crafting advice and hacks on how to be more creative

Hitting the Wall: How to Unblock Your Creative Self & Get Crafting

Crafting ain’t always easy.  I originally planned this post to be about inspiration, but when it came down to writing it I just didn’t feel it.  I wasn’t feeling creative or inspired.  I’d hit the wall so to speak. People hit walls for lots of reasons:  Being too tired to craft or write, pushing myself […]

Manly Sewing Projects

So I love making handmade gifts, but it isn’t easy to sew stuff for the guys in my life.  I wanted to make something special for my dad and use my embroidery machine.  He’s bringing my daughter on a really special fishing trip this summer, so I started thinking about making a fishing vest.  I […]

Steampunk cosplay Airship captain and pirate costume

I’ve always loved sewing and especially Halloween costumes. I also love making costumes for the Renaissance Festival. Then came the steampunk festivals. Now I’m super into Comic Cons. I’ve been working my keister off on all sorts of new cosplay costumes and accessories for my Etsy shop and just for fun. This is my newest […]

Our Favorite Back To School Ideas

Fall is my favorite time of year! School is just getting under way for most of us. The weather is pushing our kids indoors. It’s the perfect time to put on our crafting hats and get creative. I tought I’d give you all a head start by compiling this modge podge of some of my personal favorite back to school ideas. […]