Category Archives: general craft

Miniature Garden Ornament Trinket Box

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Last week Tim Holtz sent me a pack of his new idea-ology Decorative Deer, just one of the exciting new products in his 2016 Christmas product release. These tiny, adorable resin figures, in two sizes, have a million and one … Read more

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The New X-ACTO® Basic Knife Set and My FREE Crafters Sizing Guide

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My appreciation for X-ACTO began in the early 80s with my first job as an ad agency paste-up artist- pre-digital era. I’ve had a #11-blade X-ACTO knife within reach my entire creative career- from graphic designer to professional crafter. So when … Read more

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Painted & Distressed Vintage Embossed Apothecary Bottles

The moment I discovered painted and distressed Mason jars on the internet I was smitten with the look. It got me thinking about embossed glass and I decided to try out the look on a few vintage apothecary bottles I … Read more

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