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[26 Mar 2013 | 19 Comments | 99,778 views]
Tutorial: Cracked Glass Stones for Crafting

This project is a family favorite. My kids *love* to “crack” glass stones with me. They don’t even make anything with them most of the time, they just enjoy watching the glass crack and then admiring their handiwork. I like to paint the stones, glitter them, set them in bezels, make magnets, and all kinds of other things. But let me …

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[13 Dec 2012 | One Comment | 9,459 views]
Make Glass Mosaic Christmas Trees

I love the glass gems at the dollar store and am always on the look out for great ways to use them. Sarah from Alderberry Hill transformed some plain styrofoam into these stunning trees with little more than paint and these gems. Make yours in staggered tiers like Sarah or keep it simple and use this same technique to make a straight cone tree. Make a …

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[25 Dec 2009 | 6 Comments | 9,073 views]
Make Easy Gemstone Frames

Disney at Ruffles & Stuff came up with a quick and easy (and cheap!) way to make glamorous gemstone frames. Her secret ingredient? Those flat glass marbles you can find in the flower arranging section of the dollar store. This is possibly the best use of these marbles I’ve ever seen! [click here for bejeweled frame tutorial]
You can find a huge array of frames at …

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[26 Dec 2013 | 3 Comments | 2,272 views]
Giveaway: Ultimate Craft Supplies worth over $1000

So, did you all the stuff that was on your holiday wish list? No? Well, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with the Ultimate Craft Supply giveaway! We are giving away over $1000 worth of our favorite craft supplies. These are things that we know and love, and we know you will love as well!
I’m joining up with several other websites to give you these …

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[5 Jan 2011 | 11 Comments | 6,314 views]
Three Ideas for Recycled Craft Storage

If your New Year’s resolution this year is to get organized, you’re not alone.  While sorting your craft supplies and tools may be a tedious undertaking, the effort will pay off when you know exactly where that pink gingham fabric went and you can tell at a glance if you have enough E600 glue left to finish a large project.   Retailers offer a bunch of …

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[8 Feb 2009 | Comments Off | 2,453 views]
Bejewel a Candle Holder

I love the look of this bejeweled candle holder made by Lisa from East Coast Bungalow. She covered an old highball glass with some plastic gems she found at the dollar store. I love the color of the gems! I think the effect is pretty striking. This would be a great technique to use on a vase (you could use a narrow water glass), or …