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“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!” (--Jackie Guerra, actress and host of DIY Jewelry Making)
“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.” (--Jenny Hart, owner of SublimeStitching, crafty TV host and member of the Austin Craft Mafia)
“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.” (--Jean Railla, author of Get Crafty)
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.
My kind of art. I buy it but should make something. I have one small project in the works (somewhere in the house). Reading the book is inspirational. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Maccaroni
I like it so far but I really haven't had a chance to look at it....why are you asking so early?Published 22 months ago by Barbara
This book was not exactly what I expected. Although it is full of ideas, I would of liked more images. It's nice just not what I expected. thank you.Published on August 29, 2013 by Selma Salinas
This book is a fun read as well as full of fun tips for repurposing things you may already have and crafty ideas. Read morePublished on June 23, 2013 by James
But you'll need your glasses to read this one..Print is real small..however the illustrations / photos are nice. and I would buy more of the author's books.Published on January 16, 2013 by Yellow Rose
I got this book because I was looking for some tutorials for Latin home decor items that I could make for my house. I didn't expect to love it as much as I did. Read morePublished on October 3, 2011 by Jenn
As an artist/designer and experienced crafter, I probably had higher expectations because of the positive reviews I read, and because I love this type of art. Read morePublished on March 28, 2010 by Into Art
This book not only had cute attainable projects, it was fun to read. I found myself laughing at the stories in between each project. This author has great style!Published on August 30, 2009 by Lisa M. Jones