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3 Ways to Use Dried Oranges in Your Fall Crafting

We're slicing off some zesty seasonal crafts!

There's something about the savory smell of oranges and cinnamon in the air! It brings back fond, nostalgic memories of gathering around a bustling table with family. That's why we decided that dehydrated orange slices are no longer just for your Christmas decor, but fall as well! Recreate the essence of these sweet and spicy flavors yourself with these 3 DIY tutorials on our Blog today!

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Crafting Your Thanksgiving Table
Crisp, cool evenings & falling leaves can only mean one thing! Thanksgiving is almost here!! We love everything about celebrating Thanksgiving - a chance to rest, reflect and consider the beautiful people and blessings we have in our lives. 
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Crafting With Acrylic & Silicone Beads
Hello fellow crafters! Now that you’ve seen our beautiful launch of an entire new line of acrylic crafting bead supplies, let’s dive in and chat a bit more about the difference between silicone beads and acrylic beads!  Both materials are...
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Silicone Crafting 101
Welcome to Silicone Crafting 101! We're starting at the beginning and explaining EVERYTHING: why silicone, what products to use, safe ways to make crafts, tools to use--everything you need to get started! Familiar with silicone crafting? You're still gonna find some helpful tips and tricks to keep your skills sharp.
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5 DIY Christmas Ornaments

Christmas = Crafting. At least over here it does ;) 

In today's blog, we're breaking down some fun new ideas for you to try at home, starting with some unique and super cute ornaments to dress up your tree! They're really easy and would make a great craft night activity with a couple of friends! Read along and be inspired!

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Christmas Crafting in Color
NEW to the blog! Christmas Crafting in Color!! We looove decorating for Christmas but sometimes the same old color schemes get a bit boring. We wanted to come up with some fun colorful inspiration for your own Christmas Decor!
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Handmade Gift Ideas for Christmas

If you're starting to think Christmas gifts, we've got your inspo all wrapped up with a bow!

Today's blog post is all about handmade gift ideas! We've gathered our top 6 handmade gifts, and YES they're for more than just babies and toddlers. There's something for everyone here! Grab that coffee and note pad and start planning out your Christmas gifts!

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Cara's Favorite Christmas Books

Lights twinkle and eyes sparkleIt’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Step inside our home and come enjoy a few of our family favorites with us!  

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Tutorial: Christmas Tassel Garland

We have a weakness for handmade Christmas decor items (of course!) and the wood bead garland trend is giving us LIFEYour supplies for this DIY Tassel Garland are minimal and it's such a fun little craft to do. 

We suggest brewing a hot cup of coffee, turning on some Christmas tunes, and playing around with your crafting supplies ;)

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Creative Gift Wrapping Inspiration

Does anyone else have gift wrapping themes every holiday season? Just us?

We L O V E a good wrapping theme, and we especially love creativity and thoughtfulness when it comes to wrapping gifts.

Follow along as we show you some absolutely gorgeous Christmas and Holiday gift wrap ideas......

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Tutorial: Mitten Clips

The snow has started to accumulate and snow suits, boots, hats and mitts are just part of your,  and your kids day-to-day outside routine. 

We didn’t want you feeling like the Mom of the three little kittens who lost their mittens; frustrated all winter long with misplaced winter gear! So cue today’s tutorial...... MITTEN CLIPS! 

may the days of lost mittens be a thing of the past! ;) 

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2022 Year In Review
It's the most wonderful time of the year!! That's how we feel as we draw close to the end of another year together - where we pause, take a breath, and reflect on the countless blessings we have experienced together...
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Cara & Co® Originals Brand
Here at Cara & Co®, we’re so proud to source for you the highest quality silicone crafting products and supplies in the market.  We are especially happy to bring you our very own Cara & Co® Originals - designed by our in-house team of artists!
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5 Fun Summer Craft Ideas
The kids are home, and the days are long! Shake up your lazy summer break with a few DIY crafts for you and the kids to try your hand at!  Here are 5 fun and easy summer crafts to start with! 
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Twist-a-Pet: The EASY (kid-friendly) DIY
An accessory, DIY craft and toy all in one?? Yes please! This fun DIY craft is MORE than just cute beads! The possibilities are endless! Come check out the blog for your dose of inspiration and a deeper look into why these DIY Twist-a-Pets are such a hit with the kids!
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Easy DIY Teacher Gifts (written by a teacher!)
Your teacher gifts don’t have to be expensive or flamboyant. Based on experience, I can promise you that there is only ONE special element to a teacher gift that will always deliver extra warm and fuzzy feelings to the special teacher in your child’s life. That special element is simply a personal, heart-felt part to the gift.
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Product Brainstorming: Soother Clips
Versatile and a baby essential, we're taking a deep dive into soother clips - different styles, looks, and a few a m a z i n g brand new design ideas for you to trial in your own shops! If you're looking to shake up your products, this is a MUST READ!
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Easy French Rope Knitting
Learn how to make your very own homemade French Knitting Tool, and the easy steps it takes to make your very own Jersey Yarn ropes! From beautiful DIY name signs, to floor rugs, and so much more - Jersey Yarn ropes are such a fun crafting supply to make!
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Craft Kits Redesigned!
Today on the blog we're breaking down our redesigned and newly released Craft Kit collections! Come check out the new kits, see what's included, and find some inspiration!
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Shop Talk: Alexis Jordan Designs
Alexis is a talented entrepreneur who has kindly shared with us her story of pregnancy & challenging health struggles that led her to discover joy and fulfillment through her business. A huge thank you to Alexis for giving us a glimpse into her life and story!
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Tutorial: Double Hole Bead Teething Toy

We love stocking products that make crafting and product development easier for your shop, and we’re sure these double hole beads are going to be a game changer for you!

Grab your supplies and let's make a fun Teething toy! 

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