Creatively Specializing in
Unique, Handcrafted


         ☆Shabby Chic

Products, Supplies & Gifts

Inspiring & Sharing:
Artisan community Gatherings©

Expand your creativity, inspire and share with our live and recorded online tutorials and workshops in the comfort of your own crafting space and/or attend an in-person event. Attending Artisan Community Gatherings© whether online or in person; we meet new crafty friends, inspire, share and have fantastic fun! Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive up-to-date announcements (and early bird specials!) for all of our upcoming crafting tutorials, workshops and retreats.

Creative Gratitude Journal© Kits

Each  kit contains

an abundant  supply of

inspiring goodies to use

for each day of the month

(listed Below) 

and these freebies

to get you started:

Four inspiring Gratitude Journal

Project PDFs

Link to Video Tutorial:

 "Creatively decorate your

journal cover"  

*note: Not Included In Your Kit*


kit upgrade options Available

The following items are  handcrafted items by Shan's Magical Makings:

  • One Lovely Embellishment Collection -- Paper Clips, Mini Binder Clips, Brads, Butterflies and Flowers
  • One Beautiful Tag Collection -- Handcrafted/Die Cut, Layered Tags
  • One Unique Ephemera Collection – Ephemera; Assorted blend of my unique, handcrafted ephemera pieces
  • Three  1-ft pieces  Beautiful Assorted Colors Ribbon
  • One Creatively Crafted Collection Positive Text/Affirmations/Quotes
  • One Gorgeous Set of Six A2 Note Cards w/envelopes

   And (not handcrafted by Shan’s Magical Makings):

  • One 34-page, 8"x 5.5" Strathmore© Visual Journal

  (Mixed Media - This medium-weight paper is great for wet and dry media, including watercolor, acrylic, pen and ink, pencil, crayon, charcoal, marker, and collage. Each journal contains 34 sheets of 90 lb (190 gsm), acid-free paper.

(Warning! Choking hazard: Contains many small pieces. These are not children or pet toys. Keep away from children and pets.)

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Boho Bead Charms

Like snowflakes, no two are alike

Gorgeous, Handcrafted Vintage Style Boho Bead Charms for Boho Journals, Shabby Chic, Vintage, Mini Albums, Travelers Notebooks, Planners, etc. Treat yourself, your crafty friends, art-craft-sew-quilt swap partners, RAK and Happy Mail recipients to these gorgeous, unique, magically inspired Boho Bead Charms.
Each Boho Bead Charm is an original, handmade by me in my studio workshop using a variety of fabric, lace, ribbon, Sari silk, acrylic- clay- ceramic- glass beads, charms, gems, jewelry wire and paper.

(Warning! Choking hazard: Contains many small pieces. These are not children or pet toys. Keep away from children and pets.)

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Gift Card Envelopes

Do you enjoy gifting Gift Cards?

Holiday, Seasonal,  Any Occasion  or Event

Gorgeous Handmade With Exquisite Details

Custom Designs for your theme or event.

Especially For You:

Gift Tags  For All of Your Gift Giving Needs

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Paper Collections,

Bundles, Kits

and More!

oh, my! 

Exclusively Designed Paper Collections 

Designed by Shannon Gorton, exclusively for Shan's Magical Makings.

(Available as Digital Downloads Globally and/or shipped US Only First Class or Priority Mail.)

Embellishment Collection

 Handcrafted embellishments have been added to: Paper Clips, Mini Binder Clips, Brads, Charms, Butterflies, Flowers and more!

Layered Tag Collection 

A Gorgeous Collection of Handcrafted and Die Cut, Multi-Layered and Mixed Media Tags. A lovely selection of shapes and sizes. 

Ephemera Collection 

A Beautiful and Unique Blend of Handcrafted Ephemera Pieces to Enhance your projects. A lovely selection of shapes and sizes..

Hand-Dyed Vintage Style Ribbon

Beautiful Assortment of Colors available.

Selections include: Tie-Dyed, Seasonal and Holiday.

Positive Text/Affirmations/Quotes Collection

Creatively Handcrafted, a Lovely and Inspiring Collection of Positive Affirmations, Quotes and Text.. A wonderful selection of shapes and sizes..

Collections, Bundles and Kits are also available individually and can be customized.

(Warning! Choking hazard: Contains many small pieces. These are not children or pet toys. Keep away from children and pets.)

Inquiries and Purchases:

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Exquisitely Handcrafted

Stunningly Gorgeous Details

Custom order

for your

Holiday Gift Giving

About us

Shannon Gorton is the Creatrix of Shan'sMagicalMakings☆ and an inspiring Creative Coach.

She is passionate about creating, sharing, teaching and selling handcrafted, paper crafted 

and mixed media items, projects, ideas, techniques, products, kits and workshops.

Magically inspired and a sparkling,visionary artisan, I design and create a plethora of beautiful and unique, handcrafted items in my studio workshop. 

At Shan's Magical Makings Custom Orders are Welcome.

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I am passionate about providing people the ability to “Step into the creative flow of the Universe”© with Exclusively Designed and Magically Created  - A plethora of collections and kits to choose from:  My Original Designs-Art and Craft Paper, Note Cards, Tags, Ephemera, Embellishments, Creative Gratitude Journal Kits, Boho Bead Charms, Gift Card Envelopes and Gift Tags.

 Another passion I have is teaching workshops, sharing techniques, ideas and projects, and inspiring  more people to explore their creativity in paper crafting by making journals, albums, traveler's notebooks, mixed media and altered items.

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global artisan community by

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Shan's Magical Makings!

22 Atwood Road, Woodbury, CT 06798 USA


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