Category Archives: Crafts

Valentine’s and Other Cards

I’ve been working on some card designs lately around here and I was also sprinkling in some Valentine’s Day cards for co-workers. I love me some Valentine’s Day, and I don’t think you need a special one person to celebrate! … Continue reading

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Craft Hope: Crafting for Good

Lately I’ve been asking myself: what more can I do? More specifically, in regards to how I can channel my crafty abilities into doing something that will help others. Enter Craft Hope! The site and concept, founded by Jade Sims, … Continue reading

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WOW! Moment: June At Noon

These images of┬áJune At Noon’s embroidery work of Dr. Seuss made me stop and think that I have a loooong way to go when it comes to my needle and thread skills. Enjoy! Is it me or does this look … Continue reading

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Salt Dough and Projects

I don’t know where salt dough has been all my life!?! It’s 3 simple ingredients combined to create an easy, workable, and pliable dough. For a smaller amount I use 1/2 c. flour, 1/4 c. salt and 1/2. water. Once … Continue reading

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Street Art

A few nights ago we watched Exit Through The Gift Shop. It features Banksy, a widely known street artist. You probably recognize this image: dankell or this one gemmabirbeck or this one! gemmabirbeck That’s him. It also features an interesting … Continue reading

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Lace Vase Tutorial

Recently, I’ve been experimenting and making fabric flowers. I am HORRIBLE at keeping plants alive. At the same time, fresh flowers every week feel a tad wasteful since they’re just going to be thrown out. I wanted to come up … Continue reading

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Big Moves

Last night a few of Tucker’s improv friends came over so that they could practice. One of his friends is also a pretty great artist and I love their work. They mostly do screenprints, painting, some textile work, and it’s … Continue reading

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