Disney Frozen Crochet Kit

Blogged under amigurumi,Crafty Products,Crafty Videos by Tammy on Tuesday 31 May 2016 at 12:06 pm

I unbox and do a quick review on a new crochet kit that includes amigurumi instructions and supplies, Disney Frozen Crochet [Box Set]

Wine and Dollies (and Doggies)

Blogged under dolls art/collecting by Tammy on Tuesday 31 May 2016 at 9:03 am

If you follow any other doll collectors on YouTube, then you may have seen some of the Wine and Dollies videos that various doll collectors have been filming. I decided to join in and talk about the direction my YouTube channel has taken since combining dolls with crafts and what I plan to do in the future with my Blythe doll collection.

2 Sisters Podcast Again: Knit, Crochet, Scrapbook, and More

Blogged under Crafty Princess Podcast,Crafty Videos,crochet and knitting,paper arts by Tammy on Monday 30 May 2016 at 8:56 am

Crafty Princess and Tappingflamingo are together again chatting it up in this podcast where we show off some finished crochet and knitted items and discuss scrapbooking for a cruise. Pull up a chair and come virtually craft with us.

How to Buy a New Blythe Doll Release

Blogged under dolls art/collecting by Tammy on Monday 30 May 2016 at 8:39 am

The Takara company releases a new Blythe doll almost monthly and give advance notice to doll collectors to generate hype about the newest doll coming out. In this video, I talk about the unique way collectors go about purchasing these dolls, often before they are actually available.

Crafty Links

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Monday 30 May 2016 at 8:36 am

Why do you craft?

The Crafty Princess talks about the idea of product versus product in this bead vlog.

Beading Arts

Cyndi has a new tutorial that is perfect for beginners in bead embroidery and basic wirework! It only *looks* complicated.

Snap out of it, jean! There’s beading to be done!

Jean reviews Hubble Stitch, Instructions & Inspiration for this Creative New Lace Beadwork Technique by Melanie de Miguel. It is a lively and fascinating new stitch!

Fathers Day Gift Bag Design

This Fathers Day gift bag — or bagalope — is made from an envelope and then dressed up in a man’s dress shirt and tie.

Bead Vlog: Crafting Process Versus Product

Blogged under beading,Crafty Videos by Tammy on Monday 23 May 2016 at 12:12 pm

I mainly talk about jewelry making in this bead vlog, but the idea of what is more important, the process or product, is an issue in all types of crafts.

Bead Bargain Box May 2016

Blogged under beading,Crafty Videos by Tammy on Monday 23 May 2016 at 1:14 am

I’m still have a blast with my month bead subscription, and here is the unboxing or unbagging (whatever you want to call it) of my May 2016 beads and jewelry making goodies.

Crafting Giveaways, Freebies, and Ideas

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Sunday 22 May 2016 at 10:18 am

Beading Arts

Cyndi is giving away a copy of a great book: 18 Beaded Jewelry Projects You Can Make in a Weekend!

Card Map: Things That Fly or Float

Download your choice of vertical or horizontal version of Eileen’s card map: things that float or fly. Think butterflies, bees, falling leaves or snowflakes. Then follow directions to make cards for many occasions.

Bargain Bead Box May 2016 Creations and What to do with Cruise Freebies

Jewelry creations made with May 2016 Bargain Bead Box from the Bead Box Bargains. Terry also shares an idea to use some of those freebies you get while cruising.


The Crafty Princess Diaries newsletter is back.

Diamond 20

So exciting – only five more to go! Stay tuned for info about the next free SAL. Cross stitch fun!

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!

Jean reviews Wee Garter Stitch, Must Have Knits for Modern Babies & Toddlers by Vickie Howell–it is sweet and cool, all at once!

Pom Pom Animals Yarn Kit

Blogged under Crafty Products,Crafty Videos by Tammy on Sunday 22 May 2016 at 9:49 am

Pom-pom Pals: Animals is a kit that includes a how-to book as well as supplies needed to make 4 cute little pom pom animals. In the video below, I do a kit “unboxing” where I show all the supplies included in the kit. Select the image from Amazon under the video to locate the kit for purchase.

Note: As with many products I review, this kit was sent as a review copy from the publisher/manufacturer.

Crafty Princess Newsletter is Back!

Blogged under My Crafty News by Tammy on Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 8:52 am

I blew the dust off my Crafty Princess Diaries over in Mail Chimp. If you signed up for my newsletter a few years ago, then you probably received the latest issue. Maybe it is hiding out in your spam folder. Or, maybe it is hanging around under the Promotions tab if you use gmail. So, please take a look and let me know what you think I will be covering crafting and doll collecting with links to updates from my blog, YouTube channel, and Etsy shop.

If you missed out on signing up years ago and want to start receiving it, simply follow this link and sign up.

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