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Our Sources : The Chocolate Vault

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Did you see the adorable white and milk chocolate bunnies Jodi used in her “Beyond the Basket” story from the April issue of Living? In case you haven’t noticed, chocolate rabbits play an important part in our crafts and decorations for Easter around here! That said, we’re excited to share with you our source for …

Our Sources : End of the Crafting Year

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One of my favorite things to do in this last week of the year is to sit down with a mug of eggnog and organize all my craft supplies that got out of hand over the past 11 months. If you’re like me, you’ve likely accumulated a bunch of fun supplies, salvaged things you will …

Singer Sewing Company

Our Sources : Singer Sewing Company

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Guess who’s turning 160 this year? One of our most dependable sources for quality, durability, and workmanship—Singer has always been there for us. No job is too small or too big for these mighty machines. With a story that has both historical (sewing machine production was halted from 1939 to 1944 to focus on making …

Butik76 Oilcloth

Our Sources : Butik76 Oilcloth

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After a trip to the beach, does it ever seem like you brought home more sand than you left behind? I hear you. It also bothers me when book pages get warped after sitting next to a wet towel in my bag. In the latest issue of Living, we’ve got the solution with these oilcloth …

Blue Sky Alpacas

Our Sources : Blue Sky Alpacas

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I realize it is June and not typically the time when we think about colder-weather projects, but we are well into our upcoming fall and winter issues—if you can believe it—and I wanted to highlight one of our favorite yarn vendors: Blue Sky Alpacas. Not only are its yarns a treat to work with but they come …

Our Sources : Michaels Friends and Family Discount!

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Hey, crafters! We wanted to let you know about a Michaels friends & family discount event. You can find the coupon, which will get you 20 percent off your entire purchase, by clicking here for the United States and here for Canada. The event goes from 5/12 to 5/14 in the United States and 5/11 to 5/13 in …

Our Sources : Easter Candy

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One of our favorite sources for Easter candy is the old classic, Jelly Belly. With over 50 flavors of jelly beans (plus some really cute mini chocolate eggs), and a range of beautiful colors, they seem to find their way into our projects year-round. Of course the jelly bean’s true time to shine is during …

Shopping for Supplies

Our Sources : Shopping for Supplies

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Hi. I’m Renée, the crafts intern, and a few weeks ago I visited some really great places in the city to pick up a few things for the Crafts Dept.  The first place was the flower market on 28th Street,  between 6th and 7th Avenues, in Chelsea. It’s a street lined with florists and floral supplies. …