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    Meet Minnesota Makers at the Lowertown Pop

    If you’re looking for some fun shopping this weekend, mark your calendar for the Lowertown Pop. It’s one day only: Saturday April 9th, 2016 from 10 AM – 4 PM held at the historic Union Depot in St. Paul. Lowertown Pop is a Minnesota maker market featuring more than 50 local artisans and craftspeople – brewers, bakers, distillers, artists, musicians and more. For planner and stationery junkies like me, be sure to check out cards from Muddy Mouth Cards and Bruno Press, and Scrappy Products for cute pencil cases like the one below. The little shot glass is from Blue Henn. I think the Minnesota graphic is really cute! I attended the preview event for…

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    The Minnesota State Fair Starts Today!

    Hello Friends! The Minnesota State Fair starts today! (Whoop whoop – Thumbs up for Fair food). If you’re heading out to the Fair and love handmade cards and scrapbooking, be sure to take a peek inside the Creative Arts building on Cooper street next to the Snelling avenue entrance. There are all sorts of beautiful and artistic items made by local crafty folks.  The variety of styles and mediums is so fun to see.  This is the 12×12 “Vacation” category page I am showing this year: I took these photos on a trip to Costa Rica.  There really were “Iguanas Everywhere” – in every size, shape and color! Where is…