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About Guest Blogger

Interested in Guest Blogging? Got a project idea you would like to share? A craft tip to tell us about? Then sign up to be a Think Crafts Guest Blogger! If you are interested, simply email us at info@thinkcrafts.com with your blog post title, text and attach any pictures. We will let you know if your post was approved or not, and when it will be posted on Think Crafts. Please also contact us if you have any questions or would like further information regarding guest blogging. We look forward to hearing your ideas!

Make your own Guatemalan Worry Dolls

By Guest Blogger Bridget from the Blog Fathom Kid.

Bridget is a passionate early childhood education manager, teacher and advocate. She is the author of Road No Good runner up in the Finch Memoir Prize 2016 and available in bookstores from 1st February 2017. Bridget is a busy mother of two children, a one year old and a three year old. She shares easy ways to help young children develop critical social and emotional skills on her blog at www.fathomkid.com.

Teach kids to create their own worry dolls for times they feel overwhelmed

Like everybody, children worry. Sometimes having someone to listen is enough to help soothe a worried mind. Dealing with problems is a complex skill for children to learn, but it’s important to be able to put problems aside until a solution is found.

These magical little worry dolls will help children develop emotional resilience. They will learn to communicate, develop coping strategies and put their worries and concerns into perspective.

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The Candle Making Mania

By Guest Blogger Satya from the blog Craftopedia

Satya shares tons of tips for painting in all different mediums and on many different things. Check out the YouTube tutorials for even more explanations!

Candle Making

Let your inner creativity out and create beautiful candles for your home for your loved ones. Millions of people incorporate the beauty of candles in their homes for celebrations, romance, and spiritual purposes and even just for relaxing. Candles used to be a vital part of people’s lives. People around the world would use candles to conduct activities during the night, whether those are reading, sitting up late with family or friends. We need light. Candles are relatively cheap and easy to find on the market today. Because of that, why would you want to make candles? For some, the pleasure comes from making something they find meaningful or useful. Others want to create something for home decoration or to gift someone. Candles are the perfect gift for birthdays, weddings, or anniversaries. In this post, we can make candles at relatively low cost and work.

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Miniature Terra Cotta Flower Pot Wreath

By Guest Blogger Victoria from the blog Dazzle While Frazzled.

Check out Victoria’s colorful home decor projects, unique design flair and inspired craft ideas over on her blog!

DIY Miniature Flower Pot wreath by guest blogger Victoria from Dazzle While Frazzled

What better way to bring on the spring sun, warmer weather and the desire to plant some pretty flowers than with a miniature flower pot door wreath?

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Let’s Paint Pots for Home Decor

By Guest Blogger Satya from the blog Craftopedia

Satya shares tons of tips for painting in all different mediums and on many different things. Check out the YouTube tutorials for even more explanations!

DIY Water Marbled Pot

From India to Netherlands, from Egypt to Japan, Pottery and pot paintings had a deed relation with home decoration. Having richly crafted pottery will enhance the classic look of any house. The ancient ‘Pietra dura’ floral designs will give a traditional appearance while abstract patterns provide a modern look to your pots. Thus, for people looking for a hobby that is economical and will improve the look of your interiors is – Pot Painting.

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DIY Felt Whale Bookmark

By Guest Blogger Dea from the blog Lo Hice Yo

Dea shares gorgeous craft tutorials and free patterns on Lo Hice Yo. With cute felt projects, sewing patterns, and plenty of other DIY ideas, you’ll be sure to find inspiration on her blog.

Create this cute felt bookmark with this tutorial from Dea of Lo Hice Yo!

I love whales, though I have never seen one in my life. I love reading, too.  Thus, why not combine both whales and reading together and create a whale bookmark? I am using felt fabric for my whale because felt is easy to work with. Now don’t worry about the templates because here you will make your own felt templates.

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Frilly Ruffle Crochet Scarf

By Guest Blogger Judy from Judy’s Handmade Creations

Judy is one crafty lady! Check out her blog for tons of craft inspiration from card making to sewing to crochet and more! She also sells her own projects in her handmade items shop.

Today I’m sharing a Ruffle Crochet Scarf I worked on last weekend. To make this scarf I crochet with Boutique Sashay Yarn from Red Heart. Click on link below to see how easy this scarf is crochet.

Frilly Ruffle Scarf

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