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Tips to Grow Your TikTok Account

Are you in need of tips to grow your TikTok account? I’m happy to share all I’ve learned. I’m currently a TikTok partner and with that comes a lot of helpful training from the TikTok team. I’ve applied all I’ve learned (as much as my schedule allows), and I’ve definitely

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diy fabric basket

Free Virtual Class: DIY Fabric Basket

I’ve teamed up with Craftsy and Oliso for a week-long virtual event called Sew on the Go! Every day from August 2-6, you can watch a free live tutorial for a project.I’ll be livestreaming on Wednesday on Craftsy showing how to make a DIY fabric basket. A functional project to

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Making the Cut: Andrea Salazar

Making the Cut: Q&A W/ Andrea Salazar

  Have you tuned into Making the Cut Season 2 yet? Heidi and Tim at at it again with a new round of wannabe fashion designers and if you loved the first season, you’ll love this one. I really like the angle of MTYC to find the next big fashion

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Diosa Shirt

Diosa Hermosa Shirt

This is a Bella-Canvas shirt, women’s cut. I have a limited supply of this design to ship. Original Crafty Chica design! 100% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton, 32 single, 4.2 ounce. (Ash is 99% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton/1% poly.) Side-seamed. Shouler taping. Retail fit. Unisex sizing. Tear-away label. This shirt

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Crafty Chica affirmation candles

Crafty Chica Affirmation Candles

Crafty Chica artisanal soy candle, hand-poured in Phoenix, AZ. I’m super thrilled to unveil my new candle collection, Mi Intención – My Intention. I created three beautifully-scented 12-ounce candles to help you with your manifestation and intention setting.  This one is called Recuerdos (Memories) and I wrote an affirmation for you

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How to Make Polymer Clay Conchas & Roses

Here is how to make polymer clay conchas and roses! I recently posted a video showing how to make charm bracelets from excess beads and as a way to unify the theme, I made polymer clay conchas and roses. I had a couple people ask for a tutorial on making

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diy bead stash charm bracelet

Bead Stash Charm Bracelet

This DIY bead stash charm bracelet is what happens when I attempt to “edit down” my craft supplies. You know: Condense, get rid of what is not needed anymore?  Oh, that was such a good laugh! Here’s how it went down – I pulled everything out and then not only

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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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Maya’s first love

I’ve been blogging about my kids since 2003. Any of you who have followed this blog know that I’ve shared all kinds of stories about DeAngelo and Maya. There was a new one I began to write a few weeks ago, but I couldn’t finish it. I couldn’t figure out

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A Date With Nana

It’s been a while since I’ve visited my nana. I traveled so much last year, and then all the deadlines for work and such, I haven’t had time to see her as often as I like. So when my 96-year-old nana called me other day to take her out to

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OMG! My trip to The White House!

Nov – 2016: I visited The White House! Before I continue with my story, I want you to know I paid my own way and bought my own flight. None of this trip or post is sponsored or compensated. I’m simply sharing the info below for those of you who are interested! I’m

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