This Week on Cool2Craft TV – Summer Picnic

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Join host Tiffany Windsor and her special guests for this week’s episode of Cool2Craft TV. This new episode features a ladybug themed picnic. EcoHeidi sets the design theme with a cute ladybug created from upcycled plastic spoons, forks and plastic caps, Candace Jedrowicz wraps plastic utensils with wire and beads and Tiffany glitters up the […]

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Early Summertime Favorites – The Top Sewing Projects of June

At the end of every month, the other craft editors and myself round up the most popular projects from the last 30 days. It’s always fun to see which projects you, the readers, have deemed the best. This month it was especially exciting to reveal the results because with the start of a new season […]

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This Week on Cool2Craft TV – Outdoor Living

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Join host Linda Peterson for Livin’ the Creative Life TV featured on the Cool2Craft TV Channel. Linda gets us in the mood for good ol’ summertime with her show featuring super cool watermelon-themed crafts including watermelon applique placemat, dyed fabric watermelon napkin, glove utensil holder and hand-painted glass goblet. Featured on the Cool2Craft TV Channel […]

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Yard Sales Creativity, Viewer’s Opinions

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  Don’t you just love when you felt you ripped off someone at a yard sale knowing you just picked up something for a nickel that was normally twenty bucks or more. You can’t help but think, pay it real quick, run to the car and leave rubber tire marks on the road thinking that […]

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Guest Post: How to Make a Beaded Glasses Chain

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This guest post was written by Sarah Beckman. Beaded chains for eyeglasses, reading glasses and sunglasses are trending among fashion-conscious celebrities right now. Not only are these chains practical and help you keep track of those always-disappearing glasses, but they are also a fashion statement. A beautiful, beaded glasses chain is practically a piece of […]

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Sunday Preview: Crafts for Kids, Summer Sewing, Crochet Patterns, 4th of July and Quilting

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We’ve got some great stuff coming up in this week’s Quick & Crafty newsletters. Monday: Need Thrifty Summer Crafts for Kids? Goldfish Paper Plate Tuesday: 12 Fun in the Sun Sewing Patterns Oversized Beach Tote Thursday: Another Source for Fabulous Crochet Patterns Popcorn Stitch Flower Afghan Friday: 15 Easy 4th of July Crafts + 10 […]

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Kids Saturday: Paper Crafts

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With easy to obtain materials and simple directions, you can never go wrong with a paper project.   They also make a really fun craft to do with your kids. Here are five paper projects that your children will have a blast creating. Colorful Tissue Paper Frames- Hold your most precious pictures in  creative DIY photo […]

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Kids Saturday: Camp Crafts

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Summer is less than a month away, which means school will be out for the summer and some kids will be sent to the wonderful world  of sleep-away camp.   While you’re helping your kids pack their bug spray and band-aids, you might also want to help them accessorize with these  fun, camp-themed crafts. This camping […]

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When Creativity Knocks: Start the School Year Off Right with these Recycled Projects

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[This is the start of a series from When Creativity Knocks, a great online craft show we are excited to feature. Check back every Wednesday for information on the next video episode and great craft projects selected by Ana Araujo.] Now that Labor Day is over and schools are in session, moms will be going though […]

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