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How To: Craft Candy Kiss Roses

January 20, 2013


UPDATE: I was on a local TV show recently- Golden Opportunities– and I had a chance to demo these on air. Now, the host needs some remedial crafting lessons, but if you follow these steps you’ll have great roses!  I know this is an oldie but a goodie, but I had to whip up some […]

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How-To: Fabric Flower Guest Book

June 19, 2012

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This craft ran last year on but I thought you all might like to see it here on CTD. Get your fabric scrap ready, and make a guest book/open house/autograph book that will be a treasured keepsake! Yesterday I showed you how to use recycled fabric to make shabby-chic flowers. Today, I’m going to […]

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Craft Product Review: Martha Stewart Crafts Embroidery Kits

May 19, 2011


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When I was first given the opportunity to review the Martha Stewart Crafts Embroidery Kits, I was a bit nervous. While I’m certainly not an expert stitcher, I’m not new to embroidery, so I wasn’t sure that I would be able to objectively judge the quality of the directions and the ease of use of […]

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Baby Shower and Gift Ideas

August 13, 2010


It’s been a busy week for me over on CraftsUnleashed– I came up with three baby- themed ideas for their “Baby Week.” I thought I’d show you what I made over here, too. If you want the step-by-step ideas, just click the links and it’ll take you to the full post. Rebel against “cute” and […]

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Crafty Baby Gifts: Dyed Onesies/Snapsuits with Attitude

June 16, 2010


There is a small baby boom in my corner of the world, and this week I’m going to share the gifts I make to bestow on all the new little princes and princesses! Cathie Filian wrote a whole book (101 Snappy Fashions) on upcycling baby Onesies/snapsuits- but this version wasn’t in the book. (go figure!) […]

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Crafty Baby Gifts: Personalized Snap-Suits with Shiva Paintstiks

June 14, 2010


There has been a small baby boom in my world, and I’ve got lots of little princes and princesses to make baby gifts for. This week I’m going to share some of my favorite baby gift crafts with you. First up: Shiva Paintstik baby snap-suits (onsies!) So…..I love Shiva Paintstiks! I’ve had my set for […]

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Baby Onesies for the Cure

October 7, 2009


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It’s October and time for breast cancer awarenss month. This year I’m crafting for the cure by making baby onsies that sport a super-cute and blingy pink ribbon. This is also a super-easy craft to do, with few simple items. I made mine using the Memory Makers’ “Slice” to cut out my template, but you […]

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Baby Crafts Bonanza at Tipnut!

April 20, 2008


Once again, TipNut rocks! They’ve compiled a gi-normous list of baby crafts, including diaper covers, wipe cases, diaper stackers, burpclothes and bibs, blankies and booties too! If you’ve got a new baby or are getting ready for baby showers, this post will point you in the right direction. I especially liked the burp cloth ideas…they […]

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