Win a Copy of the New Craft Book “Adventures in Pompom Land”


The just-hit-the-shelves book Adventures in Pompom Land:25 Cute Projects Made from Handmade Pompoms  by Myko Diann Bocek published by Lark Crafts is full of super cute, heirloom quality handmade pompom projects. I just recently got a hold of a vintage […]

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“Creative Lettering” an Awesome New Book: Review and Giveaway


Hand lettering is everywhere and growing more and more in popularity. And Creative Lettering by Jenny Doh , a new release from Lark Crafts, is a great start if you are looking for lettering inspiration. Whether you are a beginner or an […]

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Quick Hand Stamped Silly Valentines


I just finished stamping up a batch of silly Valentines (I can’t stop stamping stuff) and you know what? This is quick, easy, and fun. You can do it to ( carve erasers if you don’t have official rubber stamp […]

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Love Letter: Free Typewriter Hand Embroidery Pattern


Valentine’s Day is coming and embroidering is always something wonderful to do. I drew this pattern up , just for you. Mix and match to make it your very own (add a mustache, cross stitch heart, or X and O’s). […]

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On Creativity: Wendell Castle


The American Craft Council did an article on Wendell Castle  — father of the art furniture movement –that provides insight in to his artistic motivation and inspiration. He’s 80 and continues to make fantastic one-of-a-kind art piece furniture. Below are […]

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Hand Stamped Cork Board and Push Pins

hand stamped cork board with paper planes and clouds

I’ve been seriously getting in to carving my own stamps. I mean seriously! I can’t stop. I went stamping wild for the holidays, both making Christmas cards and gifts with my stamps. My favorite project was the hand stamped mini […]

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Mid-Century Craft: Quick Paper Christmas Trees


Christmas time! Christmas time. I love to craft for Christmas. From Craft and Hobby Fun by Marian Bennett 1971, here’s a reminder that crafting can be simple and fun. Here’s how to make quick paper Christmas trees. Kids and adults […]

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It’s Christmas: Enter to Win Two Vintage McCall’s Paperback Cookbooks


I was hunting through my DIY vintage library and realized I have multiple copies of a couple of McCall’s Cookbooks – so I thought…”Why not give them away.” You have a week to enter to win these two guys – […]

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“Journal It! Perspectives In Creative Journaling” Review and Giveaway

Journal It Cover

Journal It! Perspectives in Creative Journaling: Techniques from 19 Artists by Jenny Doh and published by Lark Crafts just hit the shelves. I was excited to get a copy as I am always fervently seeking materials on exploring the creative […]

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