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Wooden Bead Loom

We can't tell you how many hours we spent making rad jewelry on a bead loom as a kid. Somehow between high school and now we lost our cheap metal loom, and we're in the market for a better one. This Wooden Bead Loom ($27)... [More]

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Hello Friend Stationery Set

We love the simple idea behind the Hello Friend Stationery Set ($18, set of 5) from Sparrownestscript. Our days may be busy, but we need to slow down and remind the friends in our lives how much we appreciate them. We'll take a few minutes... [More]

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Logan Mat Cutter

Our recent obsession is finding frames at thrift stores and painting them cool colors or upholstering them with fabric so they're totally unique. The next step is figuring out how to create our own custom matting. This Logan Mat Cutter ($24) costs about the same... [More]

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Pink Cake Ruffle

Does anyone else totally want to throw a Cyndi Lauper birthday party and have this rad Pink Cake Ruffle ($2 per yard) on the cake? We do! We'd Aqua Net the shiz out of our hair and bust out our most fabulous eighties B.U.M. equipment... [More]

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Movie Ticket Rubber Stamp

Our sister has a system with her kids whereby they can earn a movie night (with a projector set up in their bedroom and everything!) and every chore or good deed earns them points for the "concession stand." We think this Movie Ticket Rubber Stamp... [More]

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Winsor & Newton Drawing Inks

Sadly, we did not inherit our mom's gift for art, but we did inherit the love of buying art supplies... Aside from looking awesome, these Winsor & Newton Drawing Inks ($25) are ideal for artsy-fartsy folks who love to illustrate, practice calligraphy, design, and create... [More]

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Aromatherapy Candle Making Kit

Ooommm, Ooommmm, oooommmm, OMG your apartment smells heavenly. Keep your apartment's feng shui in balance with relaxing aromatherapy. Use the Aromatherapy Candle Making Kit ($22) to craft candles for yourself, or invite the girls over for a yoga night and give (or make) candles as... [More]

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Fringe Benefits Scissors

We didn't even know such a craft wonder existed until ten minutes ago when we came across this pair of Fringe Benefits Scissors ($24). Seriously? All that time we spent snipping fabric and paper to get a funky fringe for cards and crafts. We feel... [More]

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Marblex Modeling Clay

We can think of so many ways to use this paintable, self-hardening Marblex Modeling Clay ($10). Make holiday decorations, quirky place card holders, beads, candleholders, vases for fake flowers (this stuff is not waterproof), and pretty much anything else you can think of.... [More]

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Large Circle Scallop Hole Punch

We pretty much use our Large Circle Scallop Hole Punch ($11) every time we want to add a little tag to homemade gifts, bags of handmade caramels, and cellophane-wrapped plates of cookies. We've used it for quirky paper garlands, crafting cards, and funky gift wrapping.... [More]

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Pink Guava Wool Batt

Whether you're spinning your own yarn, or using the Pink Guava Wool Batt ($8) for a felting project, you'll be smitten with the bright color and soft feel of this merino wool. Try your hand at making cool felted Valentine's hearts or a felted bead... [More]

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Garden Cookies Kit

How cute is this Garden Cookies Kit ($38)? Instead of passing out mass sugar cookies for Valentine's Day, why not hand out wildflower seed cookies for your friends to plant? They'll last a lot longer and will remind your friends how awesome you are (and... [More]

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Aqua Divine Twine

Has anyone else noticed that twine is the next big thing in the crafting world? We're seeing it make its grand entrance in wrapping, entertaining, card making, cooking, and pretty much anywhere else those crafty crafters can sneak it. We're thinking it's time to get... [More]

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Strawberry Disco Dust

We don't just make the best cupcakes, we make the prettiest, most sparkly ones, too! Sprinkle some edible Strawberry Disco Dust ($4) on cupcakes and cookies to add a little glitz to any baked good.... [More]

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Forest Gnomes Kit

Did anyone else craft shelters for fairies and gnomes in their backyard as a kid? We remember using pine cones, pine needles, ivy, pieces of bark, and large leaves to craft cool woodland homes. We would have loved to have this Forest Gnomes Kit ($20)... [More]

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Chef's Pencil Set

If you're anything like us, your cookbooks are a mess of written notes, substitution suggestions, and other tips, so why not have some "Chef's" pencils ($10) at your disposal? They might not make you the queen of crème brûlée, or the princess of pastry, but... [More]

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Wee Wonderfuls

One of our very best childhood memories is of making dolls with our mom. (One rainy day she decided that sewing matching dolls for us and a best friend would be a fun craft.) We've thought about those dolls often, and would love to recreate... [More]

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Kitchen Gnomes Dish Towel Embroidery Pattern

As we look around the kitchen and focus on the shabby state of our dishtowels, we feel a little embarrassed at how much our kitchen gets abused. Don't get us wrong, we love that we roll homemade meals out of it every evening and that... [More]

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Strawberry Cupcake Stitch Markers

The sheer cuteness (that's a word, right?) of these Strawberry Cupcake Stitch Markers ($14 for 4) makes us want to take up knitting. We hear it's a relaxing and stress-relieving activity, so first we'll buy all the materials (retail therapy is also relaxing) and then... [More]

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Gold Highlighter

We have a sneaking suspicion that until we fully use up the edible Gold Highlighter ($6), every baked good that comes from our kitchen will look like it was touched by King Midas himself. Just mix in a little lemon extract, and you've got gold... [More]

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