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Mapping it out helped me find my direction!

Advantages: Helps encourage you to use your own ideas
Disadvantages: Would be good if it helped you design layouts for specific events

I’ve always enjoyed and appreciated arts and crafts, but have never really given myself credit for being able to create something beautiful with my own hands. My best friend and her mother-in-law have been into making their own gift tags and greetings car ...

Luvlylana 02.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Scrapbook Page Maps: Sketches for Creative Layouts - Becky Fleck

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Eagle Cutaways - The Nice Boy's Centrefold

Advantages: Nostalgia at its finest - great artwork
Disadvantages: Some art-work looks a bit 'scanned-in from a comic' - maybe it was

...long time since my mum subscribed to comics for me, in fact I’ve been meaning to ask her about that – who gave her permission to stop? Of course, in the Nibbles household, nothing so common as The Dandy or Beano for us lads, oh no. We wuz bru ...

BNibbles 01.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Eagle Annual of the Cutaways - Daniel Tatarsky (Editor)

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Oh beading heck!

Advantages: Good price, lovely projects and nice pics
Disadvantages: Descriptions are confusing, obscure materials, and there are no step-by-step pics

A new book I recently had some amazon vouchers to spend and decided I would like to get a book on jewellery making to help inspire me and give me some new creative ideas. Needless to say there were hundreds of choices to trawl through, but I final ...

Calla76 02.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Chic and Unique Beaded Jewelry - Sarah Crosland

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The Coffee Table - The Final Frontier!

Advantages: Unique artwork. Fan boy happy!
Disadvantages: One off and will leave you wanting more!

...Every year a calendar is released that contains 14 stunning shots of ships from the Star Trek universe and very year since 2002 the calendar has received extremely high praise with what it shows. So when the early calendars were reaching a sold out status ...

Timbo3107 06.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Star Trek Ships of the Line - Doug Drexler

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A painter's long fight for a wife

Advantages: Interesting biography of the painter and his wife
Disadvantages: Only black and white reproductions of the pictures

...At first glance it might seem a little strange, writing a ‘love story’ about somebody who is best known for his art, but Martin Gayford has made it work. This is not a cradle-to-grave biography, and in fact we do not meet John Constable in these pages un ...

JOHNV 02.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Constable in Love: Love, Landscape, Money and the Making of a Great Painter - Martin Gayford

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