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Our home base is in Germany, but our contributors are from all over the world. We are crafters, bloggers, and artists.

What We Do

We thoroughly test, poke, and prod your favorite craft supplies in order to provide honest, detailed reviews on them.

Why We Do It

Short version: Because you deserve great tools. For the longer explanation of why we decided to start a review site, please click here.

How We Do It

For our reviews, we focus on finding craft supplies that are useful, money-saving, durable, and multipurpose. We don’t like buying unnecessary products and we know that you don’t either.

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“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.”

 – Mary Lou Cook

Scrapbooking Supplies

Here are our latest reviews on Scrapbooking supplies.

Is It Really Necessary? A WRMK Frame Punch Board Review

Is It Really Necessary? A WRMK Frame Punch Board Review

We love the polished look of using photo frames in our projects, but is another tool really necessary? Keep reading for our WRMK Frame Punch Board Review.
Can You Die Cut With The Texture Boutique?

Can You Die Cut with the Texture Boutique?

Many people want to know if you can die cut with the Texture Boutique. We tried it. Here is what we discovered.
Review Of Crafters Companion Gemini Machine

Review of Crafters Companion Gemini Machine

If you love die cutting but your arm is tired of cranking, then there is a solution! Before you buy, our Gemini machine review is a must read.

Clear & Rubber Stamping Tools

Our favorite (and least favorite) stamping tools.

Really, Silhouette?! Here’s Our Cameo 3 Review.

Really, Silhouette?! Here’s Our Cameo 3 Review.

So Silhouette has released its new die cutting machine. And we have to say, “Really, Silhouette?! Really?” Here's our Cameo 3 Review.
The Best Heat Embossing Gun – Do You Already Have It?

The Best Heat Embossing Gun – Do You Already Have it?

The ONLY way to melt embossing powder is with a heat gun. But which is the best heat embossing gun? Keep reading for our reviews on the top brands.
No. There Is Still No “Best” White Ink Pad.  But This One Is Pretty Good.

No. There Is Still No “Best” White Ink Pad. But This One Is Pretty Good.

Many companies try to create white ink pads, but the color is rarely as good as the company claims. Recently there has been a lot of chatter about the Hero Arts Unicorn White Ink. Is it really the best white ink pad? Here is what we think.
Are There Any Good MISTI Alternatives?

Are There Any Good MISTI Alternatives?

The crafting world has gone crazy for the MISTI. But the stamping tool's high price tag has many people wondering if there are any good MISTI alternatives.
The Good & The Bad: A MISTI Review

The Good & The Bad: a MISTI Review

What is our review of the MISTI stamping tool? Actually, our opinion is both good and bad. Keep reading to find out how we really feel.

Art Supplies

These are the art supplies we love and need.

Work Smarter: The Best Paper For Brush Lettering

Work Smarter: The Best Paper for Brush Lettering

Many crafters are dabbling in brush lettering these days. If you are just starting out, it actually very important to use the best paper for brush lettering. Here is what you need to know.
Hallelujah! These Gel Pens Don’t Bleed! Here Is What Else They Do & Don’t Do:

Hallelujah! These Gel Pens Don’t Bleed! Here Is What Else They Do & Don’t Do:

These Sakura Gelly Roll Pens don't bleed through the page, so naturally, we are obsessed with them. But that's not the only reason. Here is what else they do (and don't) do.
Our Favorite Mixed Media Art Journals Reviewed

Our Favorite Mixed Media Art Journals Reviewed

Finding a good mixed media art journal is not as easy as it may seem. If you want to create mixed media art, then you need a journal with substantial paper.

Craft Room Organization

And here is how we organize all of our lovely things.

How To Organize Scrapbook Supplies On A Budget?

How to Organize Scrapbook Supplies on a Budget?

Does your craft room look like this? Then it is time to get organized! Here are our ways to organize scrapbook supplies on a budget.
7 Genius Scrapbooking Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

7 Genius Scrapbooking Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

We've talked before about organizing your craft room on a budget, but we also get a lot of questions about scrapbooking storage ideas for small spaces. Here is our list of 7 Genius Scrapbooking Storage Ideas For Small Spaces.
Our Top 3 Craft Bags With Wheels

Our Top 3 Craft Bags with Wheels

We know what it feels like to lug around a heavy load of supplies, so we made a list of our top 3 craft bags with wheels!

Tips for Makers

Our section with tips for bloggers, sellers, and makers of all kinds.

7 Steps To Selling Your Handmade Items In Stores | 3 Months ’til Success

7 Steps To Selling Your Handmade Items In Stores | 3 Months ’til Success

With this guide, you can go from DIY hobbyist to professional artisan in the next three months. Here are 7 Steps to Selling Your Handmade Items In Stores.
No Etsy Sales? Here Is The Reason Why. (Hint: It’s Not Your Photos)

No Etsy Sales? Here Is the Reason Why. (Hint: It’s Not Your Photos)

Many new Etsy users set up their shops and wait patiently for their first sale. Then they wait some more. And some more. You've had your shop setup for weeks and you still have no Etsy sales or even traffic to your page. In this post, we explain to you why that is.
Crafting Direct Sales Companies – List Of The Most Reliable & Trustworthy

Crafting Direct Sales Companies – List of the Most Reliable & Trustworthy

Starting your own business with one of the crafting direct sales companies is a great way to make extra income while doing something you love. Read our list of the ones you can trust here.

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