Category Archives: craft books

Craft Store coupons, deals, and free offers

 Coupons for:
Michael’s  (  www.michaels.com )
AC Moore  ( www.acmoore.com )
Joann’s Fabric  ( www.joanns.com )
Hobby Lobby ( www.hobbylobby.com )
Deals and free offers at Dick Blicks Art supply (www.dickblicks.com)
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Mark Montano

You really need to check out Mark Montano’s series of Big-Ass Craft Books as well as his others.

Check out his blog at http://markmontanoblogs.blogspot.com

This man has a great eye for other’s creative works which you can see at his blog.  His work is also quite unique.  Some of it is so easy you would wonder why no one else thought of it.  Other craft ideas are more complicated.  He has two BiG-Ass Craft books as well as “Pulp Fiction Perfect Paper Projects,” “The Big-Ass Book of Home Decor: More Than 100 Inventive Projects for Cool Homes Like Yours ,” “Dollar Store Decor: 100 Projects for Lush Living That Won’t Break the Bank ,” “Super Suite: The Ultimate Bedroom Makeover Guide for Girls,” “Pulp Fiction Perfect Paper Projects ,” “CosmoGIRL Cool Room: 35 Make-It-Yourself Projects ,” and  “The Big-Ass Book of Bling .”

When you check out his blog make sure you sign up for his feed and his email.

I believe he has recently finished shooting pictures for his next book.  Can’t wait.

Mark also has give-aways on Tuesday’s from Krylon and then there is Fiskar’s Fridays.

He has partnered with these companies who both have great products as well as great creative ideas on their Facebook pages and their websites so don’t forget to check them out also.

Enjoy the books and I hope they help you find your own inspiration for unique crafts.

marianne

Book Give-Away: Trash to Treasure Papermaking

Trash to Treasure Papermaking Book Giveaway

Trash to Treasure Papermaking
by Arnold E. Grummer
Published by Storey Publishing
Reviewed by Karisa Tell

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to make paper from scratch, this book is for you! Inside you’ll learn a little background behind what paper is made of, including ways to make your very own from old magazines, newspaper, junk mail, and other trash.

Read the full book review.

Win Trash to Treasure Papermaking from Arnold Grummer!

We are giving five copies of Trash to Treasure Papermaking to five lucky winners. Enter with the form BELOW. In addition:

  1. If you blog about this giveaway on your blog or add us to your blogroll, we’ll give you an extra entry. Contact us and include a link to the blog post.
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Contest ends December 27, 2011. You can enter once daily, so return often to improve your chances of winning!

Trash to Treasure Papermaking Book Giveaway