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Knitting Abbreviations

Knitting Abbreviations

Just learning how to knit? Then, this article with all the knitting terms is for you, the beginning knitter. It's a handy overview that contains all knitting abbreviations. Handy to have. Even for those of us who have forgotten certain knitting terms or who are...

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DIY Postcard Journal Calendar

DIY Postcard Journal Calendar

Need a new calendar for 2018? Need a new journal for 2018?  Don’t buy anything. Instead, create a DIY Postcard Journal Calendar instead.  Here's how. DIY Postcard Journal Calendar Pin It. The idea is based on a perpetual postcard calendar that I spotted a...

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My Favorite Craft Calendars!

My Favorite Craft Calendars!

It's 9 am in the morning, on January 1: Time for a new beginning and some new craft calendars in my home. While I’m all for recycling old calendars and creating your own calendar (In fact, I have an article on how to make your own desk calendar, I could not help it...

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Felt Bows!! Free Pattern + Tutorial

Felt Bows!! Free Pattern + Tutorial

Felt is one of the oldest fabrics known to man. So, for old time sake then, a Felt Crafts Tutorial today: how to make hair bows out of felt. Here is a simple felt bow making tutorial. Once you made your own felt bow, you can use it to embellish just about anything. I...

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Tank Tops with Lacy Roses DIY

Tank Tops with Lacy Roses DIY

I am sitting here writing to you, smiling, because I am so pleased with the Tank Top project I just completed. It looks beautiful. Don’t you think? Tell me if you want some tank tops like this one too!!!   My Tank Tops' Make-over with Lots of Roses This WAS a...

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Frame Hanging Tool

Wonder what this cloth pin with a nail in it is all about?? I tell you, I did not get it either until I saw the awesome result of its use. It’s the handy-dandy super-simple DIY variety of a real estate agent/home stager’s device to hang up an entire wall photo gallery...

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Photo Camera Bestsellers

Photo Camera Bestsellers

It is not often that I feature photography, or other art and craft making tools. However, as we're asked so often about cameras, I thought this could be an exception. After all, we use our camera every day for our blog photos, don't we?! So, it's important to discuss...

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Paint Brushes

About a week ago, a reader needed a bit of encouragement to get back into the swing of painting. I gave her the tip of what usually works for me, which is just to start prepping my workspace, organizing my brushes, looking through my supplies etc and before I know it,...

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DIY Recycled Shutters as Magazine Racks

DIY Recycled Shutters as Magazine Racks

Love this. DIY Recycled Shutters as magazine rack is one of the best recycled shutters decorating ideas I've seen! Fancy owning this recycled shutter magazine rack? I want to own one. Teal / aqua/ Robin egg blue happen to be my favorite paint color range, so this...

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Latest Cricut Cartridges: Oh So Cute!

Wonder where can I buy the latest Cricut die cut cartridges online? I had a similar question and did my research which I’m sharing with you today.  As a beginner with Cricut, I realized that it does not matter if the cartridges were released last week or last...

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How to Use a Cricut Machine

How to Use a Cricut Machine

You might have seen thousands of super-cute Cricut craft results over the years, but don’t have a Cricut yourself.  It makes sense to first learn how a Cricut machine works before buying one. Here is the load-down. Cricut machines are rather easy to use. Whether...

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Graphic Software I Can’t Live Without

... well, I could live without software of course, but being creative is very important to me. And my digital design software offer vital tools in the processes of my digital design, my paintings, my web work, and even my craft blog, FineCraftGuild.com I've recently...

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