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Make It : DIY Placemat Paintbrush Roll-Up Holder

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Today’s guest post comes from the uber-talented Brittany Watson Jepsen. Brittany is a designer/blogger/shop owner of The House That Lars Built in Copenhagen, Denmark. She also sells her work on Etsy: I’m always worried about my paintbrushes getting ruined when I travel. I’ve been on the lookout for the perfect contraption to keep them in …

Meet : Danny Seo

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Danny’s website: www.dannyseo.com Danny’s shop: www.dannyseo.com/category/shop Danny Seo is author of the Upcycling book series including “Upcycling” and the upcoming “Upcycling Celebrations.” The book series celebrates the idea of taking something you would normally discard and elevating it to a new level by making it more beautiful and functional in three steps or less. I’m …

Meet : Walter Kent of Peg and Awl

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Walter’s shop: www.pegandawl.etsy.com Walter’s website: www.pegandawlbuilt.com We are husband and wife with a boy called Søren and a boy called Silas. We live and work in Philadelphia, Penna. Our work is made from olde things, treasures found and recovered from misfortune and neglect, relics of the unusual, the confused and the macabre, cut and pulled …

Meet : Joel Henriques

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Joel’s website: www.madebyjoel.com Joel’s book: www.madebyjoel.com/madetoplay Joel Henriques is an artist who lives with his wife and three children in Portland, Oregon. He is author of the blog Made by Joel, where he shares his toys and craft ideas, and strives to show the importance and fun of handmade arts and crafts. He has recently …

Meet : Stephen Loidolt of Something's Hiding in Here

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Stephen’s website: somethingshidinginhere.com Stephen’s shop: foragehaberdashery.com hello, i’m stephen and i like to make things. after graduating with my BFA and MFA in sculpture, i started to collaborate with my wife, shauna, by making small gifts for friends. we began making product under the name something’s hiding in here and unexpectedly found ourselves running a business …

Make It : Silver Baskets

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Memorial Day is fast approaching. Are you going to the beach !? Do you have your summer accessories figured out yet ?! For an easy way to update last year’s tired pieces, all you need is a spray can (and an outside space to do this work). Take a look at these projects I did …

Make It : DIY Marbled Glassware

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Today’s guest post comes from Honestly WTF, one of our favorite resources for DIY’s and inspiration: Who knew adding marbled nail polish to the bottom of glass cups would be the perfect way to add color and pattern to your next tablescape or party? This is a super easy technique that can be applied to …

Tools & Materials : 40% off of all Punches at Michaels!

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If you know anything about us here in the Crafts Department, you know that we love punches and the projects they inspire. That said, we’ve got some exciting news to share: All MSC punches are 40% off at Michaels stores from April 15th- 21st! Run out and get your favorite punches while you can! Photo …