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Crafty Chica's Art de la Soul: Glittery Ideas to Liven up Your Life
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Crafty Chica's Art de la Soul: Glittery Ideas to Liven up Your Life

by Kathy Cano Murillo, John Samora (Photographer), Patrick Murillo (Illustrator), John Samora, Kathy Cano-Murillo
 

Crafters everywhere can tap into their creative spirits with this idea-packed, beautifully illustrated book

No one knows better than crafty chica extraordinaire Kathy Cano Murillo the satisfaction that comes with creating one-of-a-kind items. In Crafty Chica's Art de la Soul, she offers thirty original projects ranging from colorful

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Crafters everywhere can tap into their creative spirits with this idea-packed, beautifully illustrated book

No one knows better than crafty chica extraordinaire Kathy Cano Murillo the satisfaction that comes with creating one-of-a-kind items. In Crafty Chica's Art de la Soul, she offers thirty original projects ranging from colorful jewelry and elegant candles to hip Mexican coffee coasters.

Along with full-color photographs, step-by-step instructions, and a handy resource guide are Murillo's fun and inspiring tips for connecting with your culture, tapping into your creative spirit, and finding new ways to spice up your love life, glam up your garden, redecorate your kitchen, and much more.

With Kathy Cano Murillo's guidance and glittery ideas, crafty chicas of every age and skill level will be well on their way to developing their own personal sense of style while living artful lives.

Editorial Reviews

Jenny Hart
"Who better than Kathy Cano Murillo to offer up ideas for becoming colorfully creative and nurturing a happy heart? Crafty Chica knows the balance between using the right glue and not coming unglued over your project."
Jean Railla
"There are not many craft books that make you weep with joy. Crafty Chica’s Art De La Soul is one of them. Inspiring, generous and loaded with fantastic projects, this is required reading for anyone aching to bring some funky craftiness into their world."
—Jackie Guerra
“Kathy Cano Murillo is a Crafty Chica who proves that crafting is not just your abuelita’s game to play, it’s yours and it’s now. Kathy manages to make crafting both cool and caliente!”
—Jenny Hart
“Who better than Kathy Cano Murillo to offer up ideas for becoming colorfully creative and nurturing a happy heart? Crafty Chica knows the balance between using the right glue and not coming unglued over your project.”
—Jean Railla
“There are not many craft books that make you weep with joy. Crafty Chica’s Art De La Soul is one of them. Inspiring, generous and loaded with fantastic projects, this is required reading for anyone aching to bring some funky craftiness into their world.”
--Jackie Guerra
“Kathy Cano Murillo is a Crafty Chica who proves that crafting is not just your abuelita’s game to play, it’s yours and it’s now. Kathy manages to make crafting both cool and caliente!”
--Jenny Hart
“Who better than Kathy Cano Murillo to offer up ideas for becoming colorfully creative and nurturing a happy heart? Crafty Chica knows the balance between using the right glue and not coming unglued over your project.”
--Jean Railla
“There are not many craft books that make you weep with joy. Crafty Chica’s Art De La Soul is one of them. Inspiring, generous and loaded with fantastic projects, this is required reading for anyone aching to bring some funky craftiness into their world.”
Jackie Guerra
"Kathy Cano Murillo is a Crafty Chica who proves that crafting is not just your abuelita’s game to play, it’s yours and it’s now. Kathy manages to make crafting both cool and caliente!"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060789428
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/07/2006
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

What People are Saying About This

Jean Railla
“There are not many craft books that make you weep with joy. Crafty Chica’s Art De La Soul is one of them. Inspiring, generous and loaded with fantastic projects, this is required reading for anyone aching to bring some funky craftiness into their world.”
Jenny Hart
“Who better than Kathy Cano Murillo to offer up ideas for becoming colorfully creative and nurturing a happy heart? Crafty Chica knows the balance between using the right glue and not coming unglued over your project.”

Meet the Author

Kathy Cano-Murillo is a full-time features reporter at the Arizona Republic where she covers theatrical film and celebrity profiles, and her very successful column, "Crafty Ideas". She has published several top selling crafts books including La Casa Loca and The Crafty Diva's DIY Style Book (2004). She is the founder of CraftyChica.com, a wildly popular web site launched in 2001 to inspire women to brighten their lives with clever craft ideas. She is the creator of a line of Hispanic-themed wallpaper borders and accessories for girls in Lowe's Home Improvement stores.

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