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7 Genius Indoor Gardening Ideas to Keep You Busy This Winter

Fairy Garden in a Vintage Suitcase

After an amazing year of bursting blooms and juicy vegetables, it’s difficult to abandon your garden to the cooler months and retreat indoors. But, just in case you thought you were taking a mandatory gardening break this season, think again! Here are some great ways to bring your gardening affair inside and keep your green-thumb practiced and fresh for when the warm weather returns.

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Freebie Friday: Celebrate Cake Decorating Day With FREE Resources!

It’s National Cake Decorating Day, and we’re pretty excited — as if we needed an excuse to get excited about cake! So, we’re showing our enthusiasm by rounding up a bunch of fabulous freebies for your enjoyment. From classes you crave to a great giveaway, there’s something sure to inspire every cake confectionist. Start with one, or sample them all. It’s Cake Decorating Day, and we’re not about to put rules on fun or free!

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Why Does the Palette Matter?

Artist Alexey Steele

Enter to win a New Wave Art Palette Pack, including three palettes: the Expressionist, the Highland and the Easy Lift, PLUS three Craftsy classes.

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8 Fall 2014 Garden Trends We Love

Fall Flower Garden

Do you know what’s “in” for your autumn garden this season? Find out what's trending this season, so you don’t get caught with foreign tropical planters or a bubbling water-wasting fountain in your garden—those are out! Read on to learn what's in!

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Scrap It! 5 Tips for Using Leftovers on a Layout

Scrapbook Layout

Have you every looked down at your desk to see a pile of scraps from your paper crafts projects building up? Torn bits of patterned papers, ones and twos of embellishments, partially used letter stickers? This may sound like a mess, but it can be a great recipe for a “leftover layout.”

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Announcing the Winner of the #CraftsyCityscape Art Contest!

Cityscape Drawing on Craftsy

This July, we asked the members of Craftsy's art community to create and submit cityscapes in any medium for the #CraftsyCityScape Contest, and the result was a compelling glimpse into the places we call home. The winner of this contest used pen and ink to incredible effect, creating a composition with head-spinning perspective and a spectacular sense of space and dimension. Take a look!

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