Crafts

pants3

Tragedy struck this morning when the button fell off my pants and I've been walking around all day hitching my pants up every so often just because I'm too lazy to go searching for a needle and thread. The situation caused me to remember a gadget from my childhood - the Ronco Buttoneer. Does anyone else remember this [...]

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star-wars-origami

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 [...]

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jetpens-scissors-1

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 [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Reviews
ducktape

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 [...]

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piperoid

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 [...]

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Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News
duct-tape

  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 [...]

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dremel-trio

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 [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
slice

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.

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