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Miranda of Calming Stitches is a busy young Mom who loves to create beautiful, charming and useful knit and crochet crafts. Tell us a little bit about yourself I have been knitting and crocheting for over 20 years. My shop offers a wide range of hand knitted and crocheted items. I currently have three young children ages 5, 2, and newborn (she was just born in January 2015). They keep me quite busy... Read more
Valentine's Day is almost here, and I'm delighted to take this opportunity to introduce you to Evelyn Morocho, the creator and designer of “ NJ Creative Cards ”. Evelyn features creative cards for any occasion, and specializes in personalized, customized requests, including the language of your choice.

Tell us a little bit about yourself

My name is Evelyn Morocho, born in Canada with Cuban... Read more
This time of year, we want our homes to reflect the coziness, happiness and luxury of this special season.

One of the favourite things to do at my house is to decorate the tree and the whole house, not to mention ourselves and loved ones! Here are some of iCraft’s large selection of Christmas ornaments for tree, house and people.

You can almost feel the buttery smoothness of this Christmas ornament... Read more
Last minute shopping for just about everybody on your list?

So much to do at this time of year, shopping, planning parties, house decorating, finding presents for family and friends, not to mention our regular lives! Here just a few of iCraft’s selection of great gifts for babies through to grandparents.

This adorable Woolly Lamb Hat (6 months) from Fanztastic Crafts will keep your baby warm... Read more
I always look for practical gifts, something that people could actually use during holiday season or later on daily bases.

How many Wine Lovers do you know?

I know a few. :) So this holiday season I decided to pick really cool handmade gifts for all my wine-loving friends and family members.

These awesome wooden boards from Atelierunikart from Quebec are made from reclaimed birch and black walnut.... Read more
Ukrainian painter Sasha Putrya was painting non-stop all her life, as if she knew it will be cut short.
She lived for 11 years, 6 of which she battled leukemia, leaving to the world over 2,300 of her unique pen drawings and watercolor paintings .

Sasha didn't study painting and, due to illness, couldn't even go to high school after attending classes for 1 year, yet somehow she managed to learn so many... Read more
It's no secret in my house that I have an addiction. However, I am surrounded by enablers. It's pretty harmless actually. I love pretty papers and colourful card stock . I can't get enough of it.

The problem is that my inventory far outweighs my production ability. So I try to place self imposed limits on myself. I want to make sure that I am really and truly maximizing the current papers I have,... Read more
Its not even a winter yet, but you can already spot babies and little kids in poofy jackets, knitted scarves and cute hats. It seems like parents can't wait to bundle up their bundle of joy.

How Warm is Too Warm? I've heard this from many parents that you should dress your kids the same way you dress yourself . So if you are putting on a hat and gloves, you should probably put those things on your kids... Read more
What can a bride wear on her wedding day if she is experiencing extensive hair loss? We receive emails from many clients with long term hair loss concerns asking what they can wear for their ‘big day’. It seems there is little out there when it comes to stylish bridal headwear that completely covers your head. Beyond the 'beanie': bridal headwear that is beautiful in its own right... Read more
The role you play as a consumer of the fashion industry is critical for the healthy future of our planet, and ourselves. Do you know how many toxic chemicals are leached into the environment from the fashion & textile industry? Take a look at this video from Greenpeace.

Governments can create laws around environmental issues, but nothing will have a greater, faster and more sustainable impact than... Read more



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