community.
Writer and maker Andrea Folsom talks about co-founding the print and digital magazine Crafting Connections, what it's like working with a business partner, fostering a creative communinity, and exploring why making matters.
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Original designs in clothing and home decor

Recycled Crafts for Kids: DIY Key Wind Chime
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Green craft idea for kids - how to make a colorful wind chime using recycled keys

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Pretty crafts for pretty crafters.

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Today I wanted to share with you the current top 10 Etsy shops. These ten shops each have had a minimum of 35,000 sales!

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Easy Social Media Analytics & Awesome Reports in Excel

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