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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Use everyday materials to design your own Halloween masks in just a few hours.

10/03/2014

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3D Cutter Works Like A 3D Printer, Only In Reverse

Are you a builder, know a builder or want to be one? Making things instead of buying them is a throwback people are latching onto. As tech advances and machines become faster, smaller and cheaper, people are able to build things that they once couldn’t.

07/16/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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Minnesota State Fair Grounds Hosts ‘Craftstravaganza’

The annual Craftstravaganza was held Saturday on the Minnesota State Fair Grounds in St. Paul, Minn. From little monsters, to doggie beds, and funny cards, last minute Mother’s Day shoppers, and shoppers otherwise, got a chance to find some really unique items made by local artists and designers.

05/10/2014

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Spend Mother’s Day Celebrating With Grandma

Don’t forget to show Grandma some love on Mother’s Day this year. Here are some great activities and crafts to show Grandma just how much you care.

04/27/2014

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Learn The Art Of Suds at American Craft Show

More than 200 artists from around the country will be in St. Paul this weekend as the American Craft Council Show returns to the RiverCentre. But there’s something new this year: beer. The American Craft Council is showing how brewers are making art through their beer.

04/11/2014

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Wander Minnesota: Holiday Shopping

With Halloween behind us, the upcoming December holidays bring on a full slate of arts and crafts fairs around the metro. These events take place all year long, but the pre-holiday season finds them at […]

11/08/2013

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Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts Kids Of All Ages Can Make

For a unique Mother’s Day gift, you can’t go wrong with a homemade craft from your child. The following crafts are geared to specific ages, but all are sure to delight mom.

04/29/2013

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240 Artists At American Craft Council Show

Arts and crafts aren’t just for kids, they’re becoming more popular as works of art. Homemade pieces have become more cherished than some manufactured goods and next weekend you can check them all out at the American Craft Council in St. Paul.

04/13/2013

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Turn This New Brew Green: Shot Beer

Beef stew, corn beef and cabbage — none of it would be complete without a green beer.

03/16/2013

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Sew Many Shops To Learn Knit: A Guide To Handicrafts

I am envious of those who can make their own clothes, accessories, décor and gifts. We all know people like this — those who can cut out and sew their own skirts, hats, bags and more; darn the holes in well-worn and loved sweaters and scarves.

02/07/2012

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Shop Local For Holiday Crafts & Gifts

Holiday arts and crafts fairs are an excellent way to meet people in the community, invest in small businesses and support local artists and crafters.

12/13/2011

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Creative Outlets: Paint Your Own Pottery Studios

When the weather turns cold and blustery and it’s time to head inside, the days can get long and monotonous, especially with little ones underfoot. It’s during these times when all the toys have been played with, all the puzzles solved, the games played out, the books read, and the screen time used up, that an art project sounds appealing.

11/11/2011

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Once Upon a Crafty Halloween

Channel your inner Martha Stewart by creating inexpensive and easy crafts for Halloween. The kids love it, and it’s a perfect way to spend quality time together.

10/07/2011

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