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Happy New Year!

Make your own special occasion garland following this easy DIY project courtesy of Kaboose . All you need is felt, string, glue and some glitter. We highly recommend this project for kids :).

Here are the instructions for making the felt garland: What you'll need: Felt in various colors Scissors Felt glue Sequins Glitter glue 2- 48" (each) long pieces of white yarn... Read more
This year I did half of my Christmas shopping online and half offline.

I needed to buy something for my mom, my brother, my cousin and her boyfriend and for my cousin’s daughter and her husband, plus a couple of girlfriends. Luckily, all grownups, though I think shopping for kids would be a lot of fun too.

I spent exactly one evening ordering things online and about 4 full days shopping at different malls... Read more
As we approach the now very close big day, no doubt the majority of us have the main aspects covered, the tree, the presents and well stocked food cupboards. Sometimes, I find that I want to add those extra finishing touches to the decor, but amongst all the things that put our lives into overdrive over this very busy period, it’s hard to take the time out to make everything happen.

This final week before... Read more
It's the Holiday Season coming. We prepared a checklist for you to make sure you don't miss any steps in your holiday online store preparation process.

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and we will send you the file via Facebook Messenger! Read more
Photography might be the last thing on the mind of a jeweler or designer, but the images that creators take of their work directly impact how appealing the pieces are to viewers. It can also be trickier than you might expect to properly shoot earrings or a necklace, especially to capture it looking its best.
Since we can’t all be professional photographers, we’ve corralled the help of one of... Read more
Nothing inspires us more at Suburban Turban Headwear than the wonderful feedback and kind comments that let us know the difference that our headwear makes in helping women rock their style and feel their confident, beautiful best - and, most importantly, still feel like themselves - whilst experiencing hair loss.

When we see pictures posted shared on Facebook or Twitter by those who choose to share... Read more
Last week we picked a few really big Halloween pumpkins at a local farm just outside the city.
Usually, I like doing my own designs for carved pumpkins. But this time I decided to do some research to find inspiration and to do something different.

There is a ton of websites on the web offering great tips and free patterns from spooky to elegant to funny, so you could get your Halloween pumpkins ready in no... Read more
In this post , I'm reproducing the best pumpkin carving technique by craft guru Martha Stewart.

Pumpkins (above) carved using various techniques as seen on Martha Stewart's site

I really like the idea of doing fall leaves on pumpkins. It's seasonal and a fun alternative to a spooky face and definitely gives a fresh look on pumpkins carving.

For the leaf shapes, the project recommends that... 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... Read more
Are you looking for ways to drive more traffic to your iCraft shop in 2018? Or for ways to earn more online broadly?

It can seem overwhelming, but growing a following is one of the absolute best way to expand your online earnings as a crafter. While you can’t expect an email list of 10,000 overnight – if you take the right steps, building an online following is also 100% achievable.

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