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Crafty Vida: Vision Boards & Manifesting Tips

Are you in the mood for vision boards and manifesting tips? January is the month of getting right with our goals. Whether they are big or small, it’s just helpful to organize. I’m ALWAYS evolving in this area! I have past article on this topic that are super helpful, but

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Luisa Leon

Life Lessons from Luisa

    “Hi, Kathy!” she said as she clasped my hand and shook it eagerly. “I’m Luisa and I just want to let you know we’re gonna be really good friends!” She then burst out in giggles and patted the air with her hand to let me know to relax.

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My new book + Crafty Corazón online retreat!

My new book, The Crafty Chica Creates, is finally on sale! This title was supposed to come out in November, but due to all the shipping container issues it was delayed. It’s nice to know it all worked out! Here is the link to purchase! As a way to celebrate

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cafecito cup cset

Cafecito Cup & Saucer Set

This cafecito cup and saucer is brightly painted and has a black speckled coat of food safe varnish.   I designed the actual bisque pieces and painted and fired them in my kiln. Price is for one tea cup set.   4 ⅛” Dia x 2 ⅝” H Saucer: 4 ½” Dia

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La Jefa ring dish

La Jefa Ring Dish

A small but mighty ring dish for LA JEFA! Use it to hold small jewelry items, notes, keys, whatever you need close by in a special spot! It also works as a dessert or snack dish, perhaps as a sage holder, whatever you want! This design features my lettering that

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Crafty Chica Greeting Cards

Crafty Chica Greeting Cards

Did you know I designed a Crafty Chica collection of Latino greeting cards? There has been a LOT going on behind the scenes over here at the Crafty Chica headquarters. We’ll start with the cards and I’ll post in the future about the other exciting projects! NOTE: If you want

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How to Make Air-Dry Clay Ornaments!

You’ll love making these these air-dry clay ornaments! They are inexpensive, easy to craft, and come out looking so juicy and cheery. I crafted these for Christmas, but you can use any cookie cutters to theme them for any time of the year. They make great little giveaways, party favors,

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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!

Let’s work together! Check out my services page HERE.

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Tie-Dye Onesies

These Valentine tie-dye onesies will sweeten up your baby even more – create vibrant red, pink and purple tie-dye wearables that are easy and fun

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Stamped Clay Mugs

Painting coffee mugs are my thing, I’m always looking for new ways to make them. For these stamped clay mugs, I used pasta letters! Here’s

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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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Know Your Culture: My Immigration Story

  Today I’m off to New York City to partake in the Latism conference. This will be the first time I’ve attended this gathering, I’ve always wanted to, but something always came up date-wise. This is definitely a good time to go. I’m one of 100 Latina bloggers invited to

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