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December 20, 2013

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DIY Paper Feathers

Friday, December 20, 2013

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Wisdom is learning what to overlook.

{William James}

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SNAP!
DIY Paper Feathers

L to R: 1.DIY Leather Statement Necklace by Fashionrolla
2. Soft-Baked Funfetti Sugar Cookies by Sally's Baking Addiction
3. Mid Century Scandinavian Saucers by RankandFileVintage

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Artodyssey
Ray Hemachandra Guest Curator
Art was a constant value in my home growing up. My family lived in the suburbs of New York. We'd go into Manhattan ...
Ray Hemachandra
  Street Art SF   Ray Hemachandra

Artodyssey
Beaded mosaic sculpture.

 

Street Art SF
Street art!

 

Ray Hemachandra
A personal post about relationship, racism, bowling, and Chicago.

 

For the Love of ... Christmas  
DIY Gold Dipped Bottle Brush Trees   Car in Jar Snow Globe   DIY Baker's Twine Christmas Ornaments
Studio DIY
DIY Gold Dipped
Bottle Brush Trees
  It All Started with Paint
Car in Jar Snow Globe
  Mommy Tester
DIY Baker's Twine Christmas Ornaments

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  Saw It On Amazon   Pay It Forward
becky garrison   2 in. x 2 in. x 2 in. Kraft Gift Boxes   Cenikor Foundation
Becky Garrison
I have always been a "crafter." From an early age I loved to ...
  2 in. x 2 in. x 2 in.
Kraft Gift Boxes
  Cenikor Foundation
A place for change.
Better Health. Better Lives.
ART SAVES STORIES
Submit your story
here.
  OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
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The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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studio crescendoh   Thanksgiving Creamy Vanilla Sweet Potatoes   CRESCENDOh Palette
Painting by Heart
A Workshop for Beginners
with Jenny Doh
One-Day Workshop on
February 15th
OR
February 17th
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  I Have Net
Thanksgiving Creamy Vanilla Sweet Potatoes
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

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Mint Leather Clutch

Raw Apatite Nugget Necklace

DiscoLemonadeDesigns
Mint Leather Clutch
MeredithGrace
Raw Apatite Nugget Necklace
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crocheted buttons   the difference between art and craft   crochet tag and heart tutorial
Crocheted Buttons Tutorial   The Difference Between
Art and Craft
  Crocheted Tag & Heart Tutorial

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November 20, 2013

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fall leaf pie crust

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that
the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

{John Fitzgerald Kennedy}


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Joy the Baker
DIY Vanilla Salt & Extract

L to R: 1. Thanksgiving Name Place Ribbons by Make It and Love It
2. Thanksgiving Wreath with Burlap Bunting by Make it and Love it
3. Gilded Leaf Place Cards by Lulu the Baker

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For the Love of ... Christmas  
ribbon wreath   trimmed parchment bags   holiday chalkboard jars
Betz White
Ribbon Wreath
  Skip to my Lou
Trimmed Parchment Bags
  Frog Prince Paperie
Handmade Holiday Chalkboard Jars
         

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art journal pages   stylish weddings   sharpie gel highlighters
Art Journal Pages
Featuring You Taste Like Birthday Clear Stamps

  Stylish Weddings
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Sharpie Gel Highlighers
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
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Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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  Crafting Fitness
burlap ribbon   street art doodle book   marissa star
Burlap Ribbon   Outside the Lines Street Art
Doole Book
by Dave the Chimp
  Marissa Star
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
karen kahle   wedding cake topper   Cure Alzheimer's Fund
Anne Marie
I'm a mother of five, who believes in God's word, living . . .
  TheGlitteredBarn
Just Married Wedding Cake Topper
  Cure Alzheimer's Fund
Targeting breakthrough research.
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sperlygirl   dyan reaveley   shabbycreek
@sperlygirl   @AFTH_Harrogate
Dyan Reaveley
  @michellewoo
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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Jenny Doh   cherry cobbler   CRESCENDOh Palette

The Keys to Publishing LIVE
with Jenny Doh
Half-Day Workshop on
December 7th
OR
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  Lulu the Baker
Cherry Cobbler
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

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thanksgiving gift tags

thanksgiving headband

TodoPapel
Thanksgiving Gift Tags
MyLittlePixies
Thanksgiving Baby Headband
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crocheted buttons   art and craft   crochet tag and heart tutorial
Crocheted Buttons Tutorial   The Difference Between
Art and Craft
  Crocheted Tag & Heart Tutorial

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December 19, 2012

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chevron eyelet scarf

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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If you don't know where you're going,
You'll end up someplace else.


{Yogi Berra}

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Miss Muggins
Chevron Eyelet Scarf

L to R: 1. Peace, Hope & Joy Card by Thinking Inking
2. Knit Wrapping by Zakka Life
3. DIY Potted Succulent by a pair & a spare

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effy wild
Tamara Laporte Guest Curator
I am happy to share with you my Art Saves story in video format. I hope you enjoy it ...
Tamara Laporte
  creative dream incubator   Willowing Arts

Effy Wild
When things don't go the way you want them to go, talk to your friends and make art.


 

Creative Dream Incubator
Believe in yourself.

 

Willowing Arts
When your dreams don't come true and how to be ok with that.

 

For the Love of ... Christmas  
christmas wrapping tutorial   diy chai tea in a jar   diy fringe christmas tree
Me & Mr.
Christmas Wrapping Tutorial
  Boat People
DIY Gift: Chai Tea in a Jar
  M&J Blog
DIY Fringe Christmas Tree

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3-Ring Crocheted Necklace by Jenny Doh   creative lettering   derwent inktense watersoluble pencils
3-Ring Crocheted Necklace by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Derwent Inktense
Watersoluble Pencils
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
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Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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  Crafting Fitness
dmc embroidery floss   PHOTOCRAFT   Laurapants
Martha Stewart Christmas Ribbon

  PHOTOCRAFT
by Susan Tuttle & Christy Hydeck
  Laurapants
My Fitness Story
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OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Sharon Stanley   diamond engagement ring   Sustainable Conservation
Sharon Stanley
Has your life been changed by the power of art for good? is the Crescendoh question that catches my eye as I browse Jenny's site. As I begin to reflect on it, my mind drifts . . .
  Neta Jewelry
Diamond Engagement Ring
  Sustainable Conservation
Because the environment is everyone's business.
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Tweeters We Love
dooce   lisa dickinson   madebymoxie
@dooce
Mommyblogger, tyrant, snugglebunny
  @Lisa_Dickinson
will run for margaritas.
or donuts.
  @madebymoxie
We all got the same problems, kid.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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holiday boutique   slow cooker peppermint hot chocolate recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
The Amazing Tape-Bound Junque Journal with Julie Fei-Fan Balzer
2-Day Workshop
January 19-20, 2013
Enrollment now open.
  Our Best Bites
Sparkly Fruit Gummies
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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gold tear drop pendant necklace

wire wrapped statement earrings

blackandwhitejewels
Aquamarine and Gold Tear Drop Pendant Necklace
stonepoetry
Gold Wire-Wrapped Statement Earrings
Encore on CRESCENDOh
Knit and Crochet Hot Pad Tutorial   Help us   crochet hemp hearts
Knit & Crochet
Hot Pad Tutorial
  Help us.   Crochet Hemp Hearts

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December 11, 2012

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free holiday printable

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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We must be our own
before we can be another's.


{Ralph Waldo Emerson}

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E Tells Tales
Free Holiday Printable

L to R: 1. DIY Polkadot Wrapping Paper by Squirrelly Minds
2. DIY Kraft Paper Holiday Vase by Terra Savvy
3. Handmade Mini Kraft Envelopes by Papier Market

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balzer designs
Samantha Kira Harding Guest Curator
In March of this year, I had an accident in my studio and suffered a concussion. With my body already fragile and ...
Samantha Kira Harding
  inner voices   Journal Girl

Balzer Designs
Julie's post about gold paint got me itching to try, and now it's a staple in my gel-printing supplies. Her pieces just glow and shine off the screen and get you to go outside your comfort zone.


 

Inner Voices
I have had the joy of watching Nolwenn grow as an artist, and her Nixies series is a progression of her heart and voice coming out on the canvas. I love how many emotions well up in me whenever I see a new one posted, amazed at her depth of courage.

 

Journal Girl
Shining from within.

 

For the Love of ... Christmas  
mini trees   pom pom berry wreath   mini wreath escort cards
Fab You Bliss
DIY Twine & Bead Wrapped Mini-Trees
  Martha Stewart
DIY Pom Pom Berry Wreath
  A Field Journal via Project Wedding
DIY Mini-Wreath Escort Cards

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3-Ring Crocheted Necklace by Jenny Doh   creative lettering   derwent inktense watersoluble pencils
3-Ring Crocheted Necklace by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Derwent Inktense
Watersoluble Pencils
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

  Crafting Fitness
glittery berry stems   PHOTOCRAFT   Laurapants
Glittery Berry Stems

  PHOTOCRAFT
by Susan Tuttle & Christy Hydeck
  Laurapants
My Fitness Story
Submit your Fitness-related videos or stories to
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OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
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  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS
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Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Sharon Stanley   free pintable confetti mad libs   Reach Out and Read
Sharon Stanley
Has your life been changed by the power of art for good? is the Crescendoh question that catches my eye as I browse Jenny's site. As I begin to reflect on it, my mind drifts . . .
  Love vs. Design
Free Printable: Confetti Mad Libs
  Reach Out and Read
Reading is doctor-recommended.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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Tweeters We Love
paulaprass   missletterm   spoonflower
@PaulaPrass
Designer of Textiles, Home decor, Interiores, Art
  @missletterM
I love clean modern design, mid-century print & pattern, and whimsical, vintage-inspired fashion.
  @spoonflower
Spoonflower lets you create, print and sell your own fabric designs.
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holiday boutique   sweet cinnamon rice recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Handmade Holiday Boutique
Pam Garrison, Amy Hanna
Jenny Doh
December 15, 2012
10-4 PM
This is a FREE event!
  Summer Harms
Simple Breakfast: Sweet Cinnamon Rice Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

ice cream pint cozy

ice cream sundae spoons

All Things Granny
Ice Cream Pint Cozy
Beach House Living
Ice Cream Sundae Spoons
Encore on CRESCENDOh
cello doodle rubber art   honest journaling   autonomy to invest freely
Sharpening chalk   Evolution of Art   Autonomy to Invest Freely

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December 6, 2012

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peppermint eggnog shots

Thursday, December 6, 2012

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Clarity affords focus.


{Thomas Leonard}

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A Little Glass Box
Pinterest Inspired Project Complete

L to R: 1. Pattern for Half Eaten Gingerbread Man by Elsie Marley
2. Gingerbread man Earrings by Rubipotimus
3. Special Fancy Treats: DIY Gingerbread Tree by Inspiration Songket Affairs

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creature comforts
Marisa Anne Guest Curator
What can I say about how art saves other than when I decided to finally trust my creative voice, my life changed forever in the best ...
marisa anne
  lizzy house   Creative Thursday

Creature Comforts
The cutest DIY mobile EVER.


 

Lizzy House
On epiphanies and bringing it home.

 

Creative Thursday
Things I'm Afraid to Tell You

 

For the Love of ... Christmas  
pom pom ribbon tree   moss trees tutorial   mottle brush trees
Cherished Bliss
Pom Pom Ribbon Christmas Tree
  A Pumpkin & A Princess
Moss Christmas Tree
  Time Washed
Make it Monday!
Mottle Brush Trees!

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Live Makes Love Coloring Book + Journal Tutorial   creative lettering   derwent inktense watersoluble pencils
Live Makes Love Coloring Book + Journal Tutorial by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Derwent Inktense
Watersoluble Pencils
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

  Crafting Fitness
wooden dress hangers   creative thursday   effective weight loss
Organize it All 15-Pack Natural Dress Hanger with Wood Bar

  Creative Thursday
by Marisa Anne
  Effective Weight Loss &
The Need for Speed
Submit your Fitness-related videos or stories to
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OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
*Amazon Affiliate Program
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Alisa Steady   diy stamped spoon plant markers   Grassroot Soccer
Alisa Steady
The power of art helped save my life. My story isn't about a struggle with alcohol, or drug addiction - but another kind of soul sucking . . .
  Intimate Weddings
DIY Stamped Spoon Plant Markers
  Grassroot Soccer
Educate. Inspire. Mobilize. Stop the Spread of HIV.
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Tweeters We Love
candiecooper   futuregirlcraft   flourishes
@candiecooper
I'm an author, freelance craft designer, food lover, reader, and crazy
about my dog!
  @futuregirlcraft
perpetrator of total craft badassery
  @flourishes
I'm just your everyday, average crafty mom. Author of
Little Girls, Big Style.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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holiday boutique   spicy quinoa stuffed avocado recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Handmade Holiday Boutique
Pam Garrison, Amy Hanna
Jenny Doh
December 15, 2012
10-4 PM
This is a FREE event!
  Bullfrongs & Bulldogs
Spicy Quinoa Stuffed Avocado Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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sleepwalker thigh highs

thigh high leg warmers

DaughterShop
Sleepwalker Thigh Highs
mademoisellemermaid
Thigh High Leg Warmers
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cello doodle rubber art   honest journaling   silver linings playbook
Faces on Books   Performance Journaling
Honest Journaling
  Silver Linings Playbook

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November 28, 2012

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embossed metallic gift tags

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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Obstacles are those frightful things you see
when you take your eyes off your goal.


{Henry Ford}

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Paper Crave
DIY Embossed Metallic Gift Tags

L to R: 1. Nail Polish Jewelry by My Awesome Beauty
2. DIY Tassel Necklace by Say Yes to Hoboken
3. DIY Braided Chain Bracelet by Studs and Pearls

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honey and jam
Meghan Davidson Guest Curator
Okay, I'm going to be honest with you. I am not someone who grew up always making things. I never went to ...
Meghan Davidson
  k miller photographs   Practicing Seeing

Honey & Jam
Hanna provides stunning photos and awesome recipes to accompany them.

 

K Miller Photographs
Kim gives us a lake-side escape with photographic eye candy.

 

Meghan Davidson
Practicing Seeing

 

For the Love of ... Christmas  
diy chalkboard lettering   diy painted ornaments   lined stocking tutorial
Stumbles & Stitches
Scrappy Stocking Christmas Ornaments
  Fellow Fellow
DIY Painted Ornaments
  Cluck Cluck Sew
Lined Stocking Tutorial

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Crocheted & Altered Cardboard Panel Tutorial   creative lettering   derwent inktense watersoluble pencils
Crocheted & Altered Cardboard Panel Tutorial by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Derwent Inktense
Watersoluble Pencils
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

  Crafting Fitness
anna griffin fat quarters bundle   Making an Impression   effective weight loss
Anna Griffin Twinkle Bright
Fat Quarters Bundle

  Making an Impression
by Geninne D. Zlatkis
  Effective Weight Loss &
The Need for Speed
Submit your Fitness-related videos or stories to
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OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
*Amazon Affiliate Program
  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS
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"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Alisa Steady   bridal wedding hanger   National Cancer Coalition
Alisa Steady
The power of art helped save my life. My story isn't about a struggle with alcohol, or drug addiction - but another kind of soul sucking . . .
  M\Wedding Trendz
Bridal Wedding Hanger
  National Cancer Coalition
Committed to fighting cancer through relief, research and education.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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Tweeters We Love
karenvalentine1   tedtalks   yestohoboken
@karenvalentine1
I'm a modern girl with a vintage heart.
  @tedtalks
The official feed for daily TEDtalks.
  @yestohoboken
Collector of all things beautiful and creative at my blog Say YES to Hoboken.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
belinda fireman   pumpkin with panna cotta   CRESCENDOh Palette
Art Walk Studio +
Painting Demo by Belinda Fireman
December 1, 2012
7-10 PM
This is a FREE event!
  Say Yes to Hoboken
Pumpkin Panna Cotta
with Spiced Hazelnuts Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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maple veneer wall calendar

flora and fauna desk calendar

Spreadthelove
Maple Veneer Wall Calendar
ModernPrintedMatter
Flora & Fauna Desk Calendar
Encore on CRESCENDOh
cello doodle rubber art   handmade holiday boutique   foam stamping tutorial
Cello Doodle Rubber Art Tutorial   Handmade Holiday Boutique   Foam Stamping Tutorial

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November 22, 2012

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paper star treat bags

Thursday, November 22, 2012

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Clarity affords focus.


{Thomas Leonard}

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A Little Glass Box
Pinterest Inspired Project

L to R: 1. Pattern for Half Eaten Gingerbread Man by Elsie Marley
2. Gingerbread man Earrings by Rubipotimus
3. Special Fancy Treats: DIY Gingerbread Tree by Inspiration Songket Affairs

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brene brown
Robyn P. Thayer Guest Curator
How do I relate to the creative process I once knew, now with no time and little energy? How do I give wholeheartedly to ...
Robyn P. Thayer
  misty mawn   robyn thayer

Brene Brown
Simple and Powerful

 

Misty Mawn
Exquisite

 

Robyn Thayer
Crying Baby Hungry Canvas

 

For the Love of ... Christmas  
pom pom ribbon christmas tree   moss christmas tree   bottle brushed trees
Cherished Bliss
Pom Pom Ribbon Christmas Tree
  A Pumpkin & A Princess
Moss Christmas Tree
  Time Washed
Make it Monday! Bottle Brush Trees!

CRESCENDOh Gallery
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Crocheted & Altered Cardboard Panel Tutorial   creative lettering   art prints and cards by studio lila
Crocheted & Altered Cardboard Panel Tutorial by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Art Prints & Cards
by Studio Lila
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

  Crafting Fitness
dress hangers   New Crewel   coconut oil benefits
15-Pack Dress Hangers

  New Crewel
by Katherine Shaughnessy
  Coconut Oil Benefits
Submit your Fitness-related videos or stories to
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OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
*Amazon Affiliate Program
  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS
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Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Alisa Steady   spoon plant markers   Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust
Alisa Steady
The power of art helped save my life. My story isn't about a struggle with alcohol, or drug addiction - but another kind of soul sucking . . .
  Intimate Weddings
DIY Stamped Spoon Plant Markers
  Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust
Building better lives for America's disabled veterans.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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Tweeters We Love
samanthakira   kellykilmer   juliarothman
@samanthakira
artist. writer. teacher. editor. vlogger/blogger. dog-lover. fangirl. designer. journaler. creative.
  @kellykilmer
Mixed Media Artist and Instructor
  @juliarothman
Brooklyn, NY
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
belinda fireman   spicy quinoa stuffed avocado recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Art Walk Studio +
Painting Demo by Belinda Fireman
December 1, 2012
7-10 PM
This is a FREE event!
  Bullfrogs & Bulldogs
Spicy Quinoa Stuffed Avocado Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

photo booth props

polymer clay pumpkins

Silhouette Shop
Thanksgiving Photo Booth Props Printable
Skye Art
Thanksgiving Handmade Polymer Clay Pumpkins
Encore on CRESCENDOh
washi and crochet hemp ornament tutorial   dyed crochet hemp hearts   sketching faces
Washi + Crochet Hemp
Ornament Tutorial
  Crocheted Thanksgiving Petal Wreath Tutorial   Sketching Faces

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December 23, 2011

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Lace Tealight Tutorial

Friday, December 23, 2011

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The only man who never makes a mistake
is the man who never does anything.


{Theodore Roosevelt}

 
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mint
Lace Tealight Tutorial.

L to R: 1. Faux Chalkboard Placeholder by Technorati.
2.
Eggnog & Cranberry Scones by Vanilla Garlic.
3. Flooded Forest Card Set by paperishness.

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Robin Luciano Beauty
Sarah Ahearn Guest Curator
Ten years ago, I went on an impromptu trip to Paris. I declared that when the trip was over I would become an artist ...

Sarah Ahearn
  Oh Happy Day   Painted Pages

Robin Luciano Beauty
Time to dream big! My dream is to build my own barn / studio space where I’ll teach classes and hold events. This is a good one!

 

Oh Happy Day
And while we're at it... how about another dream? To live in Paris! Does everyone have that dream? I know I do! I currently love living vicariously through this creative family who did it!

 

Painted Pages:
Fueling Creativity with Sketchbooks and Mixed Media.

 

For the Love of ... Christmas  
DIY Modern Holiday Charm Hanger   Lemon Leaf Christmas Tree Craft   Jute Ornament Balls
Curbly
DIY Modern
Holiday Charm Hanger.
  Good Housekeeping
Lemon Leaf Christmas Tree Craft.
  HomeWorkshop.com
Jute Ornament Balls.

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I knit therefore I love rubber stamped card   Mend It Better   Pentel Arts
I Knit Therefore I Love
by Jenny Doh
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  Mend It Better
Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
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Hybrid Technica 0.3 mm Pen
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Moda Bonnie Camille Ruby Jelly Roll   Sweet Confections   Painted Pages
Moda Bonnie Camille Ruby Jelly Roll
  Sweet Confections
by Nina Wanat
{Lark Crafts}
  Painted Pages
by Sarah Ahearn Bellemare
{Quarry}
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Debbie Donnelly   DIY Heirloom Cake Topper   Sustainable Conservation
Debbie Donnelly
I was an abused child in all senses of the word ...
 

Style Me Pretty
DIY Heirloom Cake Topper.

  Sustainable Conservation
Because the environment is everyone's business.
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Flora Bowley

Facing Your Fear
by Artist, Author, Creativity Coach
Quinn McDonald
Legato Artist
FLORA BOWLEY
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zakkalife   prudentbaby   lucrecer braxton
@zakkalife
Mom of two children. Interests: crafts, knitting, food, and sudoku.
  @prudentbaby
Jaime, author of the book Prudent Advice & editor at DailyDancy and Babble,
co-blogs with fabric designer, Jacinda.
  @lucrecerbraxton
Bad Mama Jama, Artist and Creator of Life is the Art Journaling Workshops.
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The Keys to Publishing   Layered Peppermint Crunch Bark   CRESCENDOh Palette
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  seven spoons
Layered Peppermint Crunch
Bark Recipe.
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Palette.

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bamboo doily clock

atomic lovebirds serving platter

uncommon
Bamboo Doily Clock.

Ninainvorm
Atomic Lovebirds Serving Platter.

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easy silence   let it shine   stamp stitch quilt
Easy Silence   Let it Shine.
  Stamp. Stitch. Quilt.

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November 23, 2011

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got,
he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get.


{Frank A. Clark}

 
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Nebraska Views
by Lynn Nebraska

Easy No-Sew Fleece Blanket Edging Tutorial. (So Cool!)

L to R: 1. Button & Bow Necklace by Jenny Doh.
2.
Bow Cuff Tutorial by Le Petite Sweet.
3. Bow-Tie Pasta with Thyme Recipe by Smoky Wok.

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Amy Anderson Guest Curator
I really appreciate being given the chance to tell "my story." It's interesting that everyone has one, and sometimes ...

Amy Anderson
  Craft   Mod Podge Rocks

Pink Penguin
This reminds me that I need to do more sewing.

 

Craft:
And let's not forget the awesomeness of hand embroidery.

 

Mod Podge Rocks
I like what I create to be bright and cheery; what I aspire to be every day.

 

Elena Lai Elena Lai Etcheverry Guest Curator
2009 and the few blurry years before really challenged me. I was in a marriage that had no future just holding on to the hope that I would become pregnant and at least be a mother. I was trapped by time ...
Charity Wings   Alisa Burke   Brave girls club
Charity Wings
Suzi Blu is an artist who inspires me and her heart for charity touches mine.
  Alisa Burke
Alisa Burke makes the world a more colorful and beautiful place.
  Brave Girls Camp
Brave Girl's Camp was a life-changing experience I will never forget.

For the Love of ... Christmas  
christmas tree tutorial   Christmas Jars   paper ornament
Homework:
DIY Potpourri
Christmas Trees Tutorial.
  Tortoise and the Hare
Christmas Jars.
  The Ki Blog
Paper ornament tutorial.

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Button Birthday Card by Melody Nunez   Brave Intuitive Painting   Parallel Pens
Button Birthday Card
by Melody M. Nunez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
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by Flora Bowley
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry Books}
  Parallel Pens
by Pilot
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Golden Fluid Acrylics   Decorate   At Knit's End
58" Wide Fleece Fabric
By the Yard

 

Decorate
by Holly Becker &
Joanna Copestick
{Chronicle Books}

  At Knit's End
by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
{Storey Publishing}
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Linda Hardy   Project wedding   The Adoption Exchange
Spring Barnickle
On a sunny October morning in 2007, my whole world changed. I had completed a 5k ...
 

Project Wedding
DIY Crocheted Heart Cake Toppers Tutorial.

  The Adoption Exchange
Connecting children and families since 1983.
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Amanda Crabtree Weston

JENNIFER MERCEDE

The Art of Writing an Email
by Writer & Editor
Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
JENNIFER MERCEDE
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shitgirlssay   Holly Becker   Quinn McDonald
@YarnHarlot
Writer, knitter, blogger.
Funny most days.
  @decor8
Holly Becker: Founder/editor of decor8.
  @QuinnCreative
Writer, creativity coach, raw-art journaler.
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An Affair at Tiffany's
May 3–6, 2012
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  Shine from Yahoo!
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Sushi recipe.
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Palette.

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leather flower headband

felted hairclip

Leatherblossoms
Leather flower headband.

StormsHandicrafts
Spikey felted hairclip.

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duct tape rose   perfect just as we are   Open House
Everyday Extraordinary
Duct tape rose.
  Just As We Are
Perfect just as we are.
  Studio CRESCENDOh
Open House December 3rd.

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December 2, 2010

Words of Wisdom

"Though I've grown old, the bell still rings for me,
as it does for all who truly believe.
"

{The Polar Express}

bent fork egg cup   metal stamping kit   jar toppers tutorial
What I Made:
Egg cup from a
bent fork tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Extra Metal Sheet & Ephemera Kit
To complement this Begin Again Metal Stamping Kit.

  Paper Doily: Jar Toppers Mini Tutorial.
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Chris Sickels
Christine Alvarado Guest Curator
"Christine is very interested in art." "She excelled again in her artwork." These were handwritten notes my mom jotted down on the pages of my baby book regarding my ...

 

Christine Alvarado
  viewmaster   Du Buh Du Designs

One of my favorite artists Chris Sickels shares how he created the illustrations for "Here Comes the Garbage Barge."

 

Were you one of those kids like me who wished you could slip into the world of a View-Master? Now you can!

 

Du Buh Du Designs:
The Carnival Soiree.

 

Jenny Adams Hernandez Jenny Adams Hernandez Guest Curator
I love the idea of "folk art" because it's so forgiving and the emphasis is on the usefulness and handmade character of the art. I would consider myself a Folk Artisan. I love creating three-dimensional work and my medium ...
bridgette Guerzon Mills   Ambitions Design   Creative Chaos
The Polka Dot Pixie: A couple of years ago my sister-in-law was diagnosed with breast cancer for the 2nd time. While staying with her, I learned something about the power of creating that I'll never forget.   Lucy Bloom: I long for a trip across the pond, hoping to someday navigate the antique packed car boot sales and the landscapes of England. Until then, I'll continue to enjoy Jane and Lucy's beautiful blogs ...   Posy: An ordinary yesterday in pictures.

For the Love of ...   Zakka
owl pennant tutorial   Knitted Coffee Cozy   zakka phone case
Moonstitches:
Owl Pennant Tutorial.
  Noodlehead:
Pencil Pouch Tutorial.
  fjx.co: Mobile phone case pattern (in Japanese).

For the Love of ...   Christmas
Christmas Card Board DIY   felt bow ornament tutorial   Mastering the Milieu
House & Home: {DIY} Christmas Card Board.   Big Box Detox: Felt Bow Tree Ornaments Tutorial.   MaryJanes & Galoshes:
Map Tree Tutorial.

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rubber stamped ornament tutorial   The Farm Chicks   The Farm Chicks
Sweet Tweet Rubber Stamped Ornament Tutorial
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Stamped Metal Jewelry
by Lisa Niven Kelly
{Interweave Press}

 

Creative Bloom
by Jennifer Swift
{North Light Books}

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Lynna Goldhar Smith   Cynthia E. Anderson   Pay It Forward with Melody Nunez
Lynna Goldhar Smith
When I set off down the road of life, I was not ...
 

Cynthia E. Anderson
I was always one of these people that never could ...

 

A very special Pay it Forward tip from artist, writer, and blogger, Melody M. Nuñez.
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The Farm Chicks   rainbow cake   CRESCENDOh Palette
The Farm Chicks Antiques Show
Complete events listing here
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Rainbow cake.
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Nunofelt scarf

white fingerless gloves

kneek: Jolanta Ruffled Nunofelt Scarf.

JurgitaMi: Nunofelted White Fingerless Gloves.

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