Mix Tape is a charming little zine hailing from Australia.
A relative newcomer to the zine market, Mix Tape is full of articles about craft, indie business advice, book reviews, project ideas and creative interviews. In their 3rd issue, the $6 publication features how-to guides for making Eye Candy Bead & Pillowcase Bib, a guide to Growing your craft business ethically, interviews with music mamas and fabric designer, Bianca Van Meeuwen, 10 ways to Green Your Wallet and a lot, lot more.
This would make a sweet little addition to your handbag - sure to brighten up any bus ride, traffic jam or waiting room blues.
Find out more over on the Mix Tape blog.
Mark Montano's "Big-Ass Book Of Crafts" is literally a really big and heavy book of craft, but not without good reason, as it contains over 150 how-to projects. Covering everything from homeware and clothing to artwork and beauty treats, there are dozens of useful and practical ideas to keep the craftiest fingers occupied.
The book also has a bunch of quirky and off-the-wall projects too. Including a chandelier made from twigs and duct-tape furniture for your living room.
With so many projects, there's definitely something for everyone. This book will leads to days and days of craft-filled entertainment. It may be big, but it justifies it's over-sized space on the bookshelf.
Check out Mark's website for more info or to pick up your copy!
Rags To Bags is a great website filled with tutorials and patterns for turning your old clothes in to bags.
These would be great for scrunching up, shoving in your handbag and then taking them out when you have shopping to carry, so that you don't have to take a plastic bag.
We've got a copies of Yoga For Indie Rockers and Pilates For Indie Rockers to give away. For you chance of winning, simply tell us what your ideal work out track would be, head over to the new issue of Snippets to enter the competition now!
We've picked out some awesome St. Patrick's Day inspired projects for you to get crafty with. Check them out here!