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Creative Habit Inspiration Challenge

What is Creative Habit Inspiration Challenge? A Facebook group open to any artistic medium. A new inspiration challenge prompt will be posted each Monday. Upload your photo to the corresponding week’s challenge album. *Photos must be new work inspired by the challenge. The purpose of this challenge is to inspire … Continue reading

creative block buster #8

Avatar

What is a creative block buster? It is a simple exercise that can be done in just a few minutes that will hopefully jump start your creativity. Creative Block Buster #8 – Avatar Today’s creative block buster is to watch the movie, Avatar. Whether you’ve seen it before or not, … Continue reading

progress

I’ve made some progress on my project list. The bedroom is mostly painted. Still have the backs of a couple doors and doorways to finish, but far enough along to start moving some things upstairs, like the bed. Also finished my warm and snuggly afghan for the bed… With below … Continue reading

never enough time

It seems like there is never enough time to do all the things I want to do. Last fall, we bought a cute little vintage camper that we want to remodel. We didn’t get very far with it before the weather turned cold, but I had bought some fabric, thinking … Continue reading

Deal-A-Muse sale extended

I’ve extended the $5 sale on the Deal-A-Muse card set through January 31, 2014. I am surprised that more people haven’t taken advantage of this great deal. How many times have you sat down to make something and have no idea what to make? You waste your precious creative time … Continue reading

new year

I hope your new year is off to great start. Don’t you just love a new year? Full of promise and possibilities. A fresh start. I thought we would start the new off right here at Crafts by Chris with a shiny new product. 😉 Deal-A-Muse Adventures in Creativity Deal-A-Muse … Continue reading

Deal-A-Muse set #1

Adventures in Creativity Whether your muse is on vacation or you want to push the boundaries of your medium, Deal-A-Muse cards are a fun way to get your creative juices flowing. What is Deal-A-Muse and how does it work? Deal-A-Muse is a pdf file that contains a set of printable … Continue reading

creative block buster #6

creative block buster #6 - a single color

What is a creative block buster? It is a simple exercise that can be done in just a few minutes that will hopefully jump start your creativity. Creative Block Buster #6 – A Single Color Today’s creative block buster is to challenge yourself to create something in a single color, … Continue reading

Polymer Clay Color Primer – Your Guide to Mixing and Using Color

Many of you have been waiting for this….the self-guided version of Polymer Clay Color Primer – Your Guide to Mixing and Using Color is finally here! Anyone (yes, even you) can learn to mix colors like a pro! Really! What this course is not… This course is NOT about mixing … Continue reading