“NIPPON NI IKITAI!!” – if you missed part 1, I highly recommend you start from the beginning of this crazy story: Re: Japanese media inquiry, Possible Filming Request When we left off, the mania of the day of filming had been perfectly captured and distilled into the act of me running across my backyard, yelling…read more
It all started with an email on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016. I had just returned from my 9th wedding anniversaryÂ vacation to the Florida Keys to learn how to scuba dive, I was tired and not exactly in “work mode” yetÂ – when I saw this waiting for me in my inbox: What?! The first thing I…read more
I know I always like to take a peek into other people’s work spaces, and since mine is particularly clean (read: not like an episode of Hoarders) I thought I’d take some pictures to share! I like to surround myself with lots of cool little knick knacks – since this is where I spend a…read more
So just a quick note to say I’m super psyched that Jad Abumrad, co-host of the awesome NPR show RadiolabÂ autographed the poster I created for his talk yesterday! I am officially an NPR geek haha. Check out the full story over at my OTHER blog Concertina PressÂ where you can see the different versions of the…read more
I had my last craft fair of the season yesterday so I spent the week making lots of these awesome notebook sets out of nautical charts. I live right near the ocean and have acquired quite a collection! I’m going to have a GIVEAWAY this week [UPDATE: The giveaway is now closed! Congratulations, Amanda from…read more
Easy DIY Cat Bed out of a Pizza Box! (Your cat may have already MADE ONE without you even knowing!) Step 1 – Place a small pizza delivery box on the counter, preferably empty. Step 2 – Turn your back for *one minute* Step 3Â – Ta-da! That’s it! Haha, ok so maybe this isn’t the…read more
Treasuries are curated lists of items on Etsy, and I thought this list called Something for Her + Something for Him that features my Red Deer Journal was particularly nice!
Hey you craft-happy cardmakers, collage artists and scrapbookers – Last month I made a post about how I just recycled my little miter triangles from bookbinding, because even though they are so fancy, I couldn’t think of a use – well several of you chimed in and said you’d be able to make a use…read more
Pin It **EDIT and update – these have all been sold! This is a post from 2011** I’ve been working hard on packaging up one of Â my most popular craft show items, the paper potluck! It’s a big scrap pack of assorted papers, color coordinated by me (most paper scrap packs are just a big…read more
ahhhh…our awesome landlord lets us borrow his 23′ o’day sailboat and my husband and I have been taking it out for sunset cruises – tough times in Cape Cod 😉 My job is to hoist the jib sheet – how’s that for nautical?