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Make It : recycled magazine postcards

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  Throwing away pieces of yarn, fabric, wrapping paper and magazines is always difficult for me. You never know where you might use them, no ?! However, after months of magazines piled up, I figured I’d have to do something. I started by tearing out the beautiful pages, which already made the pile smaller. And, after …

Inspiration Board : The October issue of Living

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Our October issue of Martha Stewart Living is full of ideas for the Fall season, but as crafters we of course are biased to the many Halloween ideas. The cover is only a sneak peak of Marcie’s beautiful pumpkin story, which takes ‘carving’ to a new and unexpected level.   Speaking of unexpected – take …

Inspiration Board : Craft Studio's "Bundle of Joy"

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We are excited to announce a new baby-themed bundle on the CraftStudio app for iPad, called “Bundle of Joy.” It’s great for making cards and invitations for baby showers, birth announcements, etc. It comes with a ton of sweet sticker, wallpaper and photo border options for both baby boy and girl. If you already have …

On The Web : Valentine's Day Picks

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There are so many lovely Valentine’s Day cards, products and knick-knacks on the web right now. It’s really making me look forward to the 14th, so I thought a round-up was in order! Some hail from our favorite etsy shops and vendors and others are great new finds on the web. I’ve used etsy shop …

Meet : Anandamayi Arnold

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Did you see the beautiful opener on page 77 of the January issue of Living? It features a piece by paper artist Anandamayi Arnold, who makes stunning, lifelike botanicals using crepe paper. The image below is entitled “Kumquat Branch, 2012.” Can you believe the kumquat is made of crepe paper? I have to do a …

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. …

Inspiration Board : What to do with all that Wrapping Paper

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I recently saw this gallery from our friends over at Whole Living and thought it was very appropriate for the day after Christmas! If your family is anything like mine, we are left with bags and bags of wrapping paper. Some of it has been mangled by little cousins itching to rip open their gifts …

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 …