Classic Amy Joanne

All Things Art & Home

If you haven’t heard of ‘Jerry’s Snack Mix‘ you can read a little bit about it (here). At home we simply call it ‘Jerry Mix‘ ~ it is a combination of pretzels, crackers, snacks, sweet treats and such. Jerry (my hubby), after 30 years of taking baggies of pretzels to work for lunch….said ‘I’m bored …

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As we head into the New Year…. and just like every other ‘new’ year ~ I feel the need to refresh, renew, and begin again (alongside of organizing, cleaning, and planning) and hoping this year I can say…. ‘I really got it right this time‘ The optimist in me, ‘the dreamer‘, says “Yes, this year …

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So this post really isn’t about Candy Cane Cakes ~ although it has me thinking of creating a Baby Bundt Box Painting with an actual Candy Cane Cake Recipe….ideas, ideas. This post is all about our newest Candle addition to the ‘Classic Amy Joanne’ Candle Collection ~ ‘Candy Cane Cake‘ ~ along with a coordinated …

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Maker’s Gonna Make What do Creatives do with down-time? Why they get creative! Since my living is my hobby and my hobby is my living the lines between each are always blurred ~ and it’s all good. Twice a month my friend Tracy and I get together ~ we’re not your typical set of friends …

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Our ‘Door Knob Gift‘ projects (read about here) have been a fun way to enjoy giving a sweet little surprise gift ~ whether it be for someone known or unknown ….simply something from your heart to theirs. It has been especially fun to coordinate the ‘content’ and the ‘container’ for each person gifted…handmade and personalized …

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Most of my life it has been about the ‘presentation’ ~ whether it is presenting a gift, the view from the front door, to the food we serve, the home we keep and even the table setting on Christmas Day. Don’t get me wrong…..’the presentation’ is just giving my best ~ not to be perfect …

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While searching for candle holders for our growing Candle Business (purchase candles here) ~ this ceramic jar was a perfect find ~ similar to a vintage marmalade jar (shown below), it has the same classic style. Not to mention it fit into the aesthetic of our Classic Candles. This jar can also be up-cycled and …

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‘Heaven and Nature Ring’ ~ creating a wreath, a candle ring, a fun new pattern gift tag, introducing a new candle, and we’re even feeding the birds ~ let’s get busy! Nature has a beautiful way of creating all kinds of goodies for us to play with in the garden ~ as Creatives. Around our …

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