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International Polar Bear Day

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Since, at least here in the North East, it looks like winter will NEVER end, I thought rather than fight it we will just embrace the cold and celebrate International Polar Bear Day! On this day you could check out some adorable pictures of fluffy white cubs frolicking in the snow or maybe join a […]

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Featured Artist Patti of Mosiax

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What is your feeling when you are creating? According to Patti, “When I am imagining, drawing, sawing, and eventually mosaicking on of my creations, my mind is free of stress and problems. I am in a very quiet place that is free of the more negative aspects of life.” What an amazing way to spend […]

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Hobby or Business

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You love to create, you are surrounded by mounds of fabric, piles of metal, beads rolling around on the floor and your fingers have been glued together more than once. Many of your friends and family have told you that you should sell your work, but are you ready to make that leap from hobby […]

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Featured Artist Cliff of Micro Pendants

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Usually, you glance at a piece of jewelry and see pretty much all there is to see, right? Not so with this talented artisan’s work. Cliff is a multitalented man who always has a variety of irons in the fire. When he is not working on his amazing jewelry, he can be found doing computer […]

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Cappuccinos Are On Me

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Cappuccinos Are On Me A Polymer Clay Key-chain Tutorial By Beverley Start August 2013 Here’s a fun and easy polymer clay picture tutorial for clayers at all levels of expertise. I handmade this tiny mug filled with frothy cappuccino and wanted to share. OK so the colors of clay you will need are white for […]

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When I Grow Up, I Want To Be A Flintknapper!

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I was interviewed on a live radio show not too long ago about the upcoming (now past) Cedar City Summer Arts Festival. One of the questions asked by the DJ was ,”What kind of art can we see at the show?” “We have all the traditional fine arts represented,”I began. “Painters, sculptors, potters… and there […]

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Don’t Step on a Bee Day

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Today is the day that we take care of your safety by reminding you not to step on a bee! Why? Well, number one, it hurts! Secondly, bees are amazing insects that allow us to have amazing flowers and honey as well as some incredible handmade art! Organic Wildflower Honey Bee Beautiful Sugar Scrub 11 […]

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Featured Artist Chris of CTCosta Photography

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When life gives you lemons you make lemonade, right? Easier said than done, though I have found an amazing artist who did just that and found a renewed love for an old passion. Chris Costa lives in beautiful Broomall, Pennsylvania with his wife and four children who range in age from 1 to 17. When […]

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Finding Inspiration for Combining the New Colors in your Craft

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Terri from Craft Biz Blog.com Ever since I posted the Pantone Fall 2013 color palette, I’ve heard from readers saying they are having difficulty combining the colors in their work. I have a 3 word solution to that dilemma. “Take a Walk”. Just glancing at the color swatches, it does look like an odd group […]

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Featured Artist Tamara of Art by Tam

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We learn from our mistakes. We have all heard this before, but Tamara really took this to heart! Tamera is a loving mother of two teenage boys that sees life through an artist’s eyes. She is married to her High School sweetheart…..awe! And is often surrounded by a large and loving family. She credits her […]

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