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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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My latest how-to for PBS Parents. Love how these toilet roll daffodils turned out!
Brighten up any day with your own bouquet of recycled toilet roll daffodils.
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Sharing my own story in this week's episode of The Maker View #podcast  
In this week's episode of The Maker View I'm sharing my own story of being a creative.
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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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Updating thrifted finds with a little paint doesn't have to be hard.
Have a ho-hum thrift store find? Put some paint on it!
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Need a last-minute teacher or classmate card for your Valentine's Day celebrations? This one's a breeze to make!
Make your own 3D heart pop up cards for all of your friends and loved ones this Valentine's Day.
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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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San Antonio Makerspace
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We provide space for kids to make cool stuff.

Garnet Hill
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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

Fast Company
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Creative | Progressive | Innovative

Craft Snob
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Pretty crafts for pretty crafters.

Wendolonia .
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Bentos, crafts, motherhood and more!

Maker subculture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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The rise of the maker subculture is closely associated with the rise of hackerspaces, of which there are now over 100 in the United States,

20 Simple Ways to Brighten Someone’s Day
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Easy ideas for parents and kids! 20 Ways to Brighten Someone's Day. I love the concept of simple kindness. It doesn't take much to brighten

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Teavana
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A Heaven of Tea

C.R.A.F.T.
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Creating Really Awesome Free Things

enpundit
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For the creative type.

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The World’s First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures in Real ...
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Forget those pesky 3D printers that require software and the knowledge of 3D modeling and behold the 3Doodler, the world's first pen that dr

Top 10 Etsy Shops - Top ten handmade sellers on Etsy
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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!

Simply Measured
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Easy Social Media Analytics & Awesome Reports in Excel

Maker Mama | Crafter. Thrifter. Green-Living Lover.
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Happy Friday everyone! We've made it through another week (hopefully it was a good one for everyone). Since I'm such a Vine lover now, I tho

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