Category Archives: Road Trip Recap

Road Trip Recap: ShurTech Brands, the home of Duck Tape® and other fun ideas (plus, a giveaway!)

I love a good duct tape craft, so I was really excited when ShurTech Brands, maker of Duck Tape®, invited me to visit twice this past month. I got to see the plant floor where they churn out 40 million … Continue reading

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3 in 1: SNAP conference recap; a swag giveaway; and how to make a Decorative Mesh Flower Topiary

There is so much going on today! Last week I returned from my third SNAP conference with SNAP sponsor FloraCraft, and I have a few highlights to share. FloraCraft is also sharing its tutorial to make a beautiful, Decorative Mesh … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: The 2015 CHA Mega Show

Every January, the CHA Mega Show brings together a world of craft enthusiasts, from manufacturers to retailers and designers. This year’s show was a crazy flurry of activity, and I thought I’d share a few highlights from the show. As … Continue reading

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Christmas crafts, cookies, cupcakes and the winners!

I have a crazy list to share today, from a few super-easy Christmas crafts, to Rosie O’Donnell’s first wife (I’m still trying to figure that one out – see #5 below), to the winners in our celebratory giveaway. It’s totally … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: A day at Maker Faire Detroit

Attending a Maker Faire has been on my summer bucket list for a few years now, and finally, on Saturday, we traveled to Maker Faire® Detroit to see what it’s all about. Thousands of modern-day makers assembled at The Henry … Continue reading

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A Brooch Bouquet tutorial, and a new video from Alex Boyé

Happy Friday! To finish the week, I’m sharing two videos today. The first was planned, and it’s all about making a Brooch Bouquet. Do you know of a bride who made her own Brooch Bouquet? DIY Brooch Bouquets are a … Continue reading

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Road Trip Recap: A return to SNAP, the creative bloggers’ conference

Last month, I traveled to Salt Lake City to attend SNAP, the conference for craft, DIY and other creative bloggers. This year was as exciting, invigorating and exhausting as my first trip to SNAP. Have you read other bloggers’ recaps … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: Celebrating a crafty kind of love today!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you have a sweet day, packed with lots of love and a little (or a lot) of chocolate. Today’s post celebrates a love of crafting, as I share a few highlights from the CHA Mega … Continue reading

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Road Trip Recap: A lucky Friday the 13th at the Country Living Fair

Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for me. The Country Living Fair was downstate in Columbus, an event I’d always wanted to attend. Somehow, the planets aligned, the weather cooperated, the school bus came, and I … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: Adventures at SNAP! Conference (and a few winners announced)

Last week’s destination — SNAP!, a conference for craft, DIY and lifestyle bloggers. The three-day event was packed with classes, events, meals, mingling, and making friends. Today I’ll share a few SNAP! snippets, though I was there to work so … Continue reading

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