Thanks to everyone for entering the giveaway for The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making- 2nd edition. You can find my review here.

Congrats to Kate who won the giveaway! Kate, I’ve emailed you. you have  week to respond, if I …

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Two really popular trends this summer are flamingos and pineapples. They’re all over pinterest. This tutorial I shared on my own blog, Punk Projects, features pineapples, but you could easily customize it to feature whatever trend you love best. These …

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I think these “Blooming Monograms” would be an amazing gift to give as a desk accent or wall hanging. All you really need are paper mache letters, floral foam, and silk flowers!

Get the tutorial here- Project: Blooming Monogram.…

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I stumbled across this list of 8 Craft Fair Trends that are popular right now. Things like using trunks and hat boxes to display your art, or using wooden crates. If you’re doing any craft shows this summer, take …

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I just discovered Lindsay’s blog, The Frugal Crafter. She does a lot of different projects, like watercolor painting, art journaling, jewelry, recycling, rubber stamping, kids crafts and video tutorials. One of her most recent tutorials is a DIY for making these  Organza Ribbon Flower Hairsticks!…

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Weaving is SUCH a trend right now. I haven’t ever done any weaving, but I have done some macrame projects (which is also super popular) with my Sister lately.

If you want to try weaving, WhimseyBox rounded up 14 Fiber

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Lauren is sharing a tutorial for creating this Hair Clip Holder on Sew McCool. This tutorial is a great beginners project that is quick, simple and requires no stitching or sewing. I think it’s pretty adorable!

via How to

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Alisa Burke is one of my favorite artists and recently she posted on her blog about “The Art of Chasing a Dream”, where she talks about her journey as an artist, and some important lessons she’s learned.

There are …

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Traditionally made by the Huichol Indians, God’s Eyes are said to give one “the power to see and understand things unknown.”

Rachel from Adventures in Making shared a tutorial on how to make God’s Eyes, but with a variation. She …

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Today I’m reviewing The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making by Tammy Powley. Never heard of this book? Here’s a little bit about it:
This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of jewelry making. It serves as
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Gold is the epitome of glamour and everyone is totally obsessed with it right now! WhimseyBox rounded up 20 awesome glided DIY’s that will add a touch of elegance to the everyday.

Get the roundup here- 20 Awesome Ways To Use

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Patina is “a thin layer that forms on the surface of stone; copper, bronze and similar metals (tarnish produced by oxidation or other chemical processes)”. It is also a great technique to give pennies a pretty colour!!

This tutorial by …

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For those of you in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, this is a great opportunity to learn the art of Zentangle! Beckah Krahula will be at the Amon Carter Museum later this week.

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Join Beckah Krahula, author of One Zentangle …

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 Stephanie is sharing this Restyled Desk Organizer on her blog, DIY Made Simple. She used Washabi tape to give it a fun new look. While I’m not sure what the difference between washabi tape and washi tape are, I think …

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Khadjia is sharing a tutorial for this Monogram Wall Art on her blog. I think it’s pretty cute and can be made custom to fit your style!

 Get the DIY here- Monogram Wall Art Tutorial – Creative Mind Khadija.…

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