It’s nearly Christmas! Anyone else get weirdly festive and crafty right before the big day? Maybe it’s because work starts slowing down and winter officially starts… Or perhaps it’s because the eggnog has finally seeped into your soul. Who knows. I’ve rounded up 13 crafts and cocktails you can easily make at home in these four festive days before Christmas. The Very … Keep reading…

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I’ve loved craft classes as long as I can remember. Since I always took creating so seriously, my mom used to call the hosts of adults art classes to get me in when I was a kid. From basket making to glass fusion, her support of my creativity set me up for a lifelong passion for making. But there are so many … Keep reading…

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Are you sick of me babbling on about autumn? Well too bad! My basic fall-loving self can’t shut up about the topic and today it actually felt like the right season. In honor of this tremendous occasion, which will likely be forgotten soon when the temperature rises back up to the 80s, I decided to post my latest project: easy-to-make fabric pumpkins … Keep reading…

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This week is proving to be pretty stressful, and in times of panic I turn to pointless DIYs and holiday themes. (Or cocktails or cakes, but often crafts.) It’s how I got my first few Halloween decorations, actually; I was painfully stressed about my first college midterms so I used all my spending money on spooky decorations and pumpkin cookies. Logic. To … Keep reading…

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I more or less swore off stretch bracelets sometime around 2006. I was at an out-of-town concert to see several bands I adored – the Summer of Ska tour or Ska is Dead or Summer of Dead Ska, whatever, who knows, it was a combo of similar words – and I was really, really excited to be there. In true I’m young … Keep reading…

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