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Free Scrapbooking & Papercrafting Magazines? Yes Please!

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I love magazines, especially scrapbooking and papercrafting magazines. I love the feeling of having a brand new issue in my hands, ready for me to browse through and be inspired. I used to have stacks and stacks of magazines, and every now and then I would go through them one more time, rip out the pages I wanted to keep, and then give them away. About a year and a half ago, I got an iPad primarily for magazines. This way I wouldn't have to deal with storing all those magazines nor would I have to give them away.  And...

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Surprises in unexpected places

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I admit it, sometimes it doesn't take much to make me happy. Especially when I make a great crafting find in an unexpected place.  That happened to me this week in the stationary store, but before I tell you what I found, a little background.If you visit this blog regularly, you already know that I love designing purses and boxes that you can open and close to hide treasures inside.  Typically I use velcro dots to hold them closed, but I've found that I usually need to cut the dot to make it small enough to suit my liking (gumming...

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Can you take a minute to answer a quick survey question?

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I'm doing a quick survey to see how people find new papercrafting, cardmaking and scrapbooking sites to follow. I would really appreciate if you could take a couple seconds to provide your feedback below, please select all that apply. Thanks! Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world's leading questionnaire tool.

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Cutting True Type Fonts with your Cricut and Make the Cut!

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One of the great things about Make the Cut! is the ability to cut any True Type font you have on your computer. In addition to the fonts already on your computer, there are lots of websites where you can download free True Type fonts to use in your Cricut designs. Dingbat fonts, those fun little picture fonts, work the exact same way.Here are a few links to free font sites to get you started: 1001 Free Fonts DaFont Kevin and Amanda Urban Fonts Urban Fonts - Dingbats Dingbat Depot Once you download a font, you can either install it...

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Wondering how to connect your Cricut to your computer?

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In order to be able to cut your Make the Cut! designs on your Cricut, there needs to be a connection between your computer and your Cricut. If you don't already have one, you will need to purchase an A/B type USB cable.  These are inexpensive and very easy to find at any store that sells computers and software (I picked mine up at Walmart for about $14).The two ends of the cable look like this:To plug the cable into your Cricut, locate the connection port on the back of your Cricut right beside the power connection and plug the...

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