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« Reply #30 on: March 29, 2013 01:46:01 AM »

1. Ask for supplies for xmas/bday.

2. Trade free supplies with other crafty friends.

I got a TON of beads for xmas last year and just traded a bunch of them with some friends who've also gotten beads as gifts. I also ask friends and family for any clothing they do not want/need, and I use that for reconstruction. But honestly, trading craft stuff with friends has so far been the best. Plus I pretty much ask for any kind of crafting supplies (Knitting stuff, beading stuff, sewing stuff, chainmaille stuff) for bdays and xmas. In fact, now that I got my sewing machine FINALLY! I can focus on just asking for supplies. I don't really have any electronical devices that I want anymore, besides an Ipod touch, mainly so I can have the square but I don't want an iphone...

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« Reply #31 on: August 09, 2013 06:51:38 PM »

This is great!  Just today I was thinking that I need to limit myself to a cost of about $20-$25 dollars - so I'm glad I won't be alone!  I also find that limiting can make you more creative because you have to make do with what you've got!

I'm an artist, I make shit.

I was on my way to the market to buy a loaf of bread, when all of the sudden...
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