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5 Great Father's Day Gifts Under $40

5 Great Father's Day Gifts Under $40

(most are under $20!) Here at the shop in Bar Harbor, everything looks very colorful, girly and happy. However, we have some gifts for Dudes too! We have to tempt the guys with something while they're sitting in "the man chair" so I'm always on the hunt for good "guy...

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What I learned from teaching art to kids - a chronicle

What I learned from teaching art to kids - a chronicle

There was a job posting for an art teacher.. We were in the "down time" in Bar Harbor. Restaurants closed. Everyone trapped inside. Snow days, Netflix... "I'm an artist," I thought. "I like kids" I thought.  All true. And I have even taught art before! I've worked with kids many times over...

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Aquamarine - I never knew you were so cool!!!!

Aquamarine - I never knew you were so cool!!!!

So, I recently acquired a book from the library and I'm so obsessed with it that I might have to consult amazon... Any who - Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. Turns out, there is a legend saying it first came from a mermaids jewelry box, hence the name, and...

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more moon stuff

more moon stuff

This is what the moon looks like tonight. I just had to to do a quick sketch as soon as I walked in the door. It makes me want to do a single half moon necklace like the second moon in this one, but by itself... Also, right now, the...

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