My Favorite St. Louis Craft Classes

My Favorite St. Louis Craft Classes

When I mention to friends I am working on a craft project, one of the most common responses is, “I wish I knew how to do that!” (Spoiler alert: about half of mine don’t turn out right. Ha!) If you don’t think you’re particularly arts-and-crafts ready, a class might be the right choice. Having an expert around can keep everything on track — … Keep reading…

‘Dabble’-ing in Soapmaking

‘Dabble’-ing in Soapmaking

I’ve had a big year so far: Besides the major stuff like marriage and kicking cancer’s ass, I was on the news in a handful of countries. I posed in a bikini. Marc Jacobs liked one of my Instagram posts. I ate alligator. Oh, and I made my own soap. Not to be braggy, but… you guys, I think I can do … Keep reading…

DIY Felt Pom Purse Charm

DIY Felt Pom Purse Charm

The primary school art teacher is the most under-sung fashion hero of all. Oversized prints, colorful glasses, excessive jewelry… Many of the greatest outfits I saw with my naive, OshKosh B’gosh-adoring eyes were worn by the same woman who handed me another cup of tempera paint. Maybe they’re colorful because they are fearless. Maybe they’re colorful because they spend all day prying pastels … Keep reading…

10-Minute DIY Rhinestone Sunnies

10-Minute DIY Rhinestone Sunnies

Leading up to our wedding, every night was full of DIY projects. From the flowers to the programs to the favors, each detail needed to be designed, assembled, attached, or otherwise crafted. I’m officially married and the wedding was perfect, so all of the projects are done for now. Right? Not quite. I’ve still got this DIY bug and no huge project … Keep reading…