Just In! Announcing Brand New Paper Crafts Classes From Craftsy

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You've waited long enough! On the heels of announcing new gardening classes and woodworking classes last week, we're thrilled to finally unveil brand new new paper crafts classes from Craftsy, including two completely FREE mini-classes. Without further adieu, here are the latest and greatest online classes in Craftsy's Paper Crafts catalog!

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3-D Landscapes: Tricks for Using Light To Create Depth In Your Photography

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Photography | Comments

We see the word in three dimensions, the camera unfortunately only sees it in two. With the creative use of light, however, you can give your landscape photos the illusion of more depth than what the camera can actually capture, restoring that missing third dimension. Read on to learn lighting tricks to add depth and dimension to your landscape photography!

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Great Gourmet Outdoors: Kicked Up Camp Food Ideas

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

Think camping food is just hot dogs and s'mores? Think again! Here's how to create gourmet food to fuel your belly and your taste buds as you explore the great outdoors!

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Dyeing Paper the Natural Way

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Paper Crafts |

Dyeing paper is a great project for sunny summer days. Paper can be dyed with almost anything, from nail polish to Kool-Aid, but I find great joy in learning how to do something naturally. Here's how to dye paper at home using supplies from Mother Nature.

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Cut Metal Discs for Your Jewelry Designs: How To Use a Disc Cutter

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

A disc cutter is an invaluable tool for making your own jewelry components. Wondering what to look for when purchasing a disc cutter and how exactly to use it? We discuss that here!

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Give Yarn Overs a Try with Pretty Eyelet Knitting Patterns

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Knitting |

Few designs say summer like a pretty eyelet. Eyelet is made up of a pattern of yarn over and k2tog that creates small holes in the knitted fabric. And before you beginners faint at the thought of trying the yarn over, don't fear. One of the first sweaters I ever knitted had an eyelet design, and I survived it just fine. Dive in and give yarn overs a try with one of these Craftsy eyelet knitting patterns!

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Fun with Fondant: 5 Top Tips for Modeling Fondant Figures

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Cake Decorating |

If you're struggling on where or even how to begin modeling with fondant, read this post to discover 5 great tips for creating impressive fondant figures and cake toppers!

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