Fresh Picks for Wednesday, 6.1.11

It’s June, and we are more than ready for summer! Father’s Day is just around the corner, so those working on a handmade gift have a few more weeks to gather inspiration. We’re also excited by the kids crafts tutorial to keep young ones occupied during those lazy summer months!

But let’s not forget about some crafting that’s just for you. Enjoy this week’s Fresh Picks!

Mini Cards @ Humblechan

Online Quilting Class

You’re Tweet: Chan shows off these cute felt-embellished mini cards at her blog, Humble Chan. Love them!

Sheep(ish) Yarn by Vickie Howell

Craft.Rock.Love: Knitting super star Vickie Howell talks about the retro inspiration for new line of yarn Sheep(ish), now on sale at JoAnn’s! [Video here] Craftypreneurs will also love to hear her business tips (like how she got her name on a fabulous product or has written so many books!) over at Diary of a Crafty Chica.


		
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		Postage 101 @ Fabric Fascination
			
			
		
	

If you’ve checked out our article on Craft Swaps, you’ll be interested to know that sign ups for the Handmade Gift Exchange are currently going on at Craftaholics Anoynmous (through June 6). And before mailing out your package, you’ll want to read Postage 101 at Fabric Fascination. Thanks for the info, ladies!

Add watermark to photos

Look, Don’t Touch: Ever wondered how to get your blog name to show up on your photographs? Jenna at Sew Happy Geek shares some great tips this week on protecting your photos by adding a watermark.

Giveaways Roundup
Visit the Craft Buds Giveaway Roundup, with 30 current giveaways to enter! It’s updated each week, and you are always welcome to link up your craft supplies or handmade giveaways.

If you’d like to be considered for a future spotlight here at Craft Buds, we invite you to submit your project, business tips or craft tutorials here.

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  2 comments for “Fresh Picks for Wednesday, 6.1.11

  1. June 1, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    Hey thanks for featuring my Handmade Gift Exchange! I really appreciate it!!
    happy crafting!
    Linda

  2. June 1, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    wow! lots of cute stuff.

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