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Crafts

Unique Photo Display

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

With high quality cameras within easy reach on our phones, we’re taking more pictures than ever. It’s time to get those photos of the tech and into our homes. Here are some of my favorite unique ways to display your pictures.

Glitter Picture Hanger

Glitter Picture Hanger

Grab a wooden hanger to create your own easy to change photo hanger. It’s got just enough glitter, and it’s so simple yet chic. It would also be a great way to display your child’s art.

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Free Stuff Friday!!

Happy  Friday, everyone! We have a fabulous and fun prize to give away this week, so let’s get right to it! This week’s winner will receive 2 Paper Accents Build-Its chipboard decorations!

Paper Accents Build-Its will let you add decoration to your home, office or school. Leave your creation plain or decorate it in any number of ways. Paint, decoupage, glitter, fabric, just use your imagination to make it come to life.

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week. We’ll pick the winner and contact them via email. Deadline is midnight tonight and the winner will be announced Monday. One entry per person please.

Question of week: Do you craft on the go, or just at home?

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Ask the Experts: Cards, Embossing, & More

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Q: Should I decorate the inside of my card? What about the envelope?

A:  You can decorate the inside of the card.  Even simple little pieces like corners added around the sentiment makes a great look and continues the theme from the outside in. Stickers, stamps and die cuts are great to use for this. Envelopes can be easily stamped and colored, too.  Keep in mind when decorating any envelope that is to be mailed that the embellishments need to be secured tightly so they aren’t able to be caught in the postal machines.

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Free Stuff Friday Winner!!

We hope you all had a lovely spring and Easter weekend. We’re going to keep the celebration going by announcing this week’s Free Stuff Friday winner. Congratulations to… Jean! Enjoy your new thread pack!

Mettler Metrosene All Purpose Thread is ideal for all kinds of fabrics, including cotton, synthetics, mixed fabrics, linen or silk. It produces a beautiful and durable seam, whether sewn by hand or machine. Colors include #4000 Black, #2000 White, #0778 Muslin, #0975 Apple Seed, #0503 Cardinal, #1140 Sterling, #0271 Winter Frost and #0825 Navy. 100% Mercerized Polyester. Size 40 (Tex 30). 3 ply. 164 yard per spool. 8 pc.

The winning answer to “What’s a quote from your favorite movie?” is…

“Life is like a box of chocolates!”

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week.  Check back on Friday for your chance to win!!

Button Birthday Card

By Kids’ Crafts Contributor Rachel from the blog Doodle and Stitch.

DIY your own button birthday balloon card for someone's special day.

Wish a loved one a happy birthday by making them a special handmade birthday card with colourful buttons.

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