Has Etsy lost its Indie Cred?

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Once a darling of the indie craft movement, Etsy is now struggling to identify itself with the crafters who made it successful.

Rampant fake “handmade” goods, an inability to weed out resellers and a homogenization of indie crafts is making … Read More...

20 Unexpected Uses For Makeup

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I bet you never thought of rubbing deodorant onto your T-Zone before did you? How about using your flat iron to iron out wrinkles in your blouse? Using a lip brush to apply Mascara? Some of the 20 things are … Read More...

The Ultimate Fudge Recipe List

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I have been collecting these fudge recipes for a few weeks now, compiling my all time favourites to share with you. Now that I have sat and created the post I have the biggest craving for fudge. Back before I … Read More...

Project: Bunny Rabbit Card

Project: Bunny Rabbit Card

This super sweet bunny rabbit card would be perfect for an Easter card or any Spring occasion. Heather Campbell has a video tutorial making this card using die cutting , rubber stamps and she’ll show you how to heat emboss … Read More...

Rainbow Clean Mud

Rainbow Clean Mud
Have you wanted to play in the mud?  If so, check out this recipe shared by Jaime on Frog, Snails, and Puppy Dog Tails. This colorful mud is easy to make at home using toilet paper, Ivory soap, finger paints, … Read More...

Tutorial: Draft a simple dolman tee pattern

Tutorial: Draft a simple dolman tee pattern Tutorial: Draft a simple dolman tee pattern

The relaxed fit of a dolman tee makes it an almost universal wardrobe favorite.  Happily, it’s also an easy top to sew.  You can even draft your own pattern with no difficulty.  Justine from Sew … Read More...

Free pattern: Paper pieced pin cushion

Paper Pieced Pincushion free pattern

Nati of Nati’s Little Things shares this paper pieced pincushion pattern as a free download as part of Craftsy’s “Free Pattern Friday”. They come in two sizes, so you can choose, or make both. These would be great for a swap, because … Read More...

Cool Website- Wordmark.it

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I recently found the site Wordmark.it. Have you heard of it? It’s really neat and perfect for indie craft bloggers and businesses (and even scrapbookers and designers!).  You can type any words you want in and it will show you … Read More...

Clay Bead Basics

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A big part of what got me going with polymer clay was the potential for very, very cool beads. At the time, I hadn’t really found clay online and had a book from the library and one from the book … Read More...

The Ultimate Rainbow Party Ideas Guide

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Rainbow parties are colorful and festive, making them the perfect choice for when you’re sick of the cold and ready for Spring! Freebie Finding Mom has put together a great link roundup featuring ideas for party favors, decorations, treats, and … Read More...