Cute Pouch for a fabulous cause!

I’m so excited about this new pouch!  Autism Awareness is a something that is close to my heart and I am glad that I have a way I can give back.  For every one of these pouches that is sold, I will donate $1 to a local to me charity, Kids in Balance.

“Kids In Balance, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit program, started in 2006, by local therapists.  We provide a broad range of individuals with access to therapy based activities, classes and structured programs developed and run by Speech, Occupational, and Physical therapists, assistants and teachers. Kids In Balance is a place where children, adults, and families with any level of needs and any level of income can participate in groups, classes, and camps that are developed by skilled professionals.”

Kids in Balance

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Limited Edition Chevron Pouches

I am excited to announce that I have a new pouch design.  This chevron pattern just makes me smile every time I look at it.  This is a limited edition pattern.  There are only 12 available for purchase.




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New and Retired Flavors

I am currently working on some new flavors including pineapple, coffee, chocolate, and maybe some limited editions with bacon, banana, and peanut butter.  I am still testing them to make sure they are perfect before I will be able to add them up for sale.

With these new additions to the line up it is time to retire some old flavors.  Earl Grey, Lime, and I put the Lime in the Coconut are now retired.

Do you have an idea for a new flavor of lip balm?  Let me know in the comments or send an email to hello \at\ madebymara \dot\ com!

Holiday Cards and New Pouch Designs

I’m so excited to share these new cards just in time for the holidays! I have also been sewing up a storm and have some new pouch designs. Stay tuned for more pouches in the near future.  I still have a few more new fabrics to get through.  Finally, thank you all for your support and encouragement!  It was a lot of fun to meet some new faces at the craft show in Charlotte County earlier this month!  Congratulations to Lynda who won the raffle for an awesome basket full of goodies from Made by Mara and Ocean Eyes Concepts!

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Getting Ready for the Holidays


Holiday Cards


I know it is not even September yet, but that is the life of a crafter.  We always have to think ahead and be ready for the next season.  Also, it has be REALLY HOT here and making these cards reminded me that there will be cooler weather eventually.  I hope you enjoy these new designs as much as I do!

New Flavors!

I am so excited to add to my already delicious line of lip balm flavors.  Here is the full line up of flavors now available in both Signature and Macadamia Nut base:

Chai Tea- New!
Cucumber Melon
Cupcake- New!
Earl Grey- New!
Green Apple- New!
I put the Lime in the Coconut
Island Delight
Mango Peach
Mixed Berry
Peaches & Cream
Peppermint Tingle
Vanilla Mint- New!

More patterns!

Just a smattering of the fabric I have to make more pouches.  I am working hard to get these made and listed on the site.  I’m hoping to get the shopping cart up and running soon.  In the meantime, if you see something you would like to purchase send an email to and let me know.


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