Welcome to Skip to my Lou

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Welcome to Skip to my Lou!

From hosting a shrimp boil, celebrating holidays, making homemade scratch art paper, sewing gifts and throwing parties to cooking delicious food, you will find it all here at Skip To My Lou. The site is full of free patterns, downloads and I hope plenty of inspiration. Please hang out with me awhile and check it out!

Using my knowledge of arts and crafts (Bachelors Degree in Art Education) along with my practical experience (mother to children ages 21, 16 and 8), I love sharing my ideas so that so that you can make memories with your family and friends. I hope something you find here will help you experience the satisfaction of creating and the joy of celebrating.

Craft, Create, Celebrate…find the inspiration at Skip to my Lou!

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