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Miranda Cat Tape Dispenser

Ditch those flimsy plastic dispensers that come with your Scotch tape (or forty-nine-cent generic brand "adhesive"). Instead, use the sturdy, wooden Miranda Cat Tape Dispenser ($20) in your gift-wrapping and tear-mending. Not only is she cuter to look at, she stands upright properly. You'll be... [More]

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Doctor Who Toile

To celebrate season seven of Doctor Who, sew yourself a simple skirt with Doctor Who Toile ($18 per yard). The pattern may look rather dull at first glance, but soon you'll be spotting Daleks and Weeping Angels peeking out from behind the bushes. Luckily, the... [More]

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MUJI Funny Face Stamp Set

Sure, the MUJI Funny Face Stamp Set ($20) is a bit old-fashioned. Isn't there an app that does the same thing, only with three hundred more facial options? Probs. But isn't spending an afternoon unplugged with your goddaughter or nephew three hundred times more satisfying?... [More]

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The Starry Night Master Kitz

We're thinking of taking up art forgery. We've heard it's pretty lucrative. The only downside? We have the artistic skills of a six-year-old. Lucky for us, The Starry Night Master Kitz ($30) makes it a breeze for us to rip off one of the most... [More]

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Multicolor Tassel Garland

Brighten up your big events with the Multicolor Tassel Garland ($130) from CONFETTISYSTEM. Twelve feet of hand-sewn tassels would look fabulous strung across a head table, or woven together with twinkle lights and hung from the ceiling. There are endless ways to ooh and ahh... [More]

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Smart Smencils

We were already digging Smencils (pencils made of recycled newspaper infused with an array of fun fragrances, from cherry to chocolate). But these Smart Smencils ($45) are more than just an excuse to stick writing utensils up our noses. They pack a powerful olfactory punch... [More]

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Plump Flump Beginner Knitting Kit

We suffer pangs of really, really wanting to learn how to knit well, especially after we peruse places like Etsy. Talk about knit-envy. The trouble is, our total output consists of about a dozen lopsided pot holders and a few sad little dishcloths. Not really... [More]

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Traditional Mexican Paper Flowers

We love the idea of decorating for our next party with these festive paper flowers ($33, bouquet of twelve). The big blooms and bold colors will make for standout centerpieces. We've needed an excuse to try our hand at churros for a while now!... [More]

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Coastermatic

OMG you guys, we just took the most ah-maaazing picture and then we totes Instagrammed it so it looks like we took it in the '70s, and we added a focus and it's just the greatest thing ever! Wanna see? Avoid that whole conversation by... [More]

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Flower Cake Wraps Template For Cricut and Sure Cuts A Lot

We're certain no one will notice that bottom of your cake is a frosted mess, the top is sloping, or that one side slid into the back seat when your boyfriend slammed on the brakes at a stop sign he nearly missed. What people will... [More]

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Blom Paper Flowers

Punch out the Blom Paper Flowers ($15) for use in a million and one crafting projects. You can attach ribbons or the included floral wire and use them as gift tags, or stick them onto wooden skewers to make cupcake toppers. We think these would... [More]

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Honest Boy Pencil Sharpener

We never tell a lie. Oh, who are we kidding? We're queens of the little white (big blue) falsehood. That's why we're very glad we aren't cursed to have a body part expand every time we stretch the truth a bit, like the sucker fairy... [More]

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Martha Stewart Crafts Glitter Flocking Powder

Glitter Flocking Powder ($20) isn't just for dusting cards and cutouts. Oh no, friends. Apparently all kinds of quality nail art can be created with it, too! Usually we achieve the sugared look by overeating Peeps, but for lasting results we paint our nails with... [More]

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Color Appeel Crayons

Everyone knows a kid who refuses to color if the crayon is no longer pointy. Annoying, but understandable, no? How can you be expected to color within the lines if you're using a blunt edge? These Color Appeel Crayons ($10) stay sharp and tidy, and... [More]

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"You're Old" Birthday Cake Candles

Birthday coming up for someone special in your life? If you're in charge of the cake, why bother counting candles? (Let's admit: it gets harder every year.) Instead, cover your bases with these "You're Old" Birthday Cake Candles ($7). Like the Magical Sitar, they only... [More]

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Tree Crewel Embroidery

With all our friends popping out babies, we're starting to run out of cool baby shower gifts. We're getting a little sick of buying onesies, bottles, and baby shampoo, and we're planning on giving this Tree Crewel Embroidery ($14) to our next round of knocked-up... [More]

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Deluxe Decorating Pen

We were going to make a joke about how you can get your kids to eat veggies by using the Deluxe Decorating Pen ($17) to let them dress their plate with cheese sauce or ranch. But, let's be honest, we want one for ourselves for... [More]

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Monkey Puppet Kit

When your sister said babysit, she didn't mean plant the kids in front of Dora the Explorer for four hours while you stalk your friends' profiles on Facebook. Establish yourself as the coolest aunt by bringing this Monkey Puppet Kit ($16) to keep the kids... [More]

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Portable Scissors

We can think of many times we've wished we had a pair of scissors handy. Like the time we forgot to cut off the tag on an incredibly delicate silk tee (no ripping of tags there!), and the time we were trying to speed-wrap a... [More]

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Pop Tart Cat Scarf Pattern

After a sugar-fueled breakfast of strawberry Pop-Tarts we had the genius idea to write about "fancy" Pop-Tarts, which, somehow, led us to the most awesome discovery on the Internet. The Pop Tart Cat Scarf Pattern ($5). Fo Realz? Yes, people, you can now grab this... [More]

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