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A $15 gift to make Mother's Day easy

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Mother's Day is this Sunday, 12 May. I'm a fan of making gift-giving occasions easy so here's a nice treat for your Mum that'll be super easy for you to achieve. Purchase the Emma Make's Mothers Day super easy gift for $15 and you'll get: A journal of your choice One pencil of your choice Gift-wrapping A hand-written note to Mum The sweet sensation of relief Boom! Job done within five minutes. For all the details and to get Mum's gift sorted, pop over to the Emma Makes store.

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Five good ideas for Mother's Day that cost less than $20

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Mother's Day this year is on Sunday, 12 May. Here's five good ideas for inexpensive gifts... [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Your mother probably has lots of hopes & dreams - give her a place to write them all down. Notebook $12, three pencils $6, postage free.[/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Four small felt hearts on sticks will cost you $20 and make a cute, long-lasting bouquet. If you're visiting your Mum you could mix some homegrown flowers amongst them. These also come in baby pink and hot pink too. Postage free.[/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="480"] I like a tin for keeping...

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The ongoing cycle of publicity for a tiny business

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I was in the local paper last Friday talking about my craft, supporting the local economy and my plans for world domination. I was talking to a friend recently who said they admired a local business who was happy to make a living from their products rather than aim for world domination and I have to agree - that's a much better plan. I would love to do Emma Makes full-time and think that's a worthy if very distant goal. Part of what I try and do is to constantly drive awareness of Emma Makes without spending lots of money (that I...

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A Kindle cover and a purse

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Here's an unexepected delight... Alisa recently treated herself for her birthday by buying an Emma Makes foldover clutch. She sent me this picture to show that her new clutch (when folded out to full size) will carry her Kindle. So now she's got an e-reader cover and a purse for going out. All photos by findingalisa on Instagram.

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