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3D Printed Cross Stich USB Drive

I talk a lot about 3D printing on this blog, and I’m long overdue for a bit of an overview for those who may be uninitiated. I’m going to share a bit of the process by taking you through how … Continue reading

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The Half Craft Thrift Guide Part Three: Furniture

Welcome to Part Three of the Half Craft Thrift Manual! You can see the introduction/general tips here, Part One on clothing and shoes here, and Part Two on variety items here. Part Three focuses on furniture. You definitely get the … Continue reading

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The Half Craft Thrift Guide Part Two: Variety

Welcome to Part Two of the Half Craft Thrift Manual! You can see the introduction/general tips here, and Part One, on clothing and shoes, here. Part Two focuses on variety items, which encompasses everything not wearable or sit-on-able (I mean … Continue reading

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The Half Craft Thrift Manual Part One: Clothing and Shoes

Welcome to part one (see the introduction/general tips┬áhere) of the Half Craft Thrift Manual! This section will cover tips for buying shoes and clothing. Keep in mind my number one rule: if it’s ridiculous, you should at least try it … Continue reading

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The Half Craft Guide to Thrifting: An Introduction

I’m very excited to announce the beginning of a three-part series on thrifting. Rooting through junk and finding treasures is a great hobby of mine. I find it really fulfilling to uncover something great amidst all of the strange wonder … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Amp Up Your Collages

Collage is one of my favorite mediums. Cutting the paper pieces out perfectly and figuring out how to arrange them can be so relaxing and satisfying. It’s the sort of activity that really helps you turn your brain off. I … Continue reading

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The Half Craft Gemstone Guide

Even though I have a degree in metals and jewelry, it wasn’t until I got my first job out of school, at a jewelry manufacturer, that I learned the basics about gemstones. The jewelry I’m making now for Half Craft … Continue reading

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