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Come On, Come On, Get Crafty Tonight @ 5pm

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Mark Montano is a man of many talents. He is the host of TLC's 10 Years Younger, part of the design team for While You Were Out, the co-host of the Style Network's My Celebrity Home and the co-host of She's Moving In. As if that were not enough, he'll be signing The Big-Ass Book of Crafts today at Skylight Books @ 5pm.

With cool shops like Reform School highlighting indie wares, the craft scene has exploded. The excitement has spilled over into do-it-yourself groups that have shattered the barriers of "high art" and snobbery in favor of handmade, unique, one-off pieces. Everyone's inner artist is suddenly dashing to get crafty.

Montano's book taps into craft-mania and offers tips for making stuff for you home - with your own two hands. From iPod cases to modern doilies to funky chandeliers and revved up dishes, there's something for almost everyone. If glue guns and hot-wax transfers are simply not your thing, the photography is kick-ass and just might inspire you to find something you love, something you simply must have...and then find someone else to make it for you!

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The Big-Ass Book of Crafts by Mark Montano
Signing at Sklyight Books, Tonight @ 5pm
1818 N. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323.660.1175