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8 crafts to make with a skull mold

I got these silicone ice cube molds at the dollar store that are shaped like skulls. I thought of several projects you could make with them, and have posted tutorials for a bunch of them over at Dollar Store Crafts. … Continue reading

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Make a Peg Family

Make a Peg Family by Heather Mann, Dollar Store Crafts I wanted to make peg people for SO long before I made these ones — I had the pegs in my stash for at least two years!  My kids love … Continue reading

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Make Molded Sugar Skulls

Make Edible Sugar Skulls -written instructions at Dollar Store Crafts. My son and I made these molded sugar skulls yesterday with a silicone ice cube mold that I got at the dollar store. It was very simple, and my 4 … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Update: $747 Raised for CROQ 12

Last week I told you about my Kickstarter.com project: Printing CROQ 12. I have to raise $2000 by August 20. I’m happy to report that so far, we’ve raised 37%! We still need help, though. There’s still $1253 to raise! … Continue reading

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Sew Cloth Diaper Inserts from Scraps

I recently made some cloth diapers. If you have explored making cloth diapers yourself, you know that the subject is deep and wide with tons of opinions and “I’m right” ways to do things and “don’t do THAT” advice. It … Continue reading

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Make Quick Felt Flower Coasters

Make quick felt doily coasters: I used pre-cut felt doilies and craft foam to make these bright and funky coasters! You need: felt doily (found at dollar store in packs of 6) craft foam craft glue scissors Do this: Glue … Continue reading

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Growing Wheatgrass in Different Containers

This was our wheatgrass on about day 4. We tried planting it in several different containers: an owl ceramic container (no drainage hole), a bamboo utensil cup (also no drainage hole), a large green terracotta planter, several small terracotta planters, … Continue reading

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Dye eggs with natural materials

A few years ago, we dyed eggs with some natural materials we had around the house: onion skins, berries, turmeric, and spinach. We tried two different methods for dyeing: 1. Boiling the natural materials in water, and then soaking the … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Use Other People’s Photos

We’re doing a Lightbox-Along in March, and this month, I’m also providing some photo tips. Previously on CROQ (read in the “LOST” narrator voice!): 9 Photography Tips for Crafters Photography Tips for Bloggers: Part 1: Your Own Photos (photo by … Continue reading

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8 Rules for Using Your Own Photos

You’ve learned my photography rules to live by, but here are some technical things you should know when using photography in blogging. Today I’m focusing on things to do when using your own photos on your blog. Check back for … Continue reading

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