Saturday, February 27, 2016

Get Your Quilt On with Creativebug

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Learn to make a hand-stitched applique quilt with Carolyn Friedlander. Return to slow, thoughtful hand stitching with this pretty skill-building class. 

Learn how to build a color story for your next patchwork project with modern quilter Heather Jones, in her class Color Theory for Modern Quilters. 

Modern quilter Ashley Nickels shows you how to make a basic potholder using solid squares of fabric and pre-made bias tape in her class How to Sew Potholders. 

The Log Cabin Quilting class taught by Susan Beal puts a fresh spin on the very traditional craft of log cabin quilting. 

...and much more! 

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

GROOVY NEWS! 50% OFF "Fly With Me" Single Box!

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Are you looking for the perfect STEM activity for children, ages 8 and older? Consider Groovy Lab in a Box! Groovy Lab in a Box is a monthly STEM kit that encourages critical thinking, problem solving and fun! Groovy Lab in a Box incorporates STEM investigations and an Engineering Design Challenge - all designed around the Next Generation Science Standards. Each box has a retro-themed lab notebook and access to the Beyond...in a Box, a special web portal for additional groovy STEM fun!

In fact, Popular Mechanics magazine included Groovy Lab in a Box in its 100% Wholesome Holiday Gift Guide - a compilation of some of the best toys that promote scientific inquiry and engineering.



Take advantage of Groovy Lab in a Box's sale and check it out for yourself! You can get 50% off “Fly With Me” Single Box! Just use code FLY50 at checkout. Hurry and be sure to give your STEM Friends a groovy heads up while supplies last. US residents only.


Engineering Design Challenge: You are a starry-eyed aerospace engineer and a groovy world traveler. You dream of taking off in the blue, gliding where the air is stratified and floating down to Peru. Using only the materials from your Groovy Lab in a Box, can you design, build, and launch an airplane generating thrust with a propeller which travels fifteen feet? STEMists, get ready to pack up and fly away!


Investigate: Parachutes; Weight, Lift, Drag and Thrust; Bernoulli’s Principle; Action–Reaction; Force of Air Game; Wings are Lifters; Catapult Airplanes; Airplane Kites; “Deux” Loop Glider ; Helicopter with Propeller, build various types of aerospace vehicles and much, much, more.

STEMists do the "E" in STEM - Engineering Design Process for little engineers. Ages 8+


Saturday, February 20, 2016

This Week's Favorites - {FREE} Fonts from TheHungryJPEG.com

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The Free Font Bundle By TheHungryJPEG
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When you're a pro or an amateur designer, you will always be in search of great graphics or anything that would help you design a digital artwork. In my case, I'm always in search of great fonts I can use for my blog design, planner inserts, and other printables, and for my modern calligraphy inspiration. 

And being a part of an affiliate website, I'm really glad I came across this wonderful merchantTheHungryJPEG.com. The site is perfect for artists and designers. They've got Photoshop brushes, actions, Lightroom presets, printables, templates for business cards and flyers, wonderful fonts, and even Tumblr and WordPress themes - all created by amazing artists.

Generous enough, The Hungry JPEG is now offering FREE Font Bundles & Fonts Pack. This free font pack includes 16 awesome typefaces WITH complete commercial license for every product included! And I got to say, you better hurry because the FREE OFFER is only up for 12-days! I'm definitely getting one for myself. *wink*

Here are the fonts included on The Hungry JPEG's FREE Fonts Pack:



You may also want to check other fonts you can purchase from their site, here are my favorites:

The Everlast Typeface + Extras By Albion Room
The Everlast Typeface + Extras
by Albion Room


Morning Wishes By Maulana Creative
Morning Wishes
by Maulana Creative


Mia Bella Font By The Pen & Brush
Mia Bella
by The Pen & Brush


Sobbers Typeface By Maulana Creative
Sobbers Typeface
by Maulana Creative


Marema Typeface By AF Studio
Marema Typeface
by AF Studio


For more fonts, you may check them HERE. And if you want to be part of The Hungry JPEG, you can join their affiliate program HERE.


** images used in this post were grabbed from The Hungry JPEG's site.


Saturday, February 13, 2016

Exclusive Offer From Creativebug and Missouri Star

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Creativebug teamed up with Missouri Star for another can't miss deal featuring Ashley Nickels' Perfectly Pixelated Jelly Roll Quilt.

Ashley Nickels shares a simple, modern approach to designing your own pixelated jelly roll quilt top, with lots of time-saving tricks built into the process.

Get started on this project with a fantastic deal from Missouri Star. Today only you'll save 48% on the Cotton Couture Top 40 Solid Jelly Roll used by Ashley to make this quilt! In addition new members to Creativebug will get their First Month Free with Code: MSTAR.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Creativebug: New Class! Acrylic Painting For Beginners

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Artist and instructor Lisa Solomon takes the guess work out of painting with acrylics in this easy, beginner-friendly class at Creativebug. 

Acrylic Painting for Beginners is a three part series that takes you through the basics of painting with acrylics, from learning about different tools and brushstrokes to creating your very own masterpiece. 

This class is chock-full of information, so grab your paints and get ready for an engaging journey in Acrylics 101.


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Talk about love! Get $5 off your Caviar order

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Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Treat your sweetie to Caviar and they'll be sure to fall in love with you!


Spoil your amore this Valentine's Day by ordering savory and/or sweet treats though Caviar from beloved restaurants:


❤ GG's in New York City - Spending Valentine's Day in? Order a heart-shaped Grandma Pie Pizza!

Heart Shaped Pizza from GG's 

❤ Hungry Heart Bakery in Portland, OR - Eat your hungry heart out this Valentine's Day. Treat your crush to mini cupcakes, macaroons and heart-shaped cookies from this Cooking Channel's Sugar Showdown champion!

Treats from Hungry Heart Bakery 
❤ Fractured Prune Doughnuts in San Francisco's South Bay - You're in for a sweet deal! Get 12 Doughnuts for just $12! Be the most beloved person in the office or deliver this box of love to your Valentine.

Fractured Prune Doughnuts 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

February is For Lovers (and Crafters) at Creativebug

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Creativebug is here to help you craft your loveliest Valentine's Day yet with our swoon-worthy art and craft classes. To share the love we're offering new members their First Month Free with Code: LOVE.

Perfect for kids big and small our DIY Valentine's Day Love Bugs class shows you how to make love bugs using pipe cleaners, pompoms and googly eyes. These bugs take no time to make, and are great to hand out as little gifts or to stick onto Valentine cards.

Dress up your desk and make a statement with Gem Paperweights. These cute little trinkets are made from a kids polymer clay, which is easy to roll, sculpt, and then stamp with a sweet message

Spoil a loved one (or yourself) with a DIY Flower Bouquet. Learn how to make a gorgeous composition using lots of different varietals, and the best strategy for working with color. Once you’ve combined your favorite flowers into a stunning bouquet, you’ll learn how to secure the arrangement with tape, ribbon and pins

Check Creativebug for much more!

Friday, February 5, 2016

Pley subscription: The best Valentine's Day gift!

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Pley is the perfect Valentine's Day Gift

Get the perfect Valentine's Gift for little (and big) toy fans: a toy rental subscription from Pley! Pley is the perfect gift that keeps on giving. They'll get to play with the newest, coolest toys and we promise you'll win some extra big points for delivering the best gift ever! 

Once kids are done playing, they can exchange their toys for new, fun toys. Who wouldn't love the gift of Pley?

Renting toys through Pley is also more environmentally friendly. The savings in plastic alone from reduced purchases amounts to at least 240lbs fewer C02 emissions per year per Pley member!

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Learn to Sew a New Block Every Month!

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Have you heard of Creativebug's Block Of The Month class? It's our year long class that offers a new block design every month. We've partnered with our fabulous instructors Anna Maria Horner, Carolyn Friedlander, and Heather Jones to bring you a year's worth of inspiration and a commitment to creativity. 

This month textile designer and quilter Anna Maria Horner shows you how to bust your stash of scraps and create precise seams using foundation paper piecing.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Get your Snack On with Caviar for Game Day!

Big Game

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The countdown to Game Day is on! Get ready for a week of feasting and football fun with Caviar's special Game Day promotion. Here's the lineup: Now through Game Day on Sunday (2/7/16), order $50 or more from any Caviar restaurant and you'll get $10 off when you use the code GAMEDAY at checkout. Minimum applies to food and beverage, exclusive of taxes and fees. Offer may not be combined with other offers. Limit one per customer.

Here are a few palate-pleasing packages to consider order for your game day reverie:

  • Brooklyn - Mighty Quinn's Game Day Package - Includes 1lb brisket, 1lb pulled pork, 1 rack spare ribs, 1 large burnt end baked beans, 1 large slaw, 10 slider rolls, plus pickled celery, onions, chilies, and cucumbers.
  • Philly - Village Whiskey 4th Down Package - Fourth Down (feeds four people): (8) 5 oz. burgers with tomato, boston bibb, and house made thousand island; (8) BBQ pork with cole slaw and fried pickles; (8) fried chicken with pickled cucumber and buffalo aioli; (1 Qt.) pickled tomatoes with whipped ricotta, black olive tapenade and sourdough bread; (2 Qt.) baked beans; (2 Qt.) potato salad. Option to update to the Fourth Down Conversion (feeds four very hungry people!). Available for delivery on 2/7/2016. All orders must be placed by 2/4/2016.
  • Dallas - Velvet Taco Party Pack Get a delicious assortment of tacos to enjoy on game day!
  • LA - Mozza2Go Game Day Pizza Party - Five pizzas from a selection, a catering-sized Chopped Salad, a bottle of Terranima Nero di Troia wine, and a bag of biscotti.
  • Atlanta - Big Kahuna Burrito Basket - A variety of specialty burritos cut in half and served with kettle chips