R.I.P R&B Singer James Ingram

Watching Good Morning America this morning and crocheting, I learned that R&B singer James Ingram dies at 66. Live life …

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019

Another year gone, time to wipe the slate clean. Hello 2019. Christmas 2018 was awesome and New Year’s Eve was …

Learning to Draw – With Paint — Artistcoveries

“…some artists like to do detailed drawings to use as reference before they paint, but many don’t. Some artists do drawings directly onto their canvas before they start to paint, but many don’t.”

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Show Your Love for Local Makers on Small Business Saturday® — Etsy Journal

Photo by Farmhouse MoonIf there’s no place like home for the holidays, there’s no holiday gift quite like one that’s made by a creative entrepreneur in your very own community. And this Small Business Saturday, shoppers in four cities across the US—Austin, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC—will have an extra-special opportunity to stock up…

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How to Make Palmistry-Inspired Candleholders for Your Halloween Bash — Etsy Journal

 

Photo by Amanda KingloffHalloween is a holiday that comes in many shades—more so than just about any other occasion for celebration. It can be silly, gory, spooky, sexy, or—especially this year—mystical and elegant. That’s the aesthetic that inspired this DIY, which taps into the current divination-centric decor trend. Explore Halloween ideas While it’s not exactly…

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Art Is Life

Art is life, life is art. Nature (winter, spring, summer, fall), nudity, color, black and white, in reality, canvas, print, …

Print isn’t dead: Posterzine on the future of print — MOO Blog

The founder of People of Print – and of the only poster in the world registered as a magazine – explains how print can thrive in the digital age. If you ask illustrator Marcroy Smith, reports of the death of print have been greatly exaggerated. The founder of People of Print, an online platform where…

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Vanna White Visits AC Moore — Lion Brand Notebook

Earlier this month, our favorite celebrity crafter and beloved TV personality Vanna White paid a special visit. Vanna stopped by a local AC Moore craft store in South Jersey, where she greeted over 300 fans. She spent several hours meeting fellow crafters, who came out for the opportunity to chat with her and snap a…

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Make your Home a Relaxed Sanctuary — Red Heart Blog

People all over the world are embracing the idea of home as your sanctuary– a place where you can nest with loved ones and feel contentment. Even though we are living in a digital world, we seek surroundings that relax us, help us recharge and encourage creativity. The Danish idea that incorporates these themes into…

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Happy Fall Y’All

Goodbye summer 2018 and hello Fall 2018.  Time for crisp leaves, apples, cider, apple pie, and fall recipes. It’s also …