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Out of Hand

This obsession with Polyvore is getting out of control. I have made two more cheesy valentines that I haven’t even posted on here (yet). I fear for my sanity and everyone else’s aesthetic sense.
On the other hand, it’s the easiest tool (analog or digital) I’ve ever used to help create something. So it’s cathartic in that “I have things in my brain that need to come out” kind of way and it’s immediately gratifying and it’s not messy. All favorable.
Side Effects: May become habit forming. May induce cheesy, greeting card style “prose.” May lead to incompletion of meals, homework, housework, and sleep.
Disclaimer: Check with your loved ones to find out if Polyvore is right for you.

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I Shall Give You a Kiss

I Shall Give You a Kiss
I Shall Give You a Kiss – by cmwest on Polyvore.com

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Number 2

Ok, I believe I said it was addicting. If not, oh well. Here is my second submission to the ModCloth Valentine’s contest mentioned below.
Direct Love
Direct Love – by cmwest on Polyvore.com

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Ambivalent Valentine

I’ve entered ModCloth’s Send Us a Valentine contest. Here is what I’ve submitted using Polyvore. It’s a style/design/fashion site where you can import and move around photos to create collages. Very fun and addicting.
Ambivalent Valentine
Ambivalent Valentine – by cmwest on Polyvore.com

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We Be Crafty

Jessicais following a craft-a-long to this effect, and now I shall as well. Comment, agree to the stipulations, and let me make you something!
The first six people to respond to this post will get something made by me! My choice. For you.
This offer does have some restrictions and limitations:
– I make no guarantees that you will like what I make!
– What I create will be just for you.
– It’ll be done this year.
– You have no clue what it’s going to be. It may be wood. Possibly metal. Perhaps a picture. Or, I may bake you something and mail it to you. Who knows? Not you, that’s for sure!
– I reserve the right to do something extremely strange.
The catch? Oh, the catch is that you have to put this in your journal as well. We all can make stuff!

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