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Books to Inspire Holiday Baking and Crafting

Baking gingerbread cookies is a big part of our holiday routine here at the CraftSanity headquarters. And the book, “Cookie Craft Christmas: Dozens of Decorating Ideas for a Sweet Holiday” by Valerie Peterson and...

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It’s Granny Time

The kids need new winter gear, so I will be transforming this yarn into granny square hats (Similar to this one.) and scarves. Do you have any favorite granny square patterns? I’m looking for...

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New Video Tutorial for Dragon Boat Holiday Ornament

Hi folks! Check out my dragon boat video tutorial. This will hopefully demystify the project I’ve been blogging about and inspire you to whip up a batch of these fun holiday ornaments to display...

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Another holiday ornament preview… and a confession

After much wrapping, I finally finished the large ornament shown above in progress. I LOVE making these. (Come back tomorrow night for the tutorial.) The woven effect that you can create by simply winding...

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Distracted By Nature

This is a bush in front of my house. For most of the year, I don’t care much for this plant. But now, with the berries so red, well, it stopped me in my...