Category Archives: Trends

An easy Valentine’s Day craft: DIY Tissue Paper Fringe Topiaries

I have a fun and easy Valentine’s Day craft today – DIY Tissue Paper Fringe Topiaries. These Fringed, Tissue Paper Trees are a fast and inexpensive way to dress up your Valentine’s Day décor (the sequin tissue paper was less … 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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Cupcakes for breakfast at the CHA Show (a cupcake craft, that is)

What happens when the craft industry gathers together to show off what’s new? The annual trade show for the Craft & Hobby Association, or the CHA Show, that’s what.  This year, I was excited to attend the show because I … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day gift idea: Make Mom a Cupcake Bouquet!

The first time I laid eyes on a Cupcake Bouquet was at a school bake sale last year and it was love at first sight. Who wouldn’t love a Cupcake Bouquet? If you’re looking for a swoon-worthy idea for Mother’s … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza Week: Tissue paper + Mod Podge = Ombre Easter Eggs

For today’s Easter craft idea, it’s on to ombre. Have you noticed the ombre trend? Ombre fashion, ombre wall art, ombre pillows, even ombre hair! Well, why not Ombre Easter Eggs? Kathleen George’s tutorial will show you how to decorate … Continue reading

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Right on trend: Make our Needlefelted Woodland Critters

One of my favorite, 2012 CHA Show trends is woodland trend and “woodland critters,” and I noticed that several of you are fans of this trend too. Who can resist a collection of sweet, doe-eyed, needlfelted woodland animals? For your … Continue reading

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Top crafty trends from the 2012 CHA Show (and lots of giveaway news!)

First, a happy Valentine’s Day to you! I hope your day is filled with love and something sweet . . . For you today, I have something we all love — the latest and greatest creative trends from the CHA … Continue reading

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