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  • Nancy D
    Published 20 days ago
    Everything Translucent Polymer Clay

    Everything Translucent Polymer Clay

    Faux Sea Glass
  • Nancy D
    Published 26 days ago
    Polymer Clay Inspiration

    Polymer Clay Inspiration

    Looking for inspiration for your next polymer clay creation? Then you came to the right place!!! I have tons of photos and inspirational quotes for you. Whether your next project is big or small, you will find your needed inspiration for it here.
  • Raelynn Dusenbery
    Published 27 days ago
    How to Make a Wall Collage

    How to Make a Wall Collage

    Are you trying to decorate that blank boring wall, and make it something interesting? Maybe you’re moving into the dorms, or into your new apartment or house. I have a simple, easy, and cheap way to help you decorate that wall. And when you have to move out, or are ready for a change, it's easy to remove.
  • Nancy D
    Published 27 days ago
    13 Things You Can Mix with Polymer Clay

    13 Things You Can Mix with Polymer Clay

    I don't know about you... but I am obsessed with polymer clay! I love to experiment and mix colours all the time. I really want to stretch the limits and get creative... but in the meantime, I should probably master the basics.
  • CreBobble Bobblehead
    Published 27 days ago
    Steps to Make a Custom Bobblehead by Yourself

    Steps to Make a Custom Bobblehead by Yourself

    Isn’t it cute when you see small, miniature figurines moving their bobbleheads back and forth? Well, it definitely is, and we are pretty sure of the fact that many of you spent your childhoods collecting these custom bobbleheads. But, guess what? Now is the time that you can get your very own personalized bobblehead, at extremely reasonable prices. Yes, you read it right, and, well, custom bobbleheads are, right now, considered to be the hottest products in the market, because, let’s face it—who wouldn’t love the idea of having his very own bobblehead that can do a lot more than just sitting on a desk?
  • Nancy D
    Published about a month ago
    10 Polymer Clay Artists to Follow and Learn from

    10 Polymer Clay Artists to Follow and Learn from

    I have made a lot of improvement since I started working with polymer clay ... but I'm still pretty new! Which is why I love to look at other artists and see what they are up to. A lot of them have blogs where they post tips, tricks and an endless amount of FREE tutorials.
  • Emily Martin
    Published about a month ago
    The Basics of Starting a Bullet Journal - That You Can Actually Keep Up With

    The Basics of Starting a Bullet Journal - That You Can Actually Keep Up With

    I use my bullet journal every day, and I mean that literally. I use mine to help me balance my life, my school work, and any appointments that I have. I've been bullet journaling for 2 years and the first year was rough, I won't lie. I wanted to try everything that looked cool on Pinterest and I ended up overwhelming myself and not being able to keep up with the spreads that I started. After working out all the bugs, I have started my bullet journal for my sophomore year with spreads that helped me my freshman year. I had to read a bunch of blogs for inspiration and to try and get the ideas in my head out onto paper. Hopefully, this post can help those of you who don't know where to start! I have had quite a few friends ask me questions about my bullet journals, so I'm going to try and answer a bunch of common ones I've gotten recently!
  • Luna Jennifer Cross
    Published 2 months ago
    Real, Counter-Intuitive Advice on How to Keep a Journal

    Real, Counter-Intuitive Advice on How to Keep a Journal

    There are three things no one tells you about how to form a habit of writing—particularly in a journal, which I think, anyway, is the most fertile loam for stories, poems, profound realizations, and anything else one could desire to write. These insights run counter to a lot of the advice I read in articles and books on this subject, but the only argument I’ll offer is that my advice comes from over twenty years of non-stop journaling, and represents the key elements I’ve found are needed to free your inner record-everything deep-thought beast. Without further ado, here are my biggest tips for becoming a hardcore addicted-to-writing journaler.
  • Patricia H
    Published 2 months ago
    The Things You Can Do with Chalkboard Paint

    The Things You Can Do with Chalkboard Paint

    Chalkboard paint is maybe the greatest craft tool I’ve ever used. It’s absolutely amazing the things you can do with a simple can or bottle of chalkboard paint. So easy to use, you don’t have to be a DIY pro to get great results.
  • Ashly Williams
    Published 3 months ago
    Where Does the Word Gift Ribbon Come From

    Where Does the Word Gift Ribbon Come From

    Ribbons make wonderful accessories for creative and decorative purpose including hangtags, gift-wrapping, invitations, and greeting cards. Additionally, ribbons and bows are also used to make hair braiding and accessories. For DIY projects, ribbons are used as stay for craft, jewelry, cake decoration, fashion, and haberdashery. Ribbons are essential in the florist industry for wrapping flower bouquets and for decorating various functions. In fact, occasions that require decoration and embellishment use ribbons.
  • Flora Mayer
    Published 3 months ago
    How to Make a Push Pin Travel Map

    How to Make a Push Pin Travel Map

    Are you a travel enthusiast looking for a way to preserve the memories of the places you have already visited and, at the same time, set a reminder for all the places that you wish to visit? If yes, then putting a pin in all these places on a world map canvas is a great thing to do for a start. Such a map would be the best representation of your past and future adventures, coupled with the fact that it a perfect wall décor that would simply fit with every bedroom surroundings.
  • Mark Wesley Pritchard
    Published 3 months ago
    Perler Bead DIY: Block from 'Super Mario Bros. 3'

    Perler Bead DIY: Block from 'Super Mario Bros. 3'

    Greetings, my nerdy fam. Some great things have happened to me recently. Late last week, I got engaged to my fiance, Dale. No wedding date has been set yet, but we're hoping to tie the knot before the year is over. The second thing is that I recently became a Vocal+ Founding Member. I'm grateful to be among over 200 members who are committed to bringing you better content. If you like the articles that I or anyone else has written, feel free to send us a one-off tip. No matter how big or small it is, your tip encourages us to reach out to so many people through our storytelling.