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Get Craftsy’s Better Lives With Crafting Badges for Your Blog!

By Karen Kelty
Crafting is my therapy badge

Did you know clinical studies show that crafting can have real medical and cognitive benefits? In honor of National Craft Month, each week in March we're exploring the different ways being a maker can contribute to a person's overall health and wellness in our "Better Lives With Crafting" series. Want to let others know about the health benefits of crafting. Simply grab the code to your favorite badges here and proudly sport them on your own site!

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Meet the Member of the Month for March: Rainy Hovarth

By Randi Thackeray
Craftsy Member of the Month for March: Rainy Horvath

It is with great joy we introduce our March Member of the Month, Rainy Hovarth. It has been nothing but sunshine since we met this special gal. It is true that we are impressed with the fact that Rainy has over 140 Craftsy classes. But, the real reason we love her so is that she has been loyal to Craftsy since the very beginning. As we have grown as a company, Rainy has been growing as a crafter.

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DIY Holiday: Making Valentine’s Cards In the Hoop

By Craftsy
In-the-Hoop Valentine Cards

Show someone you love them with just a few stickers, a little bit of paper and your embroidery machine! That's right, we're stitching in-the-hoop on paper! You’re going to fall in love with in-the-hoop gifts once you see how fast and fun stitching up these greeting cards can be!

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How to Make a Fabric Christmas Card Holder

By Hope Yoder
Homemade Christmas Card Holder

I love the shabby-chic look, and this week I have a pretty functional Christmas accessory that is also very practical. Combine embroidered and graphic buttons to make a lovely Christmas card holder. This project combines some simple scrapbooking punches, ribbons and regular wooden clothespins with a few simple embroidery and sewing techniques. Read on for step-by-step instructions on how to make it.

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Thanksgiving Crafts Contest 2013: And The Winner Is….

By Craftsy
It seems like Thanksgiving brings out the crafter in us all! There were so many fabulous submissions for the Craftsy Thanksgiving Contest 2013, and deciding the winner of this competition was not an easy task. All of us here on the Craftsy blog team want to congratulate everyone on your incredible work! Read more »

Craftsy’s Thanksgiving Crafts Contest 2013

By Karen Kelty
November is full of family, food and falling leaves, and Craftsy wants to add another great tradition to your plate! Have you been busy creating turkey-themed treats, lovely leaf wreaths or adorable, autumnal amigurumi? We want to see your work! Show us your best fall and Thanksgiving-themed crafts for a chance to win a Craftsy Mystery Box! Read more »