This is a plastic rodent smoking a cigarette chained to a cool old car. I would have to say it was the strangest thing I saw at the Glendale Car Show. Just makes you go hmmmmm?
Cyndi has a copy of Susan Wasinger's new book "Fabricate" to give away. Learn how to make fabric the star of your projects!
Channel your inner diva as you create a dollar store altered tiara!
Crafty Princess Diaries
Tammy finally got a copy of the book Doublestitch. Is this too over the top for the more mature crochet crowd?
Cross Stitch at About.com
What are your favorite shows and movies to "watch" when you are stitching? Connie lists hers - read other stitchers selections in the comments and add your own.
Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
At Craftside there are some insights from Marc English from the book Good Design, designing with one word from The Crafter's Devotional and a snarky sign tutorial for good die cut letter placement, how to draw fabric characteristics, how to sew a puffy sleeve and a 10-minute tip on using crayons to fix a scratch in wood.
The Artful Crafter
Don't toss useful items just because they don't match. Look at what Eileen did with some freebie ceramic canisters and an old wooden cheese tray.
The Crochet Dude
Drew announces the winner of his Simplicity Rotary Cutting Machine giveaway and shares some cool vacation photos from New Mexico & Colorado!
See pics and get the scoop on the Summer Crafts & Hobbies show, live from Orlando!
About Family Crafts
If you are trying to find a unique gift to make and give, why not check out my free printable calendar pages? You can choose from a variety of styles for not only the current year, but also 2010, 2011, and 2012. There is so much you can do with these free calendar pages. Here are just a few ideas to get you thinking creatively...
Aileen has some new art posted for your view pleasure, along with some freebie silhouettes for you to download and use in your art!