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February 8, 2013

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DIY Embroidered Gift Boxes

Friday, February 8, 2013

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Always do your best.
What you plant now, you will harvest later.


{Og Mandino}

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Patons Blog
DIY Embroidered Gift Boxes

L to R: 1. Valentine's Heart Sweater DIY by Trinkets in Bloom
2. Puff Pastry Berry Hearts by Weelicious
3. Handmade Gift Tags by Personalcrafts

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Lisa Congdon
Kerri Winterstein Guest Curator
Creativity has always been a part of me. Not just a part of my life, but part of me ...
kerri winterstein
  And Then We Saved   your wish cake

Lisa Congdon
Let us read and let us dance!

 

And Then We Saved
The easiest DIY ever. No, really.

 

yourwishcake
On those moments of perfection.

 

For the Love of ... Valentine's Day  
Rose Goldish Wire LOVE Bracelet   Leather Heart Key Ring DIY   Boxed Geometric Heart
Glitter 'N Glue
Rose Goldish Wire LOVE Bracelet
  ... love Maegan
Leather Heart Key Ring DIY
  Mini-eco
Boxed Geometric Heart

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crochet necklace   creative lettering   task lamp
Crochet Necklace
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  OttLite LED Task Lamp
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
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  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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  Crafting Fitness
Canvas panels 5 x 7 inch (pack of 6)   metal clay fusion   fit with the internet
Canvas Panels 5" x 7"
(Pack of 6)
  Metal Clay Fusion
by Gordon K. Uyehara
  How I got fit with the Internet
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OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
*Amazon Affiliate Program
  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS
  Inspiration, Motivation, and Information to get Fit

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
michelle shackle   DIY Pom Pom Flowers   Doctors Without Borders
Michelle Shackle
I have always loved art, and it's always been a pretty big part of my life but there was a time when art helped save my life. In high school, I became very depressed in the midst . . .
  Brunch at Saks
DIY Pom Pom Flowers
  Doctors Without Borders
Providing emergency medical care.
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Tweeters We Love
whimsyvictoria   radmegan   msemilyapple
@whimsyvictoria
I love to design beautiful home linens, slipcovers, drapery, and more.
  @radmegan
Crafting, Cooking, Gardening, Traveling.
  @MsEmilyApple
Illustrator, Writer, Rabbit
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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Lisa Super   Poached Pear and Almond Souffle Cakes   CRESCENDOh Palette
Pin and Keep Sampler
with Lisa Super

1/2-Day Workshop
March 16, 2013
Enrollment now open.
  Cooking Melangery
Poached Pear and Almond Souffle Cakes Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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Modern Triangles Pattern Rubber Stamp

Embroidered Geometric Necklace

creatiate
Modern Triangles Pattern Rubber Stamp
AnAstridEndeavor
Embroidered Geometric Necklace
Encore on CRESCENDOh
handmade stenciling tutorial   washi tape tutorial   moleskine tutorial
Handmade Stenciling Tutorial   Washi Tape Tutorial   Embellished Moleskine Tutorial

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February 1, 2013

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DIY Herringbone Tray

Friday, February 1, 2013

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Don't aim for success if you want it;
just do what you love and believe in,
and it will come naturally.


{David Frost}

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Style Me Pretty
DIY Herringbone Tray

L to R: 1. DIY Gold Heart Piñata by Studio DIY
2. Iced Strawberry Hearts by EasyLiving
3. Small Heart Brooch by Sweetkeetle

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At The Picket Fence
Lynn Richards Guest Curator
Growing up in a crazy, dysfunctional, alcoholic home, I found places I could hide. From a very early age, those places were ...
lynn richards
  Words on Wheels   blue skies

At The Picket Fence
Two sisters rocking the blog world.

 

Words on Wheels
Sit and chat a spell.

 

Blue Skies
Friday Rambles About Love

 

For the Love of ... Valentine's Day  
You Rule Valentine   Heart Hand Warmer   Glittery Pink and Gold Valentines
Relocated Living
You Rule Valentine
  Wild Olive
Heart Hand Warmer
  One Charming Party
Glittery Pink and Gold Valentines

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crochet necklace   creative lettering   task lamp
Crochet Necklace
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  OttLite LED Task Lamp
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
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  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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  Crafting Fitness
Chalkboard Contact Paper   metal clay fusion   fit with the internet
Chalkboard Contact Paper   Metal Clay Fusion
by Gordon K. Uyehara
  How I got fit with the Internet
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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
michelle shackle   DIY Ruffle Heart Cake   Blind Children's Learning Center
Michelle Shackle
I have always loved art, and it's always been a pretty big part of my life but there was a time when art helped save my life. In high school, I became very depressed in the midst . . .
  Project Wedding
DIY Ruffle Heart Cake
  Blind Children's
Learning Center

Destination Independence.
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Tweeters We Love
robynrw   swallowfield   knoelle
@robynrw
Utah
  @swallowfield
artist, nature lover, mom, design fan, infrequent tweeter
  @knoelle
Writer, artist, trust-tender
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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stephanie lee   Apple Fritters Recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Plaster Piecework
with Stephanie Lee

2-Day Workshop
February 9-10, 2013
Enrollment now open.
  She Knows
Apple Fritters Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Wool Felt Bracelet

Objectify Solar Wall Clock

LoftFullOfGoodies
Wool Felt Bracelet
ObjectifyHomeware
Objectify Solar Wall Clock
Encore on CRESCENDOh
handmade book   papercutting tutorial   sky
Handmade Book   Papercutting Tutorial   Sky

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January 31, 2013

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crystal flats

Thursday, January 31, 2013

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Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.


{Jean Anouilh}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Glitter 'N Glue
Miu Miu Inspired Crystal Flats

L to R: 1. Leather Pouches by Cakies
2. Neon Fabric Coil Bowls by The Red Thread
3. Classic Peanut Butter Cookies by Apple a Day

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we three 3
Lynn Richards Guest Curator
Growing up in a crazy, dysfunctional, alcoholic home, I found places I could hide. From a very early age, those places were ...
lynn richards
  my vintage marketplace   blue skies

We Three 3
Always gorgeous work here.

 

My Vintage Marketplace
Proud to call this gal my friend.

 

Blue Skies
Friday Rambles About Love

 

For the Love of ... Valentines  
felt valentines   paper hearts   heart stamp cups
Clever Charlotte
Felt Valentines
  Hoosier Homemade
Paper Hearts
  Oh Happy Day
Heart Stamp Cups

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crochet necklace   creative lettering   task lamp
Crochet Necklace
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  OttLite LED Task Lamp
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
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Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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  Crafting Fitness
martha stewart craft treat box   metal clay fusion   fit with the internet
Martha Stewart Craft Treat Box

  Metal Clay Fusion
by Gordon K. Uyehara
  How I got fit with the Internet
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OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
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  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS
  Inspiration, Motivation, and Information to get Fit

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
michelle shackle   alternative wedding dress   Blind Children's Learning Center
Michelle Shackle
I have always loved art, and it's always been a pretty big part of my life but there was a time when art helped save my life. In high school, I became very depressed in the midst . . .
  KataKovacs
Classic Line
Alternative Wedding Dress
  Blind Children's
Learning Center

Destination Independence.
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Tweeters We Love
robynrw   swallowfield   knoelle
@robynrw
Utah
  @swallowfield
artist, nature lover, mom, design fan, infrequent tweeter
  @knoelle
Writer, artist, trust-tender
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
stephanie lee   chocolate and peanut butter pudding recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Plaster Piecework
with Stephanie Lee

2-Day Workshop
February 9-10, 2013
Enrollment now open.
  Joy the Baker
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Pudding Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

matte initial necklace

initial rings

SujinSimpleChic
Matte Initial Necklace
moncadeau
Initial Rings
Encore on CRESCENDOh
handmade book   papercutting tutorial   sky
Handmade Book   Papercutting Tutorial   Sky

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February 14, 2012

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fundraiser

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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Water is the driving force of all nature.


{Leonardo da Vinci}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

NEW Fundraiser
to benefit Water.org

L to R: 1. Red Lego heart necklace by MoLGifts.
2. Easy Valentine Treats by Bakerella.
3. Crocheted Hearts by Danielle Thompson.

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tsk tsk
Geninne D. Zlatkis Guest Curator
Hello! My name is Geninne. I am an artist, illustrator, and graphic designer, living in the beautiful colonial city of Queretaro ...

geninne zlotkis
  still blog   The Shetland Trader

Tsk Tsk
Inspired by nature.

 

Still Blog
Gathered natural objects.

 

Blogdelanine
Watch me paint!

 

Linda O'Neill Rebecca Smith Guest Curator
Las Vegas is a city that most people only think to vacation in, not a place to live or raise children in. I grew up here in this city, and now at 47, I’ve seen some pretty amazing changes over the years ...
paper leaves tutorial   lisa graham art   justin gordon photography
Patina Moon
Not enough autumn color where you live? Make your own colorful leaves!
  Lisa Graham Art
Too many catalogs and magazines laying around? Grab some paint and make a collage on canvas!
  Justin Gordon Photography
Amazing street photography ... stunning in black and white!

For the Love of ... Valentine's Day  
DIY arrow pencil and heart pocket valentine tutorial   easy valentine tutorial   Lego Accessory valentine tutorial
Teal and Lime
DIY Arrow Pencil and Heart Pocket Valentine Tutorial.
  Pikelet Workshop
Easy Valentine's Tutorial.
  Chez Beeper Bebe
LEGO Accessory
Valentine Tutorial.

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Wee Knitting Love Stamped Mini Canvases Tutorial by Becky Shander   Hand in Hand   Zig Posterman Paint Markers
Wee Knitting Love Stamped Mini Canvases Tutorial
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Hand in Hand
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Lark Crafts}

 

Zig Posterman Paint Markers

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CamelBak water bottle   adventures in bookbinding   vintage weddings
CamelBak Water Bottle
 

Adventures in Bookbinding
by Jeannine Stein
{Quarry}

  Vintage Weddings
by Marnie Fogg
{Lark Crafts}
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Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Linda Olsen   DIY T-shirt flower wedding bouquet tutorial   The Sphinx Organization
Tori Andrus
I was a quiet, shy sixth grader who mostly did what my teachers asked for fear of being sent to the principal's office ...
 

The Bride's Cafe
DIY T-Shirt Flower Wedding Bouquet Tutorial.

  The Sphinx Organization
Building diversity in
classical music.
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

The Good Coach

Jesse Reno

10-Step Action Plan
by Artist, Author, Creativity Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
Jesse Reno
Tweeters We Love
dottieangel   robenmarie   catheholden
@dottieangelyarn
I am a Brit misplaced abroad. I am handcrafted, eclectic and on any given day feel quite vintage.
  @robenmarie
Mixed Media Artist!
  @catheholden
Fun & innovative ideas, projects & freebies on justsomethingimade.com
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
Paint and Doodle School   strawberry pizza recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Paint & Doodle School
2-Day Workshop
with Jennifer Mercede
Register NOW.

  The Cooking Bride
Strawberry Pizza Recipe.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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love pillow cover

heart porcelain clay earrings

pillowhappy
Love Pillow Cover

Kosmika
Heart Porcelain Clay Earrings

Encore on CRESCENDOh
painting on fabric   marshmallow valentine tutorial   parking lot discoveries
Acrylics on fabric+white charcoal pencil+graphie pencil+black ink.  

My funny marshmallow valentine.


  Parking lot discoveries.

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February 11, 2012

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Felt Flower Tutorial

Saturday, February 11, 2012

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What happens is not as important
as how you react to what happens.


{Ellen Glasgow}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Make & Do Girl
Felt Flower Tutorial.

L to R: 1. DIY Butterfly Punch Art by two brunettes.
2. Butterfly Cakes Recipe by Exclusively Food.
3. Fluttery Breath of Life Necklace by jewelera.

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Getting Stitched on the Farm
Gudrun Johnston Guest Curator
In some ways, I still find it difficult to think of myself as an artist. Perhaps that's because the medium I create in, yarn, seems less ...

Gudrun Johnston
  smitten kitchen   The Shetland Trader

Getting Stitched on the Farm
Kristin’s blog is always bursting with color, farming and fibery fun. This wee tutorial is a favorite
of mine.

 

smitten kitchen
Another tasty treat. I never knew squash could taste this good!

 

The Shetland Trader
A day that I'll remember forever.

 

Linda O'Neill Linda O'Neill Guest Curator
When I was a young girl, creatures with antennas, ladders, houses, and buses were some of the characters that often appeared in my crayon drawings. I created imaginary landscapes that let my imagination go ...
The Fine Art Department   EBSQ   abby creek art
The Fine Art Department
Just to look at and enjoy some awesome art!
  EBSQ
Large group of talented Artists...lots of information about anything ART!
  Abby Creek Art
The exhibit is up!

For the Love of ... Valentine's Day  
DIY Valentine Advent Project   Crocheted Rose Pillow Tutorial   Paint Swatch Valentines
Chic Tags
DIY Valentine Advent Project.
  Yup
Easy Peasy Valentine Cards
(with Printables).
  Country Living
Paint Swatch Valentines.

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Wee Knitting Love Stamped Mini Canvases Tutorial by Becky Shander   Hand in Hand   cloud clay
Wee Knitting Love Stamped Mini Canvases Tutorial
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Hand in Hand
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Lark Crafts}

 

Cloud Clay by Amaco

{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
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Vintage Style Lucite Oval Cameo Black With Ivory Flowers   The Crafter's Guide to Taking Great Photos   personal geographies
Vintage Style Lucite Oval Cameo Black With Ivory Flowers  

The Crafter's Guide to Taking Great Photos
by Heidi Adnum
{Interweave}

  Personal Geographies
by Jill K. Berry
{North Light}
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS   DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Linda Olsen   Elegant Invitations   Medical Teams International
Linda Olsen
In September of 2008 I found out I had breast cancer ...
 

Elizabeth Anne Designs
Elegant Invitations.

  Medical Teams International
Hope is on the way.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

The Good Coach

Jesse Reno

Stuck Like Glue
by Artist, Author, Creativity Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
Jesse Reno
Tweeters We Love
Jennifer Louden   jessicagswift   Handmade Charlotte
@jenlouden
Best-selling author, Wavoring & Serving
the World
  @jessicagswift
Live color to the max!
  @followcharlotte
I'm a designer and vintage scout for all things children, living on a farm with my husband and our five children.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
Paint and Doodle School   White Chocolate and Blackberry Mousse   CRESCENDOh Palette
Paint & Doodle School
2-Day Workshop
with Jennifer Mercede
Register NOW.

  The Boy Who Bakes
White Chocolate and Blackberry Mousse Recipe.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Collection of Wooden Boats

Knit Sweater with Diaper Cover

oyma
Collection of Wooden Boats.

tenderblue
Knit Sweater with Diaper Cover.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
irrationality of horribilization   carved rubber stamp tutorial   crocheted flower
Irrationality of Horribilization  

Carved Rubber Stamp Tutorial


  Crocheted flower
couched onto Osnaburg.

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February 7, 2012

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paintings by Christina Romeo

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

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Just because everything is different
doesn't mean that anything has changed.


{Irene Peter}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Paintings by Christina Romeo

L to R: 1. Duct Tape Flower Tutorial by ImpressYourKids.
2. Conversation Heart Cheesecake Recipe by Hungry Happenings.
3. Ceramic button coasters by GlazedOver.

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raspberry chocolate chunk pancakes
Gudrun Johnston Guest Curator
In some ways, I still find it difficult to think of myself as an artist. Perhaps that's because the medium I create in, yarn, seems less ...

Gudrun Johnston
  needled   The Shetland Trader

Joy the Baker
Drool-worthy recipes, this one was a hit with my kids.

 

Needled
Kate's love and knowledge of wool knows no bounds!

 

The Shetland Trader
A day that I'll remember forever.

 

Linda O'Neill Linda O'Neill Guest Curator
When I was a young girl, creatures with antennas, ladders, houses, and buses were some of the characters that often appeared in my crayon drawings. I created imaginary landscapes that let my imagination go ...
Diana Fayt   photo love project   abby creek art
Diana Fayt
One of my favorite ceramic artists from San Francisco.
  Photo Love Project
A photographer who brings life and passion to her work.
  Abby Creek Art
The exhibit is up!

For the Love of ... Valentine's Day  
valentine tights tutorial   Valentine's Day Sachet Tutorial   DIY sewn paper valentines tutorial
The Pinneedle Collective
DIY Heart Print
Valentine's Tights Tutorial.
  CraftyPod
DIY V-Day Sachet Tutorial.
  Purlbee
DIY Sewn
Paper Valentines Tutorial.

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Styrofoam Block Printing Tutorial by Jenny Doh   Hand in Hand   cloud clay
Styrofoam Block Printing Tutorial by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Hand in Hand
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Lark Crafts}

 

Cloud Clay by Amaco

{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

strathmore palette paper   The Crafter's Guide to Taking Great Photos   personal geographies
Strathmore Palette Paper
 

The Crafter's Guide to Taking Great Photos
by Heidi Adnum
{Interweave}

  Personal Geographies
by Jill K. Berry
{North Light}
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS   DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Linda Olsen   DIY rubber stamped invitations tutorial   Medical Teams International
Linda Olsen
In September of 2008 I found out I had breast cancer ...
 

Oh So Beautiful Paper
DIY Tiffany Blue Rubber Stamped Invitations Tutorial.

  Medical Teams International
Hope is on the way.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

The Good Coach

Jesse Reno

Stuck Like Glue
by Artist, Author, Creativity Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
Jesse Reno
Tweeters We Love
Jennifer Louden   jessicagswift   Handmade Charlotte
@jenlouden
Best-selling author, Wavoring & Serving
the World
  @jessicagswift
Live color to the max!
  @followcharlotte
I'm a designer and vintage scout for all things children, living on a farm with my husband and our five children.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
Paint and Doodle School   hot cocoa pancakes recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Paint & Doodle School
2-Day Workshop
with Jennifer Mercede
Register NOW.

  The First Mess
Hot Cocoa Pancakes Recipe.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

patchwork sofa

quilted fish ornament

namedesignstudio
Chesterfield Patchwork Sofa

BozenaWojtaszek
Quilted fish ornament.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
irrationality of horribilization   carved rubber stamp tutorial   crocheted flower
Irrationality of Horribilization  

Carved Rubber Stamp Tutorial


  Crocheted flower
couched onto Osnaburg.

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January 29, 2012

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Bokey Fun Filter tutorial

Sunday, January 29, 2012

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If I'm walking through the rain
and I hear you call my name
I will break into a run without a pause.


{The Avett Brothers}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Cynthia Shaffer
Bokeh Fun Filter Tutorial

L to R: 1. Peach and Maple Granola Recipe by Good Clean Health.
2. With My Own Two Hands by The Makerie.
3. Be Mine Valentine by AshleyPahl.

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Stefanie Teufel
Barbara Lewis Guest Curator
I love what Steve Jobs said, "You can only connect the dots in retrospect." When you've lived as long as I have, that's a lot of dots ...

Barbara Lewis
  erin siegel jewelry   torch fired enamel jewelry

Stefanie Teufel
I've always imagined Morocco to be very magical and mysterious. This trip should be in MY travelogue! Oh well, one day. I'm so glad Stefanie shared her adventure with us.

 

Erin Siegel Jewelry
Even though it's been 27 years since I was in Erin's position of raising an infant and trying to maintain life as usual, her post brought back those times of frustration AND overwhelming joy! Hang in there, girlie!

 

Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry
A Workshop in Painting with Fire.

 

Denise Hahn Denise Hahn Guest Curator
As a child, making art saved me ... it saved me from book reports and other mundane projects! As I grew into my teenage years my love for creativity segued into theater as I designed costumes and sets for my high school plays ...
the vintage emporium   The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse   In My Blue Room
Holly Loves Art
Her love of my artwork validated me.
  The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse
Not only do I go there to buy items for my artwork, I also donate leftover supplies.
  In My Blue Room

For the Love of ... Valentine's Day  
valentine heart mobile tutorial   DIY simple valentine's banner Tutorial   Little Red Hearts Tutorial
Dollar Store Crafts
Valentine Heart Mobile Tutorial.
  Rebecca Cooper
Simple Valentine's
Banner Tutorial.
  To a Pretty Life
Little Red Hearts Tutorial.

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Wise or Otherwise Rubber Stamping Tutorial by Jenny Doh   circular knitting workshop   brilliance archival inkpad by tsukineko
Cork-Stamped Place Cards Tutorial
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Intimate Weddings
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jenelle van de mortel
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Corey Amaro
The very first blog I followed. Still love Corey's take on life in France.

 

Summerland Cottage Studio
Beauty, beauty everywhere!

 

Van de Mortel Designs

 

Ro Bruhn Ro Bruhn Guest Curator
I feel the need to create art almost as much as I do the need to breathe. I've been making art in some form or other ever since I was a child. It's a way of life for me ...
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Two monologues do not make a dialogue


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  Suzi Blu   van de mortel designs

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Suzi Blu
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Van de Mortel Designs

 

Ro Bruhn Ro Bruhn Guest Curator
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{William Arthur Ward}

 
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Liz Hamman
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Donna Watson
Who knew that art from necessity could be so beautiful?

 

Ingrid Dijkers
Under the Sea, Part 2.

 

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