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Inspiration Board : Reviving Camp Crafts

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If you have a July issue of Living, you may have seen these updated “camp crafts” made with brightly colored lanyard (aka gimp, boondoggle etc)- For a modern “camp” feel, we painted birch hooks white (from Vermont Branch Company), and used them to display the necklaces. This close-up of the bangles give you a better look …

Inspiration Board : refreshing teacher's gift

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During my annual search for ideas for what to give as teacher’s gifts, I didn’t go far – I asked my son what makes him think of summer : no school of course, ice cream (well, I did that already), the beach, ice cold lemonade …  At this time of year we can all use a cool …

On The Web : Father's Day Printables

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It’s Father’s Day on Sunday, and maybe you’ve procrastinated in the gift department… now what?  With this Father’s Day clip art, you just need to press print to add a handmade touch to store-bought favorites.  The labels for Jordan Ferney’s box of “Hero Supplies” can be applied to dad’s favorite treats- Socks are a great …

Make It : Father's Day Gifts

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Still stuck for Father’s Day gift ideas?  How about some embellished desk accessories? Or a monogrammed tie? These map coasters can be personalized to your dad’s favorite vacation spot- If you simply want some extra special wrapping for your store-bought gift, a bow tie gift topper is a fun surprise- Or for the debonair dad, …

On The Web : Father's Day Gifts from Pinhole Press

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It’s no secret how much we love the company Pinhole Press! Their products are so pretty and simple to make. The best part is that you’re really able to take the reins and design your own, personalized gifts using favorite photos of your friends and family. We’ve rounded up our favorite products from Pinhole Press …

Make It : Summer necklaces for (little) girls

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As a mother of 2 boys, I use any excuse to make something pretty for a sweet little girl (not that my boys aren’t sweet, but pretty isn’t exactly in their vocabulary, let alone their wardrobe). So for the 4th birthday of a little friend of mine, I wanted to make a necklace … the …

Make It : Recycled Envelopes

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My dear friend just moved across the country and has been trying to revive snail mail.  She’s also very eco-concious, so I thought what gift could be more appropriate than a recycled stationery set??  I too am a bit of a waste-a-phobe, so I happen to have a big supply of scrap paper from the …

Inspiration Board : Funny Food

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How would you like to wake up to these guys tomorrow morning? Photos by Bill Wurtzel Or read the morning paper with this lady? This little fella looks delicious, nutritious, and well-dressed. Bill Wurtzel offers 365 fun and healthy ways to craft your breakfast in his new book Funny Food.  Each work of food art …