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I have become an avid fan of Cathie Filian, host of Creative Juice, DIY Network. She is in town for the Colorado Women’s Expo this weekend in Denver. Not only did she call me late last evening to confirm her arrival and excitement for a 6:20 a.m. segment on KUSA Ch. 9, but she met me 10 minutes early this morning. Cathie then impressed the Ch. 9 team with her re-crafted jewelry by demonstrating how to transform bits of scrapbook paper and game pieces in to fun jewelry accessories.

Yes, you too can use an old poker chip to create an amazing necklace. This is so easy that even I could make it. My favorites were the rings made out of scrabble pieces and necklaces from dominos. Time to dig through that bin of magazines in your corner to clip cool patterns for jewelry fronts.

Here’s a look:
Feeling crafty? Want more tips? Check out Cathie’s blog:
The 2009 Colorado Women’s Expo features celebrity speakers on fitness, fashion, finance, cooking, design and crafting. Join us today from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. or Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Colorado Convention Center.

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