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Wood Valentine Hearts

Transform large wood cut outs into colorful Spanish-language conversation woo Valentine hearts! Use to insert into floral arrangements or to hang on the wall!

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Call Your mother

REVIEW: Call Your Mother (Weds Night on ABC)

  Call Your Mother follows Jean, an empty-nester mom, who wonders how she ended up alone while her children live their best lives thousands of miles away. She decides her place is with her family, and as she reinserts herself into their lives, her kids realize they might actually need

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craft companies to follow

23 Craft companies and makers to follow!

  Here are 23 awesome craft companies and makers to follow to give you inspiration for the new year! I hosted my first ever virtual retreat early last month. 100 guests joined in and we crafted more than a dozen projects over the course of two nights and three days.

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How to balance hustle and flow

Hustle and flow – What exactly does this mean? For starters it is an award-winning 2005 film about a rapper hustling to find his flow in the world and his dreams. Here’s me as a mom who loves to craft. Nothing in common, right? A LOT in common, actually. Hustle

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Drink coasters from plastic bags! #craftychica

Plastic Bag Crafts: DIY Drink Coasters

  This year, I’ve challenged myself to do more with recycling and repurposing. For those items that can’t be recycled at home, repurposing is a great way to give them a second life. At by Republic Services you can get tons of information about how to recycle correctly, as well as activities that

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candy can hearts

Candy Cane Hearts

Fun project to make for your upcoming holiday party! These are thin peppermint hearts made from candy canes! Supplies: Mini candy canes Cookie sheet Parchment paper Heart cookie cutter Directions: Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Open the candy canes and place them like a heart on the cookie sheet.

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Kathy Cano-Murillo

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Hi, I’m Kathy, The Crafty Chica! My specialty is creative motivation. I’m an artist, author, and speaker and this is where I share my craft tutorials, artwork, articles, books, product lines, and workshops!

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Party Poppers

This project has been getting a lot of hits this week so I thought I’d repost it front and center! Supplies – 1 empty paper-towel

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What to do if a chile seed goes up your nose

I’m a strong-willed woman, college educated, a multi-tasking queen, and I run a happy household. That’s all nice. But why can’t I cook? This feeling of inadequacy hits me every December. As a Latina, aren’t I supposed to be genetically engineered with culinary super powers? Geez, at least for tamal

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