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Alcohol Ink Obsession

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! I haven’t really made it a secret that my newest crafty obsession is definitely alcohol ink. Ever since I discovered it, I have tried out so many techniques using it and I absolutely love the results. Here are some of my favorite techniques that I …

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Art & Organization

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! Nothing makes me happier than creating something beautiful that also serves a function. I feel like I’m always much more proud of the projects I make that solve some sort of problem that I’m having. If you’ve got too much clutter in your office or …

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Baby Monster

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilight Kallisti This summer I had some friends with kids visit me and wanted to make a quick gift. This baby monster proved to be so popular I’ll be making some for holiday presents later this year. Craft Sewing Difficulty Level …

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Birdie Bird Tea Bag Holder

Are you a tea-aholic, or know someone who is? This cute little Birdie is the perfect addition to any cup of tea, and she will even make sure the paper on the tea bag doesn’t slip into your tea. Here’s what you’ll need: Sculpey III Clay (I used Sky Blue, Teal Pearl and Red) DecoColor Paint …

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How To Make An Every Occasion Gift Box

Hello … Have you seen the new Sizzix dies we have on the website?  It is hard to choose one to use first but I love this Every Occasion Gift Box.  It really can be used for every occasion and adapted to suit anyone! Today I have decided to use …

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How to Make a Beautiful Cable Scarf

It feels like fall today so I’m starting to make my holiday knitting list. I made this Christmas scarf for a nephew who requested the colors. Bored by the idea of endless inches of ribbing I came up with this Simple Cable Scarf pattern.   Materials Yarn (I used some merino …

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DIY Ice Cream Sandwich Charms

These ice cream sandwich charms are adorable, easy to make, and calorie free. They’re a perfect fit for a unique back to school teen fashion statement. Just hope you don’t tire of saying “I made it myself” all day long.   What you need: polymer clay (I used Sculpey III) findings: head pins, jump …

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Diy Travel Notebook Gift Idea

I’d say list making and all things stationery are near the top of my life’s-little-pleasures list. You can’t deny the moment you get to start a new notebook is a glorious one. It smells amazing, like when you buy a new novel, and it just sits there all perfectly crisp …

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How To Make a Fancy Cloth Grocery Bag

Tired of having a drawer full of plastic grocery bags? This cloth grocery bag tutorial can be your new answer to the “paper or plastic” question and will also make a great gift for a practical friend.   Craft: Sewing Difficulty Level Intermediate Materials Upholstery Fabric Sewing Needle Upholstery Fabric …

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How to Transfer Your Photos Onto Wax Candles

Make some pretty candles with any custom image you choose.   Here’s what you’ll need to make your own: White candles. Computer and printer. Cardstock. Images of your choice. (Here is a PDF of the images I used from The Graphics Fairy) White tissue paper. Scissors. Scotch tape. Waxed paper. …

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