Crafty Links

This week in crafty links!  xx, Vickie

About Family Crafts
Do you paper mache? Share your projects and stories!
Aileen’s Musings
This week Aileen’s been busy altering cabinet cards. Check out her newest funky cabinet cards and download more freebie images for you to alter yourself.

Cathie Filian
Cathie and Steve spoof their love of Mod Podge in their latest video.
Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
Craftside has a fun mixed-media cupcake jar topper project, a how-to on making bottle cap bookmarks, a tutorial on painting over a photo to create a multi frame effect, and a fun beaded fan design. And the tables are turned, leave a question and you are entered to not only win a free book but also a Wrights SideWinder bobbin winder!
Crafty Princess Diaries
Re-purposing crafting materials is a great way to make sure you don’t waste your wonderful stash of supplies.
Sister Diane shows you how to embroider on a perforated metal beading disc!
Cross Stitch at
A saying from the Bard inspired Connie’s latest free pattern. Stitch the saying alone or combine it with floral motifs for a larger sampler.

Mixed Media Artist
Sometimes a jolt of new-ness is just what vintage imagery calls for. Learn how to combine cartoons with vintage pictures, digitally!
Naughty Secretary Club
Jen takes everything from a vintage clock to an Etch a Sketch and coverts it into a funky picture frame.

Stefanie Girard’s Sweater Surgery
The scissors are set aside this week and a vintage green marble gets re-purposed into a cool modern necklace with a technique from the book Contemporary Copper Jewelry by Sharilyn Miller
The Artful Crafter
Read some suggestions for preventing your polymer clay projects from cracking.

The Impatient Crafter
Madge transforms a Kraft paper lampshade from Target into a sophisticated accent piece for a teen’s room in this post for I Love to Create.