The Blog

Whatcha doing Wednesday: Christmas Village! 

November 2, 2016

Where am I? Christmas Village! We’ve never done Christmas village before and – frankly – I may be kind of scared. There are a lot of people who come to this. I get overwhelmed by it all.  We are here to make clay impressions – plaques and our favorite Santas and Snowmen.  (We are still […]

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Technique Tuesday: Coloring Book Bisque

November 1, 2016

I love the coloring book craze. I think it’s great anytime someone takes a moment to be creative. I am also well aware of what it’s like to have an idea but not have the training to make your hands do what your brain wants you to do. (Trust me, I can’t draw a horse […]

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Why a blog?

October 31, 2016

Are you wondering exactly why Do*It*Yourself Crafts might need a blog? Well, because we do a lot of cool stuff, and I want to be able to tell you about it. That’s the reason. Pretty simple. I want to tell you all the stuff that I think is amazing that we do, and I don’t […]

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November means…

November 1, 2015

I have been working on so many things for the store, but I’ve neglected updating it here. I plan to change that in November. Expect to see updates daily, with ideas for the holidays and how to enjoy them more and create memories you will treasure forever.  Tuesday I am emailing out our BIG CHRISTMAS […]

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The wall came down!

October 6, 2015

I’ve wanted to do it for a while, and last week it happened! The main studio wall is gone!  Come see us and marvel at how open and bright it seems!              As always, we are a work in progress – more changes still to come!

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Working and play

September 7, 2015

Today is Labor Day and Do*It*Yourself Crafts is closed to let our staff enjoy a day off. I’m hanging out with my family but indulged in a few minutes on Pinterest. These are a few of my favorite quotes!                        

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The most wonderful time of the year!

September 5, 2015

It’s football season! In Alabama we know and love football! Last spring, there was a silent auction and several platters from DIYC were part of the fun. We can help you create the perfect addition to your tailgate or game day – let’s be honest, your EVERY day – decor.            

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Friday funny

September 4, 2015

I’m so glad pottery paint washes out of clothes!   

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Convention 2015

September 2, 2015

Every year, since 2003, I attend “convention”.  This is one of the wonderful continuing education opportunities I have each year, put on by the professional organization of studios like Do*It*Yourself Crafts.  This year it was in St. Charles, MO and we had so much fun! It is an amazing thing to be around your peers […]

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