The Crafter’s Book of Clever Ideas: Awesome Craft Techniques for Handmade Craft Projects

As many of you know, Cliff and I have had a rough go at the last 12 months, with the most notable low being diagnosed with a rare breast cancer at the age of 32 and almost dying from severe infection soon after. Luckily, sprinkled among our darkest days were some epic wins, such as the publishing of our very first book called The Crafter’s Book of Clever Ideas: Awesome Craft Techniques for Handmade Craft Projects. It’s safe to say that both breast cancer and the book have made us stronger, exceptionally grateful and even more hopeful for our future than ever before. We undoubtedly wouldn’t be as optimistic had it not been for the love and support from our friends, family and you!

The happiest news is that we’re back from our blog sabbatical! Yup, we’re finally putting our glittery boots back on and kicking this crafty shindig into high gear! And what a better way to celebrate our creative resurrection than with our favorite creative bloggers and a massive book giveaway!

 About The Book

We specifically wrote and designed The Crafter’s Book of Clever Ideas for hobbyists, crafty pros, families and DIYers alike. Among the 50 projects, you’ll find our He Crafted/She Crafted panache as well as a plethora of unique techniques, versatile projects, fun materials and of course glitter!

The words we love to describe our style in this book are – kitschy, geeky and fun. Some might say it’s a craft battle royal where only one glittery victor can win. I like to think of it as a cheeky craft-off between two very loving people….. but my inner Craft Wars Champion hopes you will like my projects more than Cliff’s. I’ll sit back and let you be the judge. Just don’t forget that I have the cancer card in my back pocket should you start to like Cliff’s projects more than mine. Just say’n ;)

The Giveaway Details

So how can you get your hands of a FREE copy of The Crafter’s Book of Clever Ideas? Before April 1st you simply need to comment on each blog tour blog post which we will link to as they become available. In total you’ll have 9 chances to win a free copy of our book! You can start by leaving a comment on this blog post! New blog posts will be going up every week, so check back often. On April 1st each blogger will randomly choose a commenter from his or her’s blog post and contact the winners for address details. Open to US and Canadian residents only.

The Blog Tour Team

Lisa Fulmer: AKA-My crafty Sistah and Craft Wars sidekick

Blog tour link:

Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza: Our crafty idols

Twinkie Chan: The crochet goddess and quite possibly the love child of a Sunshine Bear and Rainbow Brite

Jonathan Fong: An international crafty sensation.

Margot Potter: Always amazes the masses with her creative skills.

Candie Cooper McCoart: Uses her crafty super powers to inspire the world.

Amy Anderson: Known for Mod Podge Rocks and her insanely fun style.

Kathy Cano-Murillo: Otherwise known as the talented and glittery Crafty Chica.

Lisa is kicking off the tour with her blog post here, AND you won’t want to miss my first post cancer debut on Lisa’s Saturday morning show this weekend! Check back often and we’ll post links to each blog tour post – where you can comment for a chance to win a FREE copy of The Crafter’s Book of Clever Ideas!


Andrea Currie, Mrs. Craft-tastic, Anniversary Gifts, handmade, DIY, Arts and Crafts



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