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    Acrylic Keychains Make Great Teacher Gifts

    I recently discovered the most amazing craft.  Check out my first post about acrylic keychains here.  They are so cute and fun to make.  These acrylic keychains make great teacher gifts. Some of my projects! There are dozens of styles to choose from.  Check out Zindee.com, where I buy all the blanks.  In my last post, I shared how I created my own design using a circle blank and glitter. Now I’m going to share some secrets for making the more detailed designs. Supplies to Make Acrylic Keychain Gifts Zindee sales the key chains 10 for $2.00.  They are a nice quality.  Definitely order them through Zindee.  The suede tassels are…

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    How to Decorate Acrylic Keychains

    I discovered a fun craft that is great for all levels of crafters.  This post is how to decorate acrylic key chains for beginners.  They are fun to make and even more fun to give as gifts.  This post will focus on beginner level designs, but I will post more showing how to make more advanced designs.  All the keychain blanks have been purchased through Zindee.com Necessary Supplies to Decorate Acrylic Keychains As I said, this post will focus on beginner level designs anyone can make.  My daughter even made her own. Must-haves for this project: *Cricut *vinyl (love this brand) *Mod Podge *Transfer tape *acrylic circle *Diamond Glaze You…

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    How to Create a Craft Space on a Budget

    If you are like me, you can spend hours looking at Pins of dream craft spaces.  I imagine designing a functional craft space is easier if you aren’t facing budget constraints.  I’ll show you how to create a craft space on a budget. Craft Storage on a Budget Ikea is the king of functionality!  I love Ikea, but unfortunately for me the closest Ikea to me is two and half hours away.  Several years ago they used to ship things via UPS.  I ordered one of the tables in my craft space about 8 years ago and paid less than $10.00 for shipping.  However, now they only deliver via their…