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Samantha Howard is a full-time freelancer with 17 years of experience writing for various niches, including arts and crafts and pet care. Her work appears on blogs, websites and in print publications worldwide. Outside of work, Samantha enjoys crafting, reading, and spending time with her family, fiancé and nine pets.

Latest Posts By Samantha Howard

4 months ago

Crafting Glossary: An A-to-Z Guide to Common Crafting Words and Phrases

Welcome to our glossary of crafting terms! This guide is designed to help both beginner and experienced crafters confidently navigate the world of crafting. Whether you’re a crafting pro or a curious beginner looking to try something new…

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6 months ago

How to Punch Needle: A Beginner’s Guide

Whether you’re a seasoned crafter searching for something new or a newbie looking to explore an artistic outlet, punch needle offers an enchanting experience that keeps you hooked. This ancient embroidery technique has resurfaced…

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6 months ago

What Is Diamond Painting and How to Do It

If you’re looking for a crafting trend that’s both therapeutic and enjoyable, diamond painting is a perfect choice! This craft has gained immense popularity over the last few years, captivating people of all ages with its simple process…

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7 months ago

How to Make a Macrame Plant Hanger

Macrame, an ancient craft of knotting, has made an amazing comeback in the last few years, enchanting DIY enthusiasts with its bohemian flair and endless possibilities. In this comprehensive step-by-step guide, I will unveil the magic…

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7 months ago

Crafts for Seniors: 10 Fun and Easy Ideas to Explore

Crafting holds a special place in our hearts, bringing immense joy and fulfillment to people of all ages. But for seniors, it takes on an even deeper significance. It becomes an outlet for creativity, a source of mental stimulation…

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7 months ago

45 Best Gifts for Crafters

There’s no better way to show appreciation for the dedicated crafters in our lives than by gifting them something that inspires and enhances their artistic endeavors. Whether they’re seasoned artisans or just beginning to explore their creative sidе…

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8 months ago

5 Candle-Making Starter Kits for Beginners

Candle-making kits provide an excellent starting point for beginners who are eager to explore the world of candle-making but may feel overwhelmed by the extensive array of supplies and techniques. These thoughtfully curated kits contain everything…

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8 months ago

How to Make Stained Glass

Whether you’re drawn to the vibrant colors or the interplay of light and shadow, creating your own stained glass masterpiece is a rewarding and fulfilling endeavor. While learning how to make stained glass may seem intimidating initially, this beginner’s guide will provide…

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8 months ago

Let’s Learn How to Finger Crochet

Are you ready to embark on a crafting adventure that combines the cozy charm of crochet with the convenience of your own two hands? Get ready to explore the world of finger crochet! With no need for hooks or needles, finger crochet…

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9 months ago

Crocheting a Blanket for Beginners

If you’re starting out with crochet and want to make something simple, a blanket is a great way to go. Crocheting a blanket isn’t difficult and will allow you to practice basic techniques. Whether this will be your first project or you’ve already completed…

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