You're invited to the I Try DIY Paper and Puncher Party!

The I Try DIY shop has been up and running for about a month now. The reception from all of you has been overwhelming, and we would like to thank all of you for that. We decided to celebrate with a completely free casual workshop party. We'll let you play with our stash of Martha Stewart punchers, Sharpies, scrapbook paper and other fun craft goodies. We can only accommodate a handful of people, so hurry and sign up now!

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Font Fix: Mix Connect Dots


Here's your font fix for the month!

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How to Make Ribbon Roses


One of the first few things I remember learning from my Mom was how to make these adorable roses out of satin ribbon. It's perfect for gift-wrapping, accessories or decor. It can be used for non-traditional bouquets, too! It's really easy to make, I promise.

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Bind Your Own Books and Zines

I regularly hold Pressed Flowers workshops, and each participant gets a printed copy of my Pressed Flowers Mini-Zine. I've been asked if I have the zine printed somewhere. Of course not, silly. I Try DIY. Here are two ways you can print and bind books or mini-zines yourself!
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Font Fix: Mix Titanica


Just as a Halloween treat, I'm giving out another font!
Here's your second font fix for the month!

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Take a Closer Look at these Pressed Flowers Pieces

This past weekend wasn't quite the one I had planned. I had to sit out a couple crafts fairs because a stomach bug kept me in bed for 72 hours. I was getting a bit of that cabin fever on the third day, so I forced myself out of bed to work on some pressed flowers pieces.
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Stolen Content?

I Try DIY has been up and running for nearly three years. I admit, the blog was born out of being unemployed for the first time in over a decade. It was a pastime, for sure. Amazingly, over the last couple years the blog grew into something more than just a hobby. In fact, I treat I Try DIY like a baby. This baby has grown over the years, and I'm proud of what it has turned out to be.

Until recently, I never felt the need to add a copyright notice on the site. After discovering a few sites who have used my tutorials in full on their site, I went ahead and add the following to the footer of this site.
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