Kindle Winner Announced

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Wow. What an overwhelming response to our Kindle Giveaway. Thank you everyone and all loyal newsletter subscribers. We had 852 entries!

We love each and everyone of you, even though we can only give the Kindle to one of you.… Read More...

10 stamped Halloween treat bags

10 stamped halloween treat bags

 

 

Halloween is fast approaching, and with it come parties, classroom treats, and trick or treating.  Why not dress up those sweets with one of these cute and easy stamped treat bags?  Non-food prizes (think small toys from Oriental … Read More...

Style tips for short curvy girls

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Here are 11 tips from BuzzFeed that were actually written by Cindy Gordon, stylist at Wardrobe Therapy. All the tips are practical, without needing for you to go buy a tons of clothes.

That is, you can do it with mostly things … Read More...

35+ Monster Crafts and Treats

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If you’re planning a monster-themed Halloween party for little ones, this adorable roundup of cute (not scary!) monster themed crafts and treats is perfect for providing party favor inspiration. My personal favorites are the jars of glitter flecked monster slime … Read More...

Corny Science

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If you want to plan a seasonal science experiment for young children, I highly suggest trying these sink or float experiments shared by Theresa from Capri + 3.  She uses three different corn (popped popcorn, dried, and fresh) and two … Read More...

DIY Spider Halloween Wreath

 I’ve been sharing a lot of tutorials by Kimberly from Bugaboo recently. Why? Because she’s been sharing some really adorable Halloween tutorials!

This is an adorable, simple and modern wreath for Halloween. It’s a wooden stick wreath spray painted black, … Read More...

Tutorial: Princess Jasmine costume

Tutorial: Princess Jasmine costume

Tutorial: Princess Jasmine costume

Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings shows how you can make a Princess Jasmine costume.  She made the costume for her niece when she visited Disneyland last year, but this would also make an awesome Halloween costume, … Read More...

Zombie Crochet

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You’ve heard of Zombie debt (ouch!) and Zombie Apocalypse, no doubt.  There are many Zombie references in pop culture these days.  I mean, when you can combine Jane Austen and Zombie in the same sentence, a true phenomenon is occurring.  … Read More...

Crisp Autumn Crochet

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I love it when another crocheter takes a pattern s/he sees somewhere and turns it into a work of art.  Annoo did just that with this stitch pattern she found in the excellent Donna Kooler’s Encyclopedia of Crochet.  Doesn’t … Read More...

A Little Bit of Inspiration

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Back when I started doing polymer clay online – in 2002 or so – I found a community going strong at PCC(polymerclaycentral.com) and lots of people who were big or upcoming names in the polymer clay world. I joined swaps … Read More...