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Art of Crafts Interview: Alice in Paperland

Today I would like to welcome Alice from Alice in Paperland. Alice is one of our featured members over at the Art of Crafts Directory and her store stocks all things paper. 1. Firstly, please introduce yourself and tell us a little about where you are based, for example in which country and part of that country? The company is called Alice in Paperland which is named after [...]

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4 Social Networks You Need To Be Using To Promote Your Handmade Business

If you have a creative business, a blog, a website or an Etsy store for example, then you are going to be looking for ways to get more traffic to your site. One of the ways to reach as large an audience as possible, for no money, is through social media. Here are my top four recommendations for where to start, but first up a caveat. Although the title of my post says that yo [...]

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Chloe Tells You How to Sew: Giveaway

Today I want to tell you about a new book called 'Chloe Tells You How to Sew...' (Amazon UK/USA) and to give you the opportunity to win a copy. The design of this book really took me back to my childhood. It definitely has a 70s vibe going on (eeeek yes I am that old) and it is all the better for that. Remember those Annuals that we used to get at Christmas? I LOVED those an [...]

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Halloween Cat Shelf Sitters

These adorable miniature paper cats are sure to add something special to your Halloween display this fall. I've been visiting my family in Pennsylvania this fall, and am quite taken with primitive and 'folk' artwork; which are the styles that inspired these cute felines. This tutorial is a bit different than my usual craft ideas, because all you need to do is download th [...]

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Christmas Giveaway: Stunning Wreath From Lovehearts

Exciting news today, we have a beautiful Christmas wreath to give away, which has been created by the very talented Penny over at Lovehearts. You can see the wreath featured on this page in the photos and I think you will agree it would look stunning adorning any Christmas home. Anyone can enter this giveaway, just bear in mind if you are outside the UK it may take a litt [...]

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Homemade Outdoor Decorating Ideas for Fall

For many people, fall is their favorite time of the year. The changing of the seasons brings about a relief from the hot weather of summer, beautiful leaves in the trees, and the countdown to the holidays. It’s also a great time to redo the look of your outdoor living space. Since it’s already August and fall is going to be here before we know it, we’re going to take a [...]

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January Crochet Month Giveaway Time: Cute & Easy Crochet

** This giveaway is now closed. The lucky winner, drawn by random number generator is Sharon Goff, who left the following comment “I would love to be able to re-learn crochet so I can pass it on to my granddaughter  ” With thanks to all those who entered and many congrats to Sharon. There will be another giveaway coming soon ** To get us off to a great crocheting st [...]

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Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 1 Christmas Crafting In No Time

***Today's giveaway is now closed and the lucky  winner, drawn by random number generator is......Helen Francis. Congrats Helen I will be mailing you shortly :-) Still plenty of time to win other prizes everyone, so keep entering*** I wanted to do something special for all you lovely readers this Christmas and thus I have come up with a cunning plan to share with you 12 bea [...]

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