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BE SAFE - Coronavirus -Ideas for spending your time if Quarantined?

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Hey all, It's a little scary out there with all the news on the Coronavirus and so many people being quarantined. We just want everyone to be safe and healthy. Sending love, thoughts and prayers to everyone in our Grannies Garage community.  COMMUNITYGrannies Garage is a community of people who want to help each other out. If you need help and/or know of someone who needs help, let me know and I will send it out to the Grannies Garage community of people to try get some ideas for you.SHIPPING ITEMSGrannies Garage website and Facebook Marketplace will be shipping small items instead...

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What are Viva Beads? - Grannies Garage

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Hey all, How are you doing today?I have had many questions on Viva Beads®. So I wanted to give you a little background on what they are and where they come from. VIVA MEANINGThe word "Viva" means a salute to life, and thus has been the anchoring energy behind their name. It is their mission to share hope, joy, and passion for life, with everyone who wears Viva Beads®.VIVA BEADS OWNERS Viva Beads® are created by Jill Manzara, a single mom of two, and Lori Mottlowitz, a mother of four girls, two mothers who set out to make a better life...

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Birthday Wish Orbs Information

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A birthday marks the celebration of an individual’s spirit. These ornaments convey the essence of traditional gem stone colors with the added magic and splendor of interior glass webbing. Make a wish and the web-like strands of glass will capture it and make it come true. " A birthday wish from me to you, in hopes that all your wishes come true!" JANUARY Those born in the month of January are ambitious, rational, and loyal. Determined and persistent, a person born in this month will live a life full of success. The colors of this birthday wish ball hold the...

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TERMINOLOGY ASPECTS OF POTTERY - GRANNIES GARAGE

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I've had a number of questions on the terminology used to describe certain aspects of pottery. I hope you find this useful. COLD PAINTOil paint that is applied over the glaze for decorative purposes after the final firing. As it is not protected by the glaze, it is susceptible to chipping and wear. Water will damage cold paint. CRACKLE FINISH A fine network of cracks or crazing deliberately produced in a glaze to give it an antiqued appearance. The cracks are often accentuated by staining. Often used on reproduction pieces to fake aging. CRAZINGUnintentional cracking of the glaze caused by...

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WELCOME TO THE NEW GRANNIES GARAGE WEBSITE

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Welcome to Grannie's Garage!

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