Category Archives: Crafts

Hello, October + Write 31 Days

This is the month for me. I have my DIY project list in hand, recipes I’m waiting to try out and of course…Halloween, which means harvest festivals and pumpkin patches. And, I signed up for a new writing challenge called … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

This is an ode to my favorite things: DIY for the home, pizza, awesome small businesses and of course…Sacramento. DIY Find: This DIY Hand Painted Rug from Caitlin McGrath of The Merrythought on Poppytalk is about as new as it … Continue reading

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Hello, Fall!

It’s official…Fall is here! Heck, there is even a chance of rain in Sacramento tomorrow and Thursday. It will still be in the 70s, but I will take it! I restocked the baking supplies, got a doughnut pan and I’m … Continue reading

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DIY Inspiration: Wall Love

Our walls are borrrring. We’ve hung up two posters in our living room, and while we have some more to hang up…I would like to hang up more than just posters. I’ve been searching through thrift stores, flea markets and … Continue reading

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Hey I finished a project!

Yard sales are good for the soul, and for the house. I should have one every month. My mom is having one next week and I cleared out so much stuff that I was hoarding to prepare for the sale. … Continue reading

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Crafting and the art of taking it slow

My attention span has always been incredibly short. If something wasn’t completed in the first few hours of me working on it, it was done. Tossed aside and never to be looked at again, unless by happenstance. So many cute … Continue reading

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Etsy Craft Party 2014

Last year, I attended my first Etsy Craft Party at Hello XOXO. Although I didn’t really get a chance to do any crafting (getting there late means the tables are full), but I did have a lot of fun eating … Continue reading

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Craft Inspiration: Paper Mache

As a student of both Journalism and Graphic Design, magazines are my cup of tea. I devour all of the articles, and I am always intrigued by print design. Unfortunately, some smaller magazines have fallen victim to the advent of … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays

From now until Christmas, I will be sharing some thrifty ways to make your own Christmas gifts for your family and friends. If you aren’t feeling very crafty right now, you can also find handmade shops that sell these cute … Continue reading

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My first knitting project

Today I’m going to share my first knitting project with you as part of my participation in the Your First Knitting Project: Blog It to Win It contest through Interweave! Participants also get to choose up to five products they … Continue reading

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