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Why fold a crane when you could fold Yoda instead?

on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Are you interested in origami but not so interested in folding the traditional figures?  With the Star Wars Origami book, you can fold Star Wars robots, ships, and people.  There are instructions for folding 36 figures – from Boba Fett to R2-D2.  You’ll also get 72 sheets of specially designed origami paper, so your folded Read More…

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JetPens folding pen-style scissors review

on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, Reviews

JetPens.com offers a wide variety of pens and pencils that will make any stationary addict go into a frenzy. We’ve reviewed several of their writing instruments in the past, but today I want to stray off the beaten path and review something a bit out of the ordinary – scissors. JetPens sent me 3 different Read More…

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Make your own school supply case with Duck Tape®

on Friday, September 13th, 2013

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. You probably have a roll of that wide silver colored tape somewhere out in your garage.You know the stuff, that you have to start a tear with your teeth in order to rip off a strip. That type Read More…

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Piperoid Paper Robot Kits – No batteries needed

on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

Piperoid is a paper craft robot kit designed and produced in Japan. The robots are made of paper pipes that have pre-drilled holes and marks to show where to cut, fold, and connect them.  All you need is a pair of scissors and about 30 minutes for assembly. No need for glue or tape. Many components of Read More…

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Get Crafty with Designer Duct Tape

on Friday, November 18th, 2011

  Duct tape artisans can now enjoy a wide variety of patterns in their favorite cloth tape. Want to create a polka dotted duct tape wallet? Now you can with Platypus Designer Duct Tapes from Fortis Design. There are 14 designs to choose from, that range from plaids and paisley to wicker and leopard. Each Read More…

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Ditch your Router, Jigsaw and Sander for the Dremel Trio

on Friday, September 10th, 2010
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Crafty geeks will appreciate the new Dremel Trio multi-tool. It can sand, cut and rout materials including wood, plastic, drywall, sheet metal, wall tile and more without switching tools. It has a non-marring base and is capable of a speed range of 10,000 – 20,000 rpm. I think this tool might come in handy for Read More…

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slice Precision Cutter – Cut stuff with style

on Sunday, July 19th, 2009
Posted in: Home, Kitchen

Here’s a gadget for all you crafters out there. Instead of using an Xacto or razor blade to cut shapes from paper, there’s the slice Precision Cutter from designer Karim Rashid. The tip is a never-rust ceramic blade that lasts longer than steel and stays sharp forever. It never needs sharpening.