Tag Archives: FloraCraft

Road Trip Recap: A few favorite photos from Creativation

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m celebrating a love of crafts today with a few glimpses from the Creativation trade show, held last month in Phoenix. This annual trade show is all about crafting and creating, and it is packed with pretty. … 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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A forest of Christmas Cones, and a “thank you” giveaway!

It’s sort of like Christmas morning here with lots of beautiful Christmas trees and presents, too. First, I’m sharing a dozen clever and creative Christmas Cones made by the fabulous and hard-working Make It: Fun® Team. We are so glad … 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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Wreaths Galore! Tune in a week of wreath-making video tutorials

I’m back for an extra post today because I have been remiss in not filling you in on a very exciting craft-happening this week . . . Carolina Moore and Angie Holden, the ladies behind Crafty Hangouts, have gathered an … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: A tour of Better Homes & Gardens headquarters

I have another crafty adventure to share today. I’ve already mentioned the CHA Show and my trip to FloraCraft, and today I’m going to fill you in on our trip to Des Moines, Iowa, to visit the headquarters of Meredith … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: A journey to the home for genuine foam

I’ve taken a few road trips recently, starting with a trip to the Craft & Hobby Association Show in January. Next, I travelled from the shores of Lake Erie to the shores of Lake Michigan. My destination – Ludington, Michigan, … 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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