Welcome!Made in Brooklyn is my place to document my creative journey, from bread to babies, cards to cakes. You are welcome to come and join me for a while.
- I stopped teaching Kindergarten in 2005 to become the mom of two crazy boys here in Brooklyn. At first I thought being a stay at home mom meant that I needed to pour all my time and energy directly into my sons, but I realized somewhere along the way that being a rockstar mom meant not only taking good care of my boys, but also taking good care of myself. And taking good care of myself means pursuing something creative...just about everyday. I started Made In Brooklyn to motivate myself in my creative goals as well as share my work with others and perhaps inspire them in their own creative journeys.
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Category Archives: card making
1. Isaac has a deep deep love for the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. It’s been pretty serious for about a year now. He also has Chicka, Chicka 123, AND Chicka, Chicka ABC and he likes to rewrite each of … Continue reading
I have been tinkering more and more with photoshop lately. I took a photoshop class a few years ago…and although I didn’t think I got much from it at the time (I left the class still scared of photoshop!), I … Continue reading
This year I only made a handful of valentines. But I also made a handful of matching envelopes. :) With patterned paper, I first made several envelopes using an envelope template that I got from Stampin’ Up years ago. And … Continue reading
Another round of thank you notes have been made and sent. I made mine out of some supplies that I had around, plus some new things I got for Christmas. I’m really happy with how they came out. I love … Continue reading
I’ve decided to try it again….to press my luck…to see if I can get Andrew’s classmates together again for a party…but this time a Christmas party! His birthday party was such a great success that I want to give it … Continue reading
These are the thank you notes I made to send to folks who sent birthday gifts my way. On the front is a butterfly sticker and some washi tape. And on the back is a small envelope attached with a … Continue reading
- It certainly doesn’t feel like Halloween. It feels like we are stuck in a time warp. The kids are still home and the trains are still down. – But…it IS Halloween, so we are going to make the spookiest … Continue reading
This might be right up there as one of my silliest yearly traditions. I don’t really know anyone else that sends Halloween greetings…but I really can’t help myself. I just love it. Yesterday after some errands and house cleaning, I … Continue reading
Today is Isaac’s last day of school! He’s been with this class since last July and he grew tremendously. In the fall he’s moving up to a bigger class with more verbal kids and we can’t wait to see how … Continue reading