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Our Sources : Eggs!

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Easter is Sunday, March 31st. This gives you plenty of time to get the supplies you need to craft for the Holiday. Here in the Crafts Department, we love using unique eggs from different animals and have found wonderful sources over the years. Typically we dye with grocery store eggs, but sometimes a project comes …

Our Sources : ULINE

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While we’re on the subject of organizing this month, I wanted to share one of our favourite sources for helping us stay neat and orderly:  ULINE.  A popular website for shipping supplies, they carry a wide range of products that are not only perfect for keeping our craft materials in order, but are great for using …

Our Sources : Into the Woods

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Marcie’s Into the Woods story was made possible in part by some of our favorite vendors. Marcie used sheets of real wood to create the candle-holders which rested on the mantle. Our friends at Creative Imaginations worked with us to get just the right size and thickness of real sheets of cherry wood. You can …

Our Sources : Pumpkin Teeth

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 I was so excited to get some Pumpkin Teeth in the mail recently- a variety of sizes for pumpkins small to large- The beauty of these guys is that each tooth is attached individually, creating a variety of different looks.  You can go minimalist- Here I’ve used 2 different sized fangs- Or use square teeth, for …

Our Sources : General Bead

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Years ago, on a trip to San Francisco, I stumbled upon General Bead, a treasure trove of beads, bits, and baubles.  I recently went back- it was just as great as I remembered. In addition to a very thorough assortment of new beads, General Bead has a great vintage selection, including these sample cards that …

Our Sources : Art Boards

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If you have the September issue of Living, you may have seen this project in our Good Things section- We made a big statement with a cluster of fabric covered Art Boards- affordable art!  Use a staple gun to attach fabric to the boards- after time you can switch out your patterns for a quick …

Our Sources : MexEvents

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Have you see the Easy Entertaining piece in the August issue of Living? As we were chanelling the flavors and ease of Mexico, I turned to this great vendor for Mexican banners. Mexevents.com in San Fransisco has an amazing selection of Mexican banners – wonderful shapes, sizes and colors for whatever occasion you are celebrating. …

Our Sources : For Spring

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I think we can all agree that Spring is one of the best times of year to throw a party! With Graduations, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and warm-weather weekends approaching, there are lots of reasons to celebrate. We’ve got you covered with a roundup of our favorite party supply vendors. We love supporting these hardworking …