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Top 5 Tips for Staying Creative

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When you're a maker staying creative isn't a nice-to-have--it's a necessity. Here are my top 5 tips for keeping the inspiration on full blast... Tip 1: Define Creative BoundariesFor example, make your next project only out of red materials, or in a certain styleTip 2: Take a Walk In NatureDitch your phone, and your headphone and allow your mind to completely relax and wader as you go for a walk and breathe some fresh air. Letting your mind rest is often when the best creative ideas present themselves!Tip 3: Set Time ConstraintsFor example, have your next project be something you...

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Bandersnatch Mount by Jeremy of Yocumonsters

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This enticing Bandersnatch mount was crafted by Jeremy Yocum (Yocumonsters) of Phoenix, AZ. To complete it's wild and furious look, Jeremy give it a set of mismatched glass eyes from HandmadeGlassEyes.com. The two eyes include this spiraling clown glass eye and this nightmare clown glass eye, both in size 40mm. The combination of both is wild fun. The Bandersnatch originates as a fictional creature in Lewis Carroll's book, Through the Looking-Glass and poem The Hunting of the Snark. In The Hunting of the Snark, the creature is described as having a long neck and snapping jaws, and both works describe it as ferocious and extraordinarily...

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Amigurumi Baby Dragon with Orange Glass Eyes

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This fun amigurumi baby dragon doll was hand crafted by Rozan from Colorado Springs. She intended to add wings to the little guy, but the soon-to-be owner of the dragon loved him too much as he was, and wanted to take him home right away! Rozan completed this amigurumi baby dragon with these orange alpha dragon glass eyes. The eyes provided the perfect finishing touch he was waiting for! You can check out our entire collection of glass dragon eyes here, for crafting amigurumi dolls and more! About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs...

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Cheshire Steampunk Goggles Crafted with teal Cat Glass Eye Cabochons

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Richa Khatri from Kalamazoo, MI added these teal glass cat eye cabochons to her steampunk goggles set for an eye-popping ensemble. In her 5-star review of the 40mm glass eyes, Richa wrote, "Perfect size for my Cheshire Cat steampunk goggles, I could still see around them!" You can shop all cat style glass eye cabochons in this collection for your own upgraded, handmade creations. Plus, you can get 20% off your entire order of handmade glass eyes when you sign up for e-mail updates here. About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs designed by Megan Petersen of...

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Polymer Clay Grogu Sculpture with Glass Eyes

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Chris Gadd from Didcot, United Kingdom crafted this Grogu-inspired sculpture with polymer clay and these big brown glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com. In his 5-star review of the glass eyes, Chris states that he loved the eyes and, "They were perfect for my project and working really well with polymer clay! Highly recommend!" Note: customers bake our eyes in polymer clay for up to 275 degrees F, for up to 30 minutes without issues. Any longer or hotter, however, and we recommend first coating the backsides with a heat protective agent such as resin or enamel. Get 20% off your entire order of...

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