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Celebrate : New Year's Eve!

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New Year’s Eve is Monday night! This means you still have the weekend to prepare for ringing in 2013. If you’re hosting or joining a few friends for a party, the New Year’s hats above are a fun and easy project for a group. The blank hats can be purchased in bulk and embellished with …

Inspiration Board : Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

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In keeping with what Christmas is really about, we’d like to share with you a way you can help the community of Sandy Hook. When the children of Sandy Hook Elementary go back to school in a new building this January, the National Parent Teacher Association wants them to be greeted by a winter wonderland. …

Celebrate : Merry Christmas!

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A very Merry Christmas to you from the Crafts Department!…

Celebrate : Chritsmas Eve

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It’s Christmas Eve day! You probably have a to-do list a mile long, but if you’re in need of quick decor or packaging ideas, see below for a bit of last-minute inspiration. Don’t have a wreath on your door yet? Below are a few easy options – click here for a full gallery of wreath …

Make It : A Cross-Stitch Ornament from Chez Sucre Chez

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Today’s guest post comes to us from Kimberly Scola of Chez Sucre Chez.¬†Kimberly is an artist specializing in modern cross-stitch and embroidery. See more of her work here or visit her shop to find completed stitched work, as well as DIY kits and projects.¬† Growing up, my sister and I were always given two gifts …

Make It : Needle- Felted Ornaments

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Marcie made beautiful needle-felted ornaments which graced the tree in the “Into the Woods” story in the December issue of Living. Wouldn’t these make for a beautiful gift? If you have access to or can purchase the supplies listed below, you can make multiple ornaments to give as gifts. They really added nice texture to …

Inspiration Board : Handmade Gift Week

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It’s Handmade Gift Week here on the blog! Over the next few days, we’ll be bringing you projects from some of our favorite bloggers and crafters. We hope they inspire you to make gifts for the some of the people on your list this year. Below are some of our favorite handmade gift ideas from …

On The Web : Cards & Holiday Gifts

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Although we are all about making your own holiday cards here in the Crafts Department, sometimes it’s just not possible in the midst of a busy holiday season. We have been fans of Pinhole Press ever since they launched. We love that they offer simple, affordable products at a quick turnaround. The best part is …