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Reprodepot Pattern Book

Hey crafty ladies (or wish-we-were-crafty ladies)! Here's a keen idea that'll help you knock out a bunch of paper crafts like a pro: The Reprodepot Pattern Book: Flora: 22 Vintage-Inspired Textile Deigns ($17) includes a CD full of wonderful patterns that you can print yourself... [More]

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Stitchable Stationery

We're all about the gratification of D-I-Y, but sometimes it's a lot of effort to T-R-Y, you know? Stitchable Stationery ($13) provides everything you need to make six sweet hand-stitched cards, including cards that have easy to follow templates, so you don't have to worry... [More]

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JGoods™ Sneaker Customization Kit

Granted, the finished examples shown are neither hip nor attractive, the JGoods™ Sneaker Customization Kit ($45) would still make a thoughtful gift for our urban oriented hubby. There are qualifications for this V-Day gift, of course; the lucky recipient must love sneakers and must be... [More]

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Williams-Sonoma Message-in-a-Cookie Cutters

While most people might use the pre-made phrases from the Message-in-a-Cookie Cutters ($20) to send a sweet sentiment of love, thanks or celebration, we're thinking of using the loose letters to spell out "Wanna bone?" 'cause we're classy sassy like that!... [More]

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ReKnit Old Sweaters

If you have a favorite old sweater that the cat ripped into or is a bit out of style send it to ReKnit and have it remade into something new, different, and useful. This month your old sweater (or the new sweater you got for... [More]

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Don't Be Puzzled Martini Glass

The game of love is confusing, and the Don't Be Puzzled Martini Glass ($24) seems to be an ode to the jigsaw puzzle of broken hearts that scatters our past. Ok, that was a downer, but this idea is a blast, we promise. Designer Tracy... [More]

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Tatebanko: Hiroshige, Evening Snow

No good with a needle? Burn water? Can't even draw a stick man who looks reasonably healthy? You clearly just haven't found your craft. For your next foray, we'd suggest tatebanko: the art of creating paper dioramas. The marvelous people at Tatebanko.com, in their attempts... [More]

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Wishing Wall Frame and Chest

We've never seen a Wishing Wall ($45) before and are brimming over with wonderful ideas for how to use this honeycombed holder and the colorful papers that fill it! Of course it would be lovely as a guest book alternative at a wedding, or a... [More]

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Heroes of the Rebellion Crochet Pattern

Sir, sir! The rebel alliance is here, and they've got... beady eyes and yarn hair? Indulge your creative geek side with this Heroes of the Rebellion Crochet Pattern. ($10) It includes instructions on how to crochet Luke, Leia, Han Solo, and Chewie from scratch. And... [More]

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Know It All No. 2 Pencil Set

We've all got a know-it-all in our lives, and now we can beat 'em at their own games with a set of Know It All No. 2 Pencils. ($11 for set of 6) Keep 'em at your desk , and you'll feel ever so smart... [More]

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Lace Tape

Make all gift wrapping projects as dainty as could be with Lace Tape ($5). This lovely embellishment comes from the our fabulous friends from across the pond at Papermash, and we are squealing. It's like they pulled some inspiration from paper dolls to put the... [More]

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Smencils

Remember Mr. Sketch markers? Meet their subtly scented successor: Smencils ($15)! While we definitely think that these would be great stocking stuffers for kids this season, we secretly want a set of our own. These colored pencils are scented with great flavors like cinnamon, orange... [More]

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Miss Doodle Doll

Our friend Barbie might have a slew of wardrobe options, but Babs doesn't have anything like the hand-drawn creations our favorite little girl will create on the Miss Doodle Doll ($50). Let your little artist/fashionista go to town creating a stylish look and stunning makeup... [More]

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PlayShapes

Have you been trying to get your kids to use more of their imagination during playtime? This bag of PlayShapes ($185 USD) might just do the trick. With 74 different shapes to choose from, your child will enjoy endless hours of creating characters, houses, towns,... [More]

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Project Runway Sewing Machine

Project runway may be over for this season; can you believe the queen of mean, Irina, won? Her clothes are awesome, but that attitude belongs in the gutter. Anyhoo, even though Season 6 is over, keep the fashion alive with this limited edition Project Runway... [More]

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Cool Badge Maker

We're wondering if getting crafty for the holidays could end up saving us a bunch of money. There's only one way to find out. With the Cool Badge Maker ($15) we can make customized pins for our friends and family and encourage our kids to... [More]

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Porcelain Ice Cream Cone

Virginia Sin makes some really cool pottery. Fill a Porcelain Ice Cream Cone ($18) with cute underwear, candy, or just fill it with ice cream like she originally intended, for a sweet treat for a sweet friend. She also makes some paper plate designs that... [More]

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Special Guest Post by Keyhole Photo: Earth as Art

Hey kids, it's time once again for a word from our go-to photog, Meggan Haller. Meggan and her husband Jeff, the owners of Keyhole Photo, serve up documentary-style photography and are some of our favorite people to boot. Want more? Check out their blog, look... [More]

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Seconds Series Plate

Jason Miller designed these plates to be a little "off". Each Seconds Series Plate Set ($130) features 4 vintage plates that have been re-glazed with an updated bird pattern. Now, they go further into detail about how these plates somehow challenge the modern consumer, something... [More]

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Mini Flower Press

Memorialize the last wildflower before the onslaught of winter, or seal the miscellaneous gift deal with the Mini Flower Press ($5). This endearing pocket-sized tool is romantic and sentimental - perfect for a scrapbooker or general nature fan. Really, it's a darling idea that puts... [More]

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