Author Archives: Dame Toadstool

About Dame Toadstool

From her humble Midwestern beginnings, Dame Toadstool has developed into a lady of fine taste (as long as you are flexible with the definition of "fine"). She enjoys sarcasm, knitting, subversive cross-stitching, and will never stop using the Oxford comma.

Cotton Floozy already famous, now officially an artist

Fewer things are more important to us than pimping the hell out of our very own Happy Valley Crafters. Granted, we haven’t been doing a ton online lately, but things are starting to come together after a collectively crappy/busy/fire-and-brimstone summer. … Continue reading

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What’s up in this hizzouse

Heeeeeey, there, readers. I know what you’re thinking. What the hell is going on? WHERE R TEH POSTS? I had some pretty grand visions about what this site would be, so it’s frustrating for me to come out now and … Continue reading

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Vintage Valentine Day Cards (for saints and sinners alike)

However you feel about Valentine’s Day, it’s impossible to avoid. February 14 is here with all the hearts and pink and candy and sweetheart this and that. Mass-produced greeting cards have been part of American culture for some time now… … Continue reading

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Caption Contest with a Vintage Valentine

It’s our first contest and giveaway! Woohoo!¬†All you have to do is come up with a caption for this vintage Valentine’s day card.¬†Leave your entry in a comment below. Bonus points if you edit the image to include your caption, … Continue reading

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Sundance Film Festival was the (Yarn) Bomb!

I spent the last two weeks of January in beautiful Park City, Utah, which turns into a snowy Little L.A. every year during the Sundance Film Festival. One of the best decisions I ever made in life was to start … Continue reading

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