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How-to: Upcycled Paper Swatch Cards

April 15th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

Do you have art or craft supplies that you collect? If you're out shopping the sales, however, it can be hard to remember if you have that exact color of something already, or if you should snap it up while it's cheap. Especially for things like markers, paint, and fabrics, which come in more colors than it's possible to own, these little swatch cards, made from upcycled paper, come in really handy. The swatch cards are small enough to put in your pocket if you know you're on your way to the art supplies store, handy to reference when you're there, and quick to duplicate when you're back home with your new supplies. Here's how to make them

Review: Stockmar Beeswax Crayons

September 4th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

High-quality natural art supplies can be awfully pricey, especially when the artist that you're supplying still drinks from a sippy cup. Are these fancy natural materials really worth the hype

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