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Shelley McElhiney
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The New York Botanical Garden has made a colorful, vivid re-creation of the legendary artist’s Mexico City garden. It perfectly echoes her passionate, vibrant life.
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Good Eats in Tacoma :-)
So, if you thought of Tacoma at all before, you probably just thought of it as that city south of Seattle or north of Olympia, not really a destination, no art, no sights, no places to hang out & enjoy a delicious meal, among interesting people or in an int...
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At a party about 15 years ago, Jeff Bridges found himself seated between spiritual leaders Bernie Glassman and Ram Dass, which led to an unexpected conversation about the parallels between The Dude, Bridges' iconic character in "The Big Lebowski...
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Check out this week's Spoonflower giveaway-- a chance to win three yards of Eco Canvas!
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Army Jacket, Green Jacket, Spring Style, Spring Must-Have, Ways To Wear, Street Style, Bloggers, Blogger Style, Fashion Me Now, Polienne, Collage Vintage, Candela Novembre, Miranda Kerr, Model Style, Model Off Duty, Natalie Off Duty, Victoria Beckham, Sigrid Agren, Sincerely Jules, Olivia Palermo
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I've been having fun making these little ATC's! This one is for a 'The Elements: Fire' challenge on Swap-Bot. Embroidery, tissue paper, metallic pen & colored pencil on card stock...
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Newest piece, currently displayed in the Stunningly Strange Gallery, Seattle, WA. It's all about the music... Hand stitched (hand spun thread) photos (from an old postcard) on vintage frame, copper wire
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Cute & simple
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Washington state
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Arizona, California, Germany, Ohio, Washington, Illinois
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Introduction
Hi, I'm SAM or samsstuff. I love making things from objects that have lost their original purpose, giving them a new purpose & story to tell. I also love photography art, music, film, writing & um...chocolate milk? I have 2 shops on Etsy: samsstuff, with eco friendly handmade & vintage jewelry, accessories & clothing & shellseye, with photography & fun little embroideries. I can also be found on Flickr & Twitter, as samsstuff & ArtFire, as samsstuff. 
Bragging rights
I have an associates in arts & sciences, enough college credits (business, drama production, computer science, arts & photography) to make a masters, if not grad school degree
Work
Occupation
I sell handmade & vintage jewelry, accessories & clothing in samsstuff Etsy; photography, household items & funny little embroideries in shellseye Etsy. I also currently work in a grocery story. I am a former supervisor of merchadising, cafe, office & multi media for a well know retail company & have over 15 years retail experience. Counting my years as a cafe supervisor, in charge of my own department, I also have over 15 years food service experience.
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Business Management, Merchandising, Display, Inventory, Office Management, Cafe Management, Team Building, Product Ordering, Photography, Art Design, Product Design, Fabric Design
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Female