Bead Bargain Shipment June 2016

Blogged under Crafty Products, Crafty Videos, beading by Tammy on Wednesday 15 June 2016 at 8:19 am

The June 2016 Bead Bargain Box theme was Twilight Shimmer!



Crafting Around the Web

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Sunday 5 June 2016 at 1:23 pm

Heart Cutout Card for Dad
Eileen’s flap fold card is just one way to create a manly gift with the downloadable heart cutout card plus shirt & tie templates.

Beading Arts
Cyndi has a wonderful new book to give away: New Connections in Chain Mail Jewelry!

Crafty Princess & Tappingflamingo Podcast Again
Knitting, crochet, scrapbooking (especially after taking a cruise), and yarn are all up for discussion in this podcast.

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!
Jean’s fired up over Discover Torch Enameling: Get Started with 25 Sure-Fire Projects by Steven James !

May 2016 Winners Announced

Blogged under CFEs/Contests by Tammy on Thursday 2 June 2016 at 1:36 pm

I announce who won my May 2016 crafting and dolly collecting giveaway!



Disney Frozen Crochet Kit

Blogged under Crafty Products, Crafty Videos, amigurumi 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 Crafty Videos, beading 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 Crafty Videos, beading 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.



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