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Candle Holder and Metallic Markers

DIY Christmas Decorations with Metallic Markers

Creating DIY Christmas Decorations makes preparing for the holiday season even more exciting. Use Metallic Markers to follow along with this holiday-themed tutorial decorating a glass candle holder.

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DIY Christmas Ornaments

Create DIY Christmas Ornaments with Metallic Markers

Create unique and personalized Christmas ornaments with Faber-Castell Metallic Markers. Decorate light, dark, or colorful smooth surfaces, such as plastic, foil, porcelain, glass and metal, with a premium metallic effect.
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Halloween table decorations

DIY Halloween Table Decorations

Halloween crafts are the best way to get in the spooky spirit. With this tutorial you can stylishly serve your Halloween party guests mouse tears and Dracula's blood with personally decorated gourds and pumpkins. Happy Halloween!
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Artist Trading Cards

Artist Trading Cards Art Lesson for Kids

Students will experiment with a variety of exciting materials and ideas to create their own Artist Trading Cards to trade and collect.
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Mother's Day paper flower and DuoTip Markers

Homemade Paper Flowers Mother's Day Gift

A Mother's Day gift of beautiful paper flowers! Use the included printable stencil to create homemade paper flowers for Mom either on their own or on a card.
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Mom Mother's Day Gift Wrapping

DIY Mother's Day Gift Wrapping

Wrap your Mother's Day gift in personalized wrapping paper! This craft is quick, easy to do, and is sure to impress Mom.
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Mothers Day Breakfast Jar

DIY Breakfast Jar Mother's Day Gift

A Mother's Day gift to personalize Mom's breakfast!
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Sparkle pencil and fountain pen

The General Writing Collection

General Writing instruments and accessories make the perfect companions or all things journaling, studying, and drawing. Confidently create your own ideas and write your own future with this collection of trendy colors and designs. The versality of our General Writing instruments allow endless opportunities for use. Use our pencils and pens to jot down your notes or take it to the next level and use them to draw, doodle, or hand letter.
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Essentio Collection Pens

Essentio Fine Writing Collection

Beautiful to look at, comfortable to hold, and a pleasure to write with, meet the Essentio Fine Writing Collection. This collection combines quality and comfort with its contrasting colors, soft-touch coating, and ergonomic grip zones. Perfect for professional and casual use, there is an Essentio instrument for everyone.
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Happy New Year Card with Metallic Markers

Creative Ideas for Your New Year's Eve at Home

Celebrate the New Year in Style! We've provided you with creative ideas on how to make the most of the last evening of the year. With our templates you can conjure up your own cards, wonder bags and small gifts that will make for atmospheric decorations and are guaranteed to please your guests. Just try it out!
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LOOM Fine Writing Collection pens on a guitar

LOOM Fine Writing Collection

The LOOM Fine Writing Collection features a fascinating pen selection with varied luminous colors that show elegance and style. Each LOOM features a grip section with fine rings and a subtly curved form for attractive comfort. Individuals looking to begin exploring with fine writing pens will find the LOOM collection as a great starting point with high-quality features for an affordable price. Enjoy this collection in ballpoint, rollerball, and fountain pen.
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Ondoro Collection with propelling pencil

Ondoro Fine Writing Collection

Get personal with a pen that sets you apart from the rest with the Ondoro Fine Writing Collection. The hexagonal contours of the barrel framed by chrome-metal makes this pen a sharp-looking writing companion. Aside from the unique straight-lined visual effects, the Ondoro sits comfortably in the hand. The attention to detail in each aspect of this collection ensure high-quality delivery of style and use.
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NEO Slim Collection with pens and tape measurer

NEO Slim Fine Writing Collection

A minimalist collection that fits right into our modern world,the NEO Slim Fine Writing Collection offers fountain pens, rollerball pens, and ballpoint pens all tailor-made for your unique style. With a lightweight presence, a NEO Slim is the perfect creative companion for taking notes or creating sketches and designs.
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Ambition Fine Writing Collection

Ambition Fine Writing Collection

The Ambition Fine Writing Pen Collection is the sleek and slender writing companion you need to draft your story in style. This timeless design is available in fountain pens, rollerball, ballpoint,and propelling pencils.
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E-Motion Fine Writing Pen Collection

E-Motion Fine Writing Collection

What emotions do you feel when your visions take shape? The E-Motion Fine Writing Collection brings the energy and inspiration to achieve your visions on paper. This collection of writing instruments comes in a variety of material options that fit the style of any dreamer.
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Hexo pen with record

Hexo Fine Writing Pen Collection

Pens for the creatives and the dreamers. Write and create in style with our Fine Writing Hexo Pen Collection. Named after their hexagonal shape, the Hexo Collection is perfect for putting your creative ideas down on paper.
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Fountain pen, rollerball pen, and ballpoint pen comparison

Fountain Pens vs. Rollerball Pens vs. Ballpoint Pens: Comparing Writing Instruments

Comparing pens to find your right fit! So, you’re in the market for a new pen but don’t know where to start. For many people, a pen is a staple tool in life. Whether you are looking for a pen to sign a big contract, to gift a colleague, or to use in everyday life, there is a style and collection that fits every purpose. Fountain pens, rollerball pens, and ballpoint pens all have qualities about them that make them unique from each other, but they can still be easily confused.  Learn the differences of these writing instruments and see which pen is best for you. 
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Bullet Journal Lettering Tutorial

Bullet Journal Lettering Tutorials II

More lettering tutorials for you Bullet Journal! Hello again, you creative soul! This week Faber-Castell USA and I are bringing you a brand new lettering tutorial! With only 3 steps each, these 6 lettering styles are a sure fire way to spruce up your pages!
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Warm as the Sun Cool as the Moon

Earth Day Craft for Kids - Warm as the Sun Cool as the Moon

The goal of this exercise is for students to learn about the concept and use of warm and cool colors in a watercolor painting of their own. The Connector Paints are designed to click together in various creative combinations for interest and to encourage creativity. 
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Bullet Journal doodles love is in the air

Bullet Journal Doodles: Love is in the Air

Bullet Journal doodles just in time for Valentine's Day! It's officially February! As I browse my feed... and every store imaginable, I see Valentine's Day and hearts all around! So it's time to ease into the season with some "lovely" doodles!
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