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Cinco de Mayo Salsa

Fresh Garden Salsa Recipe by Benjamin Hummel for Something to Cherish

As promised in today’s earlier post called Washi Tape Garden Plant Markers, my husband Benjamin Hummel is here to share his family-famous salsa. We are going to call Benjamin’s salsa “Cinco de Mayo Salsa,” but honestly it is a wonderful treat all year round. Ben’s Cinco De Mayo Salsa Story and Recipe from the Kitchen of Benjamin Hummel In…

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Washi Tape Garden Plant Markers

Washi Tape Garden Plant Markers - DIY

Happy May. Specifically, Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today’s our first Monday, monthy CHA Designer Blog Hop (see the banner to the right to keep hopping). The theme is “How does your garden grow?” My response…well, my seedlings got off to a late start so they are still sprouting up and growing roots. I’m just at…

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Banner of Hope: You are a blessing.

A simple message of hope created for everyone who sees this banner “You are a blessing.” I sewed and painted this 8″x12″ Banner of Hope on New Year’s Day as a response to an invitation to the professional Designer Members of the Craft & Hobby Association and the non-profit art program called Charity Wings. It will…

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Decorating Christmas Cookies

Can you believe it’s already December? To get in the Christmas spirit, our family thought it would be great fun to get the little cousins together to bake and decorate some Christmas cookies. Here are a few snapshots of our day together in the kitchen and enjoying our tasty results. I can’t think of a…

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Water Balloon Candle Making

How do I make homemade water balloon candles for fall decor

Who knew water balloon candle making could be so much fun? I recently discovered this method for using water balloons on Pinterest. So, for my fall craft blog hop project, I decided to test this out for you.   How do I make homemade water balloon candles? Start with regular water balloons filled with water, of…

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Hello Instagram, I’m Back!

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Instagram is one of those apps that I have used off and on for over 2 years, but only really posted a couple times every December. Their unstable TOC is probably one of the reasons that I was hesitant to use it too much. Some artists are still up in arms over this, check out…

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How to Fabric Paint Fashion Handbags

Fabric Paint Fashion Handbag

This summer I taught my little sister how to fabric paint fashion handbags. She spent a vacation week with me to go to art and music camp. (She is a very talented dancer, actor, and singer.) We had a very busy and fun week, but we did find a little time to do some crafting…

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Tie-Dye Your Summer

Hobby Lobby Tue Dye Demos

Did you tie-dye your summer? Technically you still have about a month left. What a great way to celebrate a new school year with some DIY apparel designed by you and the kids! Last week, I had the honor of visiting 3 Hobby Lobby stores to demonstrate how easy and fun the Tulip Tie-Dye Kits…

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Just Peaceful – 7th Annual ArtBash!

Just Peaceful - Watercolor by Cherish Flieder, Something to Cherish

The ArtBash is an annual silent auction held in Denver, Colorado to support the Philip J. Steele Arts Education Foundation. The foundation offers educational opportunities in the arts to students in Colorado helping them realize their dreams. You can attend the live event on May 3rd at ArtHaus, 3343 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80205 ArtBash Reception and Silent Auction Event 7-10 pm

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Leather Slide Bracelets

leather slide bracelets

This week I made Leather Slide Bracelets as a part of a the Cousin Corp’s blog hop featuring their exciting new Slide Bracelet program.

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Copyright Clearance

the copyright detective, Copyright Clearance for Creatives

Let me introduce you today to the idea of copyright clearance and a professional colleague, Joyce L. Miller. Joyce, of Integrated Writer Services, LLC, is in the business of helping authors, publishers and other content creators stay out of hot water by applying methods for copyright clearance. She is the one making sure they have the…

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Saint Patrick’s Day – The Love of the Irish

Saint Patrick's Day - The Love of the Irish

As you prepare your Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations, I would like to leave you with some Pinteresting inspiration from my St. Patrick’s Day to Cherish board. May you enjoy the laughter, love and luck of the Irish both today and forever.

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Beauty comes from a life well lived

cherish-beauty-and-fashion-shoes

Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you’ve lived well, your smile lines are in the right places, and your frown lines aren’t too bad, what more do you need? ~Jennifer Garner

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