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Folding an origami box is rather easy and can be done with a variety of different papers. This version is made with a printed pattern on regular copy paper. The images are called Bio Dots and I downloaded them for free at The Craft Chop. You can try your own version with

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Now through 3/10, Cricut is launching its St. Patrick’s Day sale featuring 30% off Infusible Ink, Iron-On Material, craft tools, and paper! In addition, save $50 on a Cricut Explore Air 2, $30 off a Cricut BrightPad, and 50% off Machine and Rolling Totes. Cricut.com is offering Free Economy Shipping on orders

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Don’t you hate it when you pick up a pair of stubborn sticky scissors? Well, here is a quick fix. I am over on the ScraPerfect blog today sharing how I quickly fixed my pair of scissors with the Best Cleaner Ever. [blog post] Related Posts:Making Embellished NotepadsGift Tag Tutorial with ScraPerfectWorking

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St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner so you might want to make this Lucky Shamrock Mug now to get ready. Why is it lucky? Because there is one four-leaf shamrock among all the three-leaf ones. So just like in nature, there is luck in finding it! Can you spot it? And

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Starting today through 3/3, get a Cricut Brightpad for just $49 and Save $30 on a Maker Machine! Cricut is also featuring 30% off Infusible Ink, vinyl, and machine tools! Cricut.com is offering Free Economy Shipping on orders $99+ with code FEBSHIP The following links are affiliates. Save $30 on a Maker

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I recently saw another YouTuber using this Oomoo 30 compound to make a mold and I just had to give it a go. It is a two-part mix. I decided my first mold would be of a few buttons and then I tried rubber stamps. What can you use silicone molds for?

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Crafting with Alcohol Ink has been around awhile. You might have even tried it. I saw someone doing this technique and knew I had to try it out. The variety comes from plastic wrap for the wrinkle technique. This was my first attempt using the wrap technique, and I am thrilled with

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I am not Irish but when I think of St. Patrick’s Day the first thing that comes to mind is green beer. I guess it is a throwback to my college days. So I created this Happy St. Partick’s Day coaster. The design is more like a seal so it could work

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As a design team member, I post on the Rinea blog twice a month. Today I have a tutorial showing you how to line an envelope with Rinea Foiled Paper. [tutorial] Use the following affiliate linking discount code JANETTRIESCHMAN at Rinea for a 10% off savings. Related Posts:Making Awesome Art with an Inspirational WordA

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Today through 2/25, Cricut is featuring excellent sales, 30% off iron-on materials, craft tools, and paper, Cricut Explore Air 2 Machines starting at $199, and 50% off EasyPress Totes. Cricut.com is offering Free Economy Shipping on orders $99+. Use code SHIPFEB. The following links are affiliates. Thank you for using them, in a small way

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