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BLACK BOX Reveal: Adore

We are opening up our most recent Black Box Adore and sharing what we included in the box (mostly because we just get so dang excited about spilling the beans!) now that all of the boxes have been fully indulged upon by the recipients. But first! Our NEXT Black Box Misbehaving is releasing March 29th at 9am MST. Sign up for the email reminder HERE. That means if you're digging our luxury crochet kits and want in on the next Box, you need to set your alarm because these sell out fast! Remember - we only have 20 Boxes available, and each box has a special theme AND they include all of the materials needed (especially the hand-dyed fiber and BQueen Crochet Hook) to complete...

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April Monthly Meet a Maker (MMAM): Lee Narkis

Our Monthly Meet a Maker series is bittersweet - exciting to be able to share a new maker with you all again, but also surprising at how fast this year is flying by! With Spring in full bloom and the warmer and brighter colors making an appearance, it's such a cheerful time of year.  THE BACKGROUND... Every so often, I am honored to be a moderator for the @CraftAsTherapy account on Instagram, and this past time, I stumbled upon gorgeous crocheted necklaces by Lee Narkis. I fell in love immediately, due to their delicate features PLUS the crocheted touch on each necklace. So, without further ado, welcome our April Maker: Lee Narkis. Lee grew up in a world of color,...

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How Can I Be Original When Selling Handmade?

It is a challenging marketplace out there, but why? As the internet, social media, YouTube, and search engines exponentially grew, so did the ability to learn how to create anything. Learn to crochet, learn to sew, learn to wood turn, and so on. The great thing about this influx of handmade in the last several years is that people are sharing their talents, feeding capitalism, and encouraging economic growth. The problem about this is with the incredible rise of quick-to-learn crafts, the handmade market has become unbelievably competitive and seemingly impossible for one to stand out among the crowd. With the incredible rise of quick-to-learn crafts, the handmade market has become unbelievably competitive. So how does your product stand out?...

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