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Glow in the Snow: Paint Watercolor Christmas Lights

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

There is something heartwarming about old-fashioned string lights around the holidays. Try painting radiating string lights for your holiday cards or add the effect to your next painting!

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Spread Tidings of Good Cheer: The Big Black Friday Sale is Here!

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

'Tis the season to save! Avoid the shopping madness and unwrap HUGE savings on kits, fabric, classes & more with Craftsy's Black Friday Sale!

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Announcing the Winner of the #FantasticFoliage Contest!

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Are you a fan of fall? These leaf lovers created beautiful crafts for our #FantasticFoliage contest! Check out the the top submissions, including our impressive contest winner!

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The Stress-Free, No-Contact Guide to Black Friday Shopping

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

Black Friday is regarded as the busiest and, sometimes, most brutal shopping day of the year. Here's how you can benefit from the bargains without ever leaving home (or the comfort of your PJs).

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Working With Layers: Using Acetate in Your Painting

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Painting |

Acetate is a clear film that has a variety of uses, including in painting! With this inexpensive material, you can easily add layers and depth to your artwork. Find out how in this simple tutorial.

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Spectacular Skies: How to Paint a Sunset with Watercolors

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Painting |

You can create a dazzling, multi-hued watercolor wash that mimics the vibrant colors of a sunset with minimal supplies. This easy tutorial will have you painting beautiful sunsets in no time!

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