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Time for a Crafting Party

Time for a Crafting Party

Written by on December 20, 2013 in Craft Events with 1 Comment

Don’t we just love any excuse to have a party? March is National Craft Month. What better excuse to have a crafting party. You and your guests can make something special for everyone to take home. Planning a Crafting Party You get started by thinking about a craft that you know very well. Or maybe […]

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Scrapbook Calendars for 2014

Scrapbook Calendars for 2014

Whether you do scrapbooking or not, you may very well enjoy creating your own scrapbook calendar. Not only creative for your crafty side, but useful for you to keep your craft projects planned out in time to get them done next year. Karen Foster Scrapbook Calendar Kit I found this fabulous kit to make my […]

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The Fun of Smash Booking

The Fun of Smash Booking

Written by on May 9, 2013 in Craft Basics with 4 Comments

It may not be a new craft for some of you, but it is for me. I have fallen in love with Smash Books. The ease and fun of being creative in a smaller space is very appealing to me. If you haven’t heard of Smash Books, yet, let me introduce you. Scrapbooking or More […]

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Crafting Bullet Cufflinks for Charity

Crafting Bullet Cufflinks for Charity

Written by on August 27, 2012 in Crafting for Charity with 1 Comment

Talk about an interesting way to make use of your crafting talent, how about to benefit your favorite charity? That’s what Kathy and Rick have done. Rick is the crafter of bullet jewelry and other items. He recycles spent shells from bullets and makes them into specialty items like cufflinks. Kathy makes great use of […]

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Crafting A Traveling Crayon Case

Crafting A Traveling Crayon Case

Written by on July 9, 2012 in Sewing Crafts with 1 Comment

With summer time here and vacations in the plans, keeping the kiddies happy during the travel times is a challenge. We found a fun and cute idea for you. Make a traveling crayon case for your kids. Shirley, author of the blog These Moments of Mine has a great step-by-step tutorial on how to make […]

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How to Crochet a Baby Octopus

How to Crochet a Baby Octopus

Written by on May 14, 2012 in Yarn Craft Ideas with 4 Comments

Crocheting is a fun and potentially lucrative hobby. We have a friend, nicknamed Wednesday Elf, who crochets darling animals and sells them on Etsy – an online source for hand crafters to sell their wares. Wednesday Elf is a generous soul and she graciously shares her how to make a baby octopus with us. Her […]

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Learn to Knit

Learn to Knit

Written by on February 27, 2012 in Craft Basics with 1 Comment

During February, we are sharing some of the great pages we found to help you learn a new craft. Knitting is one of those. It’s cold for most of us during February, so we started thinking of warm hats, sweaters and lap blankets. That results in knitting for us! Well, one of us has never […]

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Learn to Cross Stitch

Learn to Cross Stitch

Written by on February 13, 2012 in Craft Basics with 2 Comments

We are taking February as the month to learn a new craft. And have we found some good basics instructions. Ever wonder how those wonderful cross stitch arts are done? Here is the answer to that.  Our friend Sylvestermouse shares just how to do cross stitch. She put together an excellent tutorial showing clear instructions […]

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