Monthly Archives: March 2010

Fave Crafts Radio – Sunday March 28, 2010

Fave Crafts RadioI just love visiting with my creative friends! Tune in this  Sunday night to FaveCrafts Radio! Visit and chat with me and my creative friends! 7 pm Eastern.

Featured guests!

Laura Bray will be talking about Creative Nostalgia – taking everything that is good about the past and incorporating into today’s lifestyle.

Deborah Wiener – author of Slob Proof! Real-Live Design Solutions will be sharing interior design tips and tricks and solutions to home decorating that you may have never thought of.

Becca Dulgarian will be talking about how to develop a creative process that will inspired, motivate and keep you on track when it comes to reaching your creative goals.

Maria Nerius – FaveCrafts.com Craft Expert will be talking about how to repurpose medicine bottles.

Candace Liccione – FaveCrafts Radio reporter will be talking about how to dye Easter Eggs naturally.

Jennifer Blevins – FaveCrafts Radio trend reporter will be talking about the patchwork trend.

Listen from your computer Sunday night March 28, 2010 at 7 pm Eastern.

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Celebrating National Craft Month – finally!


Remember last week when I was blatantly bumped from my on-air gig to promote National Craft Month. Well, today was my reschedule day and I had my 2-minutes of National Craft Month fame :)  Yes, of course I think that crafts should be getting more than 2-minutes but heck with practically NO crafts on TV these days, we’ll take every 2-minutes we can get!

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AC Moore Grand Opening – Come create and play!

I am so excited to announce that I will be hosting an in-store event at the new A.C. Moore in Greenville, North Carolina on April 17th! Actually, the Grand Opening celebration lasts for a month starting this Saturday, March 27th!

You might want to check out the iLovetoCreate blog to keep up to date.  In anticipation of this event, they will be featuring lots of fun techniques and projects using Aleene’s Crafting Adhesives. So that way, even if you don’t live in the Greenville area, you can still get in on the fun!

If you are in the Greenville area, mark your calendar for the grand opening of the new University Commons store! Here’s the location:

A.C. Moore University Commons
3040 South Evans Street
Suite #112
Greenville, NC 27834

I will be showcasing super cool techniques that you can do using Aleene’s Crafting Adhesives as well as give you an opportunity to do your own Make it Take it!

See you in Greenville!

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FaveCrafts Radio – March 21, 2010

I have been SO busy over the past weeks setting up new guests for FaveCrafts Radio. The response has been so HUGE, the show is now booked through the end of May. Whew!

I love the medium of radio. There is something wonderfully creative about weaving together an interview. It inspires me to hear how other creative souls express their creativity and I learn SO much.  I couldn’t ask for a better way to spend my Sunday nights.

Here’s my guest line-up for this Sunday night March 21, 2010. I’ve expanded this episode to 90-minutes because this is a LONG list of guests :)

Mark Montano – announces the release of his new book The Big-Ass Book of Home Decor


Julianna Hudgins – “Where in the World is Jewels?” Julianna reports on her recent travels to the Camp Directors Event, Sizzix and behind the scenes at a recent video project.

Phyllis Serbes from ManyCreativeGifts.com shares her insights on crochet as part of a healthy lifestyle and talks about her monthly newsletter “Mind, Body, spirit, …and Crochet!

Susan Sorrell is a fiber artist who teaches on-line classes. Her pieces are whimsical, colorful and have a personal theme. Susan will be talking about how she comes up with her ideas and more!

FaveCrafts reporter Brenda Pinnick shares quick and easy solutions for bringing more color into your world in her Color Solutions report.

Hope you can join me and my special guests this Sunday night at 7 pm on FaveCrafts Radio.




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Trying to Celebrate National Craft Month

I have been surprised to see how few Google Alerts have been coming up for the keywords “National Craft Month” so I decided to ask my wonderful PR company to see if they could book me a spot on the local television station to promote National Crafts Month.  We were all set to go live tomorrow at noon. Then the call arrived this morning that I am being bumped for March Madness (as in basketball). Don’t they know that it’s cool to craft? I’m now wondering if that’s the same challenge my other creative friends have had trying to let the world know that March is National Craft Month! I think basketball should move their Madness to another month.

So, we’ll try again next week before we run out of month :)

In the meantime, come celebrate National Craft Month with me at FaveCrafts Radio and Cool2Craft webTV!

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Cool2Craft GIVEAWAY TODAY! 

Fiskars Giveaway on Cool2Craft webTV

GIVEAWAY ALERT!

It’s National Craft Month and I’m celebrating today with Bring a Friend to Cool2Craft to Win Day! When both you and a friend log in to watch the Cool2Craft LIVE webTV show today – you both have a chance to win! http://apps.facebook.com/cooltocraft.

Our thanks to Fiskars for this great giveaway! Tune in at 12 noon today to find out how you and a friend can win! It’s COOL!

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