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Simple Chibi Card

I’m not entirely sure why joining a design team and starting at my absolutely busiest time of the year seemed like a good idea, but that’s where I’m at. Back to school and end of the school year are when I am just swamped! A deadline is a deadline though, so I met my deadline. […]

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Summer Days Mini Book & Album

When I saw these sneakers as a Digi stamp from All Dressed Up I KNEW I HAD to have them. Anyone who knows me personally will know I pretty much live in sneakers like this. Well, really I pretty much live barefoot, but IF I have any shoes on, they’re shoes like this. I was […]

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Planner Dashboard- Quick Craft

I got this cute image from the My Besties Shop, as a design team image (provided to me free to play with) and honestly, I couldn’t decide what to make with it. You can see the design team challenge blog HERE, including entering to win prizes with your own crafts, and seeing what others have […]

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Mini Mixed Media Houses

Hi guys! It’s me! I’m back baby, yeah! This is the first new post on my renewed blog. I took a LOT of time off of blogging, over a year, and in the meantime ran a shop (and closed it) and started a vlog on Youtube. The way the new renewed blog will work is […]

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FREE Geometric Flowers Cross Stitch pattern
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Geometric Flowers- FREE Cross Stitch Pattern

I designed this free cross stitch pattern some time ago with the intention of having it in the first magazine issue. Ever since I admitted to myself I didn’t have time for the magazine I’ve really been just reformulating, making things for the sheer joy of it, deciding where to go from here and where […]

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Fun Magazine Flip-Through Videos

Several weeks ago on my Facebook page, I shared that Interweave had a magazine subscription sale. (It’s over now, but certain magazines were $15 a year.) I thought it would be fun if I took the three I subscribed to (Spin Off, Piecework, and Cloth Paper Scissors) and did a magazine flip through video. Just […]

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A flipbook flip through! Video shows the parts and pieces of my recent flip book and talks about what I did. A fun paper craft and snail mail item!
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A Flipbook Flip Through

I recently decided to spend a lazy Sunday working on some paper crafts. I have only recently been getting back into it and acquiring all the papers and bit and bobs required, so I really felt like “Could I pull of something nice? With what I have??” Of course to be playing around is the […]

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A free crochet pattern for super simple cat ball toys!
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Super Simple Crochet Cat Balls

This pattern is almost to easy to bother writing, but I want to share it anyway. If you are a more experienced crocheter you can no doubt make these without a pattern, but you may still be interested in my stuffing. Our Kismet is still quite playful and I often will whip up a quick […]

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Fun and easy thank you cards using Faber Castell Gelatos!
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Easy to Make Simple Cards

When I recently got some new gelatos I knew I would be using them for all kinds of things. I saw a pack of simple “Thanks” cards in the value section at Michaels and one craft practically designed itself. I knew I would use the gelatos to take the simple plain cards and spice them […]

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Unboxing video for the Faber-Castell Gelatos set! From My Workbasket
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Faber-Castell Gelatos!!! Unboxing Video

I mentioned recently that I went to the craft store, and even that I had an unboxing to do. If you don’t follow me over on  Youtube you may have missed some of the fun! I do post a few videos on my channel there that I don’t share here. One was the recent Craft […]

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How to use the Fiskars Boxmaker to make quick custom envelopes, boxes, and adorable bows! -- My Workbasket
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The Fiskars Boxmaker- How to and Review!

Quite a while ago I got a goody box from Fiskars. I was sent the goodies for free but was under no obligation to tell you about them. However, I KNEW I would love this tool so I recorded an unboxing video and a how-to video. The problem was that something was wrong with the […]

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My First Sampler Afghan Block- The Double Parallelogram- From the Leisure Arts Sampler Afghan Book-- My Workbasket
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Leisure Arts- Knit Sampler Afghans – Book Review

I’ve worked with Leisure Arts before, especially on the Knook review, and have teamed up with them again! I was so excited that they were willing to send me this book, Knit Sampler Afghans, which combines 60 pattern blocks to make awesome sampler afghans. UPDATE- 12/04/2018- It appears this book is now out of print. […]

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A quick trial painting to test my new Gouache! A new to me medium that I am not super in love with!-- My Workbasket
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New Art Supplies- 5 Pounds worth, with an Art Supply Unboxing Video

Recently I have been watching quite a few videos over at Creativebug (affiliate link, I make a few bucks if you sign up, which I recommend because it is awesome and I LOVE it!) and several videos of illustrations that I liked used Goache. (pronounced like squash) I don’t have any gouache (well, actually I […]

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Step by step tutorial video for how to make the triple/treble crochet! -- My Workbasket
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How to Crochet Series- How to Triple Crochet! (Treble too!)

It’s time for part three of the how to crochet series, how to do the triple or treble crochet! The stitch is the same, some sources call it the treble, and some call it the triple. In modern US terminology anyway. In other countries the terms are different, and I have encountered antique patterns that […]

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