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Craft Goodwill with me!

Craft Goodwill with me! As much as I hate to admit this to everyone online, I am a major goodwill shopper when it comes to craft supplies.  I hate to admit it because its been my little secret for YEARS.  I frequent them often and sometimes find some really nice gently used items. I feel like there are some resellers that have started buying from goodwill and the prices have been driven up a bit, but I just buy stuff for my personal use.  Below are my recent goodwill finds.  Check out your local thrift stores.  You would be surprised at the items I have found.  Perfect Pearls, Perfect Medium, and Inka Gold in this box Approximate Retail Value  $90  Goodwill Price: $5.49 Stazon solvent ink pads with a versamark pad  Approximate Retail Value  $87.91  Goodwill Price: $3.49 Scotch Advanced Tape Glider                  Approximate Retail Value  $34.99  Goodwill Price: $1.49 DCWV La Creme Stack 48 sheets 8x8 flocked sheets of paper Approximate Retail Value  $ 19.99 Goodwill Price: $3.49 I gu

Are glitter glues created equal? I don't think so... Nuvo Drops or Pearls? Shimmer pens. Yes Please!

Are glitter glues created equal?  I don't think so...  Which dimensional drop do I use and what is best for my project?  Also, we are going to talk about a few tips to jazz some cards up! Come craft with me! Today I played around with the following: Nuvo Drops by Tonic Studios vs. liquid pearls by Ranger Dollar Store glitter glue vs. Stickles by Ranger And to add some glittery touches my favorite, Close To My Heart shimmer brushes Where can you find them? Nuvo drops: Stickles: CTMH shimmer brushes: Liquid pearls: I bought some glitter glue from Dollar Tree because I am a craft hoarder and wanted to test it out.  Its 3 large bottles for whole dollar!  I couldn't resist.   I created a few tests of $ tree glitter glue vs. my stickles and other than the stickles being the obvious  winner, there may be some uses for this ch