Sorry Blog buddies for the late post of the Crafty Blogger Blurb links, I was busy melting....yes you read right..melting as in it's flippin' hot here 108 Ugh! Oh but it's suppose to be cooler today only 106 *wry grin* It always amazes me that after 100+ degree days that suddenly the 90's will seem so cool....I'm sure it's all in my head, no doubt...but hey don't burst my bubble just let me go on believing the 90s are cool!! So without further ado here are your COOL Crafter Blogger Blurb links....Surf the Internet from the comfort of your cool living room, no sunscreen needed!
About Family Crafts What are your cleaning tips for crafting with kids? Please take a moment to share your tips and then browse through tips shared by others.
Cathie Filian If you are wondering what to eat, craft and play on the 4th of July then head over to Cathie's blog for ideas.
Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world This week at Craftside you can watch the latest Look, Learn & Create video that includes tips on drawing, two techniques and projects for cutting photos up, a bit of fabric eye candy, and a free paper stencil and project from the new book The Art of Decorative Paper Stencils 2 and if you leave answers to the day's questions you are entered to win free books!
Crafty Princess Diaries Tammy uses her jewelry making skills to create some beautiful and functional stitch markers.
CraftyPod Sister Diane reviews an intriguing new book: Micro Macrame, by Annika DeGroot
Cross Stitch at About.com Work at Your Own Pace - An encounter with a critter in the yard has Connie thinking about Cross Stitch (imagine that!) and speed.
Mixed Media Artist Have you been wondering what happened to "Layers Upon Layers"? Cyndi's still hard at work, but has moved to "Mixed Media Artist". This week she's got a a round-up of fabric painting ideas for you!
Naughty Secretary Club Arty Masterpieces are overrated, it's all about the Glittery Crafterpieces! Take a peek at the handmade art around my house and try your hand at making a fun glittery deer picture!
Stefanie Girard's Sweater Surgery See how to make a card and card album themed for a rock and roll mom to be that uses cute die cuts in a cool way.
The Artful Crafter “Panadieres for Zambia” is a neat story and one small example of crafters helping crafters – all around the world. As Eileen likes to say, “Crafters are just the nicest people.”
The Crochet Dude Read Drew's first installment supporting the 3/50 grassroots project!
The Impatient Crafter Madge shares a technique in this post about embossing on slick surfaces!
Vickie Howell-Craft.Rock.Love Keep your kids busy this summer by setting up a Crafty Challenge for them!