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Have you ever made a project you saw on Cut Out + Keep? Well, we want to see how it turned out and now you can show us by uploading your versions. Simply go to the project you made and click the + Add Your Version button.

There's a recipe for Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Pops on Make & Takes that looks so tasty that I don't care if it's below freezing outside because I'm having one.

Craft Finds »

Ductbills is a website dedicated to duct tape and the hundreds of things you can do with it. I particularly like these duct tape roses which would be perfect for Valentine's day.

It's really worth checking out if you're a bit of a duct tape addict.

Chara Michele has a great tutorial for making gorgeous Handmade Cloth Napkins on her blog.

Perfect for sniffly winter noses.

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If you're a crafty mum or dad, knit addict babysitter or uninspired play-school attendant, then Making Stuff For Kids is defiantly the right craft book for you.

The book is crammed full of fun and exciting craft projects that are simple enough for your kids to do, while being engaging enough for grown-ups to enjoy, making this a must-buy for school holidays. Some of the best projects include instructions for sewing a tutu, a pattern for knitted critters and a recipe for play dough.

Don't worry if you're a beginner crafter either, the skill-level required ranges from basic to advanced, while suggesting which projects are best for certain age groups and providing tutorials for a range of crafting techniques. And at the very back of the book, there's an adult's only section, providing more complicated projects for grown-up's to do unsupervised while the kids rest after a long day of craft.

You can pick up a copy of the book from Amazon or Black Dog Publishing now!

If you're going to be in Rochester area in February, then make sure to check out Lovely Hearts 2, a charity art exhibition to raise money for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

The exhibition is open for previews throughout January and the opening is on February 1st, including "live music, chocolate and great art for a great cause". For more information and directions to the event, or to purchase one of the pieces of art online, check out the Artstream website.

Recipe Finds »

Alicia Kachmar has posted a delicious looking recipe for a Cranberry Gin Soda on her blog, Create.

It looks very refreshing!

We've got 3 copies of the new book, Merry Christmas America to give away. The book showcases how people decorate their homes for Christmas across the US, so we're giving you the chance to win a copy of the book by showing us your display. To enter, post a photo of your Christmas tree, decorations or lights here.

Enter now!


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