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June news

June 1, 2020

So now it’s June? How did THAT happen so fast? I’m not really sure how time works any longer. One month takes forever. The next month takes FOREEEEEEVVVVEEEEERRRRRR and then the next few months fly by? I was sure that I had written something since the beginning of May, but apparently I had not. School […]

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So, what’s next (version 5.02)

May 2, 2020

How many times have we re-thought about what we are doing? It. Has. Been. A. Lot. Some of the changes have been BIG and some haven’t been. Some have been temporary and some I know will be permanent. I also know that we aren’t done making changes. That’s okay, the entire time this store has […]

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Planning what’s next

April 15, 2020

So, what’s next? Like all of you, we are trying to figure out what happens next in this world we are living in. It’s been hard, and I’ve gone on a roller coaster of emotions since we began. Not even a month ago would have I imagined we would be where we are right now, […]

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DIYC and Covid-19

April 14, 2020

For over 20 years, Do It Yourself Crafts has been a part of the creative community in Birmingham. We don’t plan to change that any time soon. But, with the Corona Virus, we are changing HOW we create with you. For now, we are limiting our hours and the number of people who can be in […]

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Pumpkins and Turkeys and Trees, Oh My!

October 14, 2019

It’s that time of the year, when the weather and I don’t know what time of the year it is. It’s chilly in the morning, but that jacket my son wore to school? It may or may not make it home when it’s sweaty hot outside at the end of the day. Is it Halloween? […]

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Christmas Pottery at Preschools

September 9, 2019

Did you know that your child’s school could have me come to visit? And that I can help with fundraising when I do? Every year starting in September, I travel to preschools and daycares in Birmingham to start the Christmas pottery. It’s a tradition we’ve been doing for years, and we’d love to add your […]

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Not just for kiddos…

August 20, 2019

We do a lot of parties – and I think we are pretty good at them, if I do say so myself. I love that the kids have a great time, and I love even more that parents tell me that it’s the best party they have – easy and fun being the most often […]

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Crafting things. Keeping things.

August 8, 2019

Last Friday, I had to clean out and clean up my storage unit. At some point, we had been unloading stuff that was out of season and it had started to rain, which meant that we just dumped what we needed at the moment, FULLY intending to fix it later. Well, later became whenever because […]

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5 Things We Love for Summer

July 10, 2019

Ring Holders I have to admit that this is a new love for me, but now I’m obsessed! We have so many cute ones – including ones you can create yourself with toppers and tiny plates. But I can’t decide if the birdie or the flower ring holder is my favorite. Maybe I need both? […]

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