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Nicole Smith is an editor and part of the community management team at Instructables.com. She earned a BA in English from a little private college in the cold wilderness of Minnesota. Among her many hobbies, she loves to spend time working on needlecrafts like knitting, crocheting, and needle tatting, as well as baking incredibly sugary sweet treats in the kitchen. Check out her projects at instructables.com/member/Penolopy+Bulnick.