Felt Chickie Babies

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By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

Felt Easter Chicks

Create a cheerful flock of colorful baby chicks to welcome the arrival of spring!  These candy-colored chickies are cute for decorating, or to add a whimsical touch to Easter baskets.

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Easter Crafts

Bunting & Garlands, Cardmaking, Crafts, Easter, Floral Crafts, Home Decor, Knitting and Crochet, Mod Podge, Needlearts, Paper Crafts, Rubber Stamping, Scrapbooking, Spring, Wreaths 1 Comment

Here in Portland spring came early, we’ve had a mixture of showers and flowers for the past few weeks, but I haven’t wanted to gloat about it until my friends and family in the NE could stand outside without snowshoes or skis. Now that it’s finally warming up and patches of grass are becoming visible again let’s gather our spring crafting supplies and welcome Spring – just in time for Easter!


This cheerful Easter card is a great way to use your favorite Spring colors and crafting supplies and wish a Happy Easter to friends and family. The Charmingly Creative Blog features a huge variety of Easter Cards that make such creative use of all our favorite Scrapbooking Supplies, including Paper Punches, Spellbinders Dies, and Stamps.

Getting Easter Supplies – Charmingly Creative

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Shirt Collar Dog Collar

Crafts, Needlearts, Recycled Crafts, Sewing 2 Comments

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

Quick & Dapper Shirt Collar Dog Collar

Easter is just around the corner, and I think even dogs should look dapper for the occasion.  I wanted to dress my dog up, without putting him in a full on Easter Bunny costume (although I did consider it.)  The Shirt Collar Dog Collar is an easy way to make your dog look fancy without too much to do.

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DIY Ribbon Photo Board

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DIY Ribbon Photo Board

The hubs and I are expecting our first, (a little girl) in July, and we are in the midst of planning out her room. While looking online, Brent told me he thought it would be fun to put a Photo Board over her changing table, I loved the idea. And I plan on filling it with pictures of family and friends.

This Ribbon Photo Board is so easy to make, you will want to make one for every room!

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National Craft Month: Craft Tips

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In celebration of National Craft Month I thought I’d compile a big list of inspiring and helpful craft tips from Craft Experts like you!

Sew Many Ways has brilliant tips for organizing your Sewing and Craft Room. Check out this blog for some crafty inspiration! One of my favorite ideas I found on Karen’s site is this tutorial on how to File Your Fabric.

File Your FabricSew Many Ways

General Craft Tips

“In the spring – I take all the scraps and thread that come from my serger and put them outside along with used dryer sheets and lint and bits of yarn – there are many colourful bird nests in my neigbourhood.” – Susan M. from Gatineau, Canada.

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Shamrock Jars

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Glittery Shamrock Jar

Give a pot of gold made with glittery shamrocks for St. Patrick’s Day. These jars are really quick to make and the perfect way to celebrate with friends and family. You don’t have to be a leprechaun to enjoy these pots of gold!

Shamrock Treat Jars

Fill them with your favorite gold or rainbow candies, or add a tealight inside and watch your shamrocks glow!

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Mixed Cable Headband

Crafts, Knitting and Crochet, Needlearts, Winter No Comments

Easy and Cozy Mixed Cable Headband (knitting pattern)

We’re running out of time to wear our knitted items to keep us warm, but luckily, this project works up pretty quickly. This easy headband is a great way to introduce yourself to cables, and end up with a cute final project along the way. You can choose a different cable, but I like that the mixed cable is both simple and interesting.

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