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You can easily upgrade a glass cutting board from the Dollar Tree into something worth putting on display. It was really easy to do using etchall etching creme. In no time at all, the cutting board was transformed. Make one for yourself or to gift.  Materials: etchall etching creme paintbrush scrap of

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Coffee, whether it is plain or fancy has an aroma that is pure bliss to many. Can you survive without coffee? Which is your favorite, or is it too hard to pick? Get this free printable and make your own stickers, or print and cut for crafting. However you use them, you

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I am a design team member for ScraPerfect. Each month I post two tutorials on their blog. Today I have a tutorial for making a 3D Party Decoration. They are really versatile and can be made in a variety of different sizes as well as used for a variety of different applications.

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I am really excited to share the new Machine Tool Organizer from Cricut. It sells for $29.99. This post and photos contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through any link, I will receive a small commission at no extra charge to you.Any supplies used may be given to me free of charge, however,

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Links are affiliates and help support this site. For three days Cricut is having a huge machine sale. The Cricut Maker at $299 the promotion will run 5/29-5/31. Save 20% off All Materials! Valid through 6/2 Save 20% off All Accessories! Valid through 6/2 Related Posts:12 Days of CricutCricut’s Fall SaleCricut Black Friday SaleHomemade Sale

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The decoupage paper I used was Quite Place. It is a part of the Out in my Garden set from Denise Boddey Designs. The one-sheet covered the entire project and was used in a few different ways. The Quite Place design has a colorful plant design with a subtle overall pattern. The different areas

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These Ribbon Flowers are very versatile. You could use them as craft embellishments or how about for clips in girl’s hair? I found them to be very comforting and peaceful to make, maybe even more therapeutic for me than for their final use.  This post and photos contain affiliate links. If you

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I was so excited to get a sample of the Swift Bead Needle by Clover. I originally saw it demonstrated at Creativation in January and I was speechless when I saw it. I know it is going to dynamically change how I bead and make jewelry. The Swift Bead needle is available

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The minute I saw this decanter advertised on the Dollar Tree website, I knew I had to have it. I wanted to etch it with etchall. I love the iridescent quality of the glass. I had a hard time deciding which color decanter to get but ultimately decided upon the purple version.

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Designer Craft Connection is having a blog hop sponsored by DCWV’s Petal Paper. I’d never worked with Petal Paper before so I ran a few tests before I decided upon what I was going to create. I will share those experiments with you before I share the tutorial for my project. Visit

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Janet Van Lone Trieschman is a mom who loves to create. She left a career as a college professor teaching Graphic Design to raise her family. Looking for a creative outlet, Janet started a website;
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