DIY Love Stones

Bridal shower or baby shower table setting with Love Stones

Today I’m sharing a lovely little tutorial on how (and why) to make love stones. Easy enough for anyone to make, these beautiful little stones are great for big and little ones. They fit easily into a pocket and are a lovely reminder throughout the day that you are loved. … 

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Our Thank You Discount (and more!)

We are taking the week off here at Crafting Connections – visiting with extended family, fighting off early-winter colds, road tripping and (of course) doing a bit of making along the way. It’s loads of fun (ok, with a touch of stress thrown in for good measure – we’re only human!) but it also means… 

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Creative Art Supplies for Kids

Kids Art Supplies on a Budget

When we welcome folks onto our mailing list we ask them the following question: What’s the ONE THING that’s holding you back from living the creative life or raising the creative family you dream of? And while we do get a variety of answers, one of the most common is: MONEY.

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Creative Gift Guide for Adults

When we think about living a creative life and raising a creative family, for many of us our first thoughts go to our children. But what about the creative adults in our lives – our partners, family, and friends? What about creative gifts for *gasp* YOU? Well, today we’re super happy to be sharing gifts to make,… 

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24 Gifts to Make, Buy, and Read for Teens

Creative Gift Guide for Teens

Today we’re tackling gifts to make, buy, and read for Teens – no longer kids, not quite adults, teens are an exciting and creative group! Many of these gifts focus on continuing to define oneself – both creatively and otherwise. In fact, we wouldn’t mind receiving many of the gifts in the “make” category! And the… 

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Creative Gift Guide for School-Aged Kids and Tweens

Today we’re excited to be sharing gifts to make, buy, and read for creative Kids and Tweens ages 6 to 12. There is so much natural creativity and curiosity in school-aged kids. Even as pre-teens or tweens, kids are looking for a way to keep the fun of childhood while taking on a few more grown-up… 

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Creative Gift Guide for Preschool & Kindergarten Kids Ages 3-5

Today we’re tackling gifts to make, buy, and read for Preschool and Kindergarten kids ages 3-5. This is the camp most of our little ones fall into this year, and we are so very excited about many of these gift possibilities (those dolls and accompanying carrying basket?! The beautiful mandala blocks?!) This age group is… 

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Creative Gift Guide for Babies & Toddlers

Well, Halloween has come and gone, and whether or not we like it, the winter holidays are now staring us straight in the face. On one hand, we hate having to think of presents this early – it’s not even Thanksgiving yet here in the US! On the other hand, we both have a mile-long… 

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Kim Werker :: Creative Life Interview

Today we are excited to continue our new interview series with creative individuals and families we love! There is so much inspiration and creative goodness in the world – we don’t want to keep it to ourselves! For this series, we’re chatting with amazing individuals on what their creative lives look like to what they’re listening to right… 

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