Link Love: The DIY Dreamcatcher

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Channel your inner bohemian because dreamcatchers are back. Or they never left. Either way, these whimsical and lovely pieces have taken the spotlight in home decor and now you can learn to make your own. "What are dream catchers?" you ask? Well, according to Google, the dreamcatcher meaning is: "a small hoop containing a horsehair mesh, or a similar construction of string or yarn, decorated with feathers and beads, believed to give its owner good dreams. Dreamcatchers were originally made … [Continue reading...]

Creating Connections at the CHA Blogger Networking Event

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For the past three years at the Craft and Hobby Association’s Winter Trade Show in Anaheim, CA, Prime Publishing has been hosting a hot-ticket event: the annual Blogger Networking Event. Not only do we supply free food and drinks at this event, but also an opportunity for bloggers and companies to meet each other, as well. At such a huge trade show like CHA, it's often hard for bloggers and companies to connect on a personal level. This event offers bloggers the opportunity to not only … [Continue reading...]

What We Saw at CHA 2015: Craft Trends Report

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We had a great time at CHA 2015!  The showroom floor was buzzing with plenty of great new products and trends.  Here are a few of the trends that we think will be taking the craft world by storm in 2015. String Art We saw this craft at several booths this year! String art is […]

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Link Love: DIY Antlers

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It’s time for a somewhat unusual link love post, but unusual in the best way. Because, quite frankly, these craft projects are actually becoming more and more common and we don’t hate them. In fact, there are plenty of reasons crafting with antlers is actually quite amazing. Some things to note before you send PETA […]

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18 Fabric Flower Crafts To Brighten Winter Days

When the weather is just barely above freezing, it’s hard to think about flowers. In fact, it’s during this time of year that  you begin to forget what warm weather feels like and pretty flowers look like. It’s easy to let the cold and dreary temperatures bring you down, but what you might not know […]

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The BEST Craft Projects of 2014!

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Happy New Year, crafters!  One of my favorite things about starting a new year is that it’s the perfect time to learn something new.  I don’t know about you, but I’m excited to learn how to knit this year…and I’m also looking forward to learning how to cross stitch. If you have some fun crafty […]

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16 Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns You’ll Want To Keep For Yourself

I can speak from personal experience that handmade afghans turn into lifelong keepsake. In fact, I have two homemade blankets that I absolutely adore and consider to be my most treasured items. To me, nothing is more special than knowing someone put so much time and care into the creation of my blankets. When I […]

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Need a Knit Dishcloth Pattern? You’re In Luck

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Now that I live on my own and have my very own kitchen, I know one thing for sure: everything costs money. When I was a kid, items would just magically appear, I would use them and that would be that. But now, I have so many responsibilities, including keeping my kitchen clean and stocked […]

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13 Mason Jar Crafts To Make Now (And Later)

Mason jars are my absolute favorite craft supply. They aren’t intimidating, they don’t cost much and they’re infinitely adaptable – what’s not to like? Since Christmas is just around the corner and I haven’t started shopping for gifts yet, I’m feeling a twinge of last-minute anxiety. Since I don’t have a ton of time to […]

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Not Too Late To Decorate! 13 Christmas Crafts

Wait, how is already December? Just five minutes ago, I was laying out in the sun, soaking up the last few rays of the season. Almost overnight, the days became darker and the air became chillier. I feel like the holiday season arrived before I could fully prepare! Do you feel the same way? If […]

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