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 […]

10 Minute T-Shirt Leggings

I recently watched an amazing documentary, The True Cost.  It’s about US consumption.  It’s available on Netflix.   Essentially, the documentary points out that the average American throws out 82 pounds of textile waste each year.  So, for a family of 4, you are probably throwing out 328 pounds of fabric waste per year.  It think […]

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 […]

Crowns for Kids Round Up

I got to thinking today about how much kids love to accessorize as I watched my two year old put her sun glasses on her face with a very pleased look. She always needs a bag, or a back pack or a purse. Always wants a pretty dress or a sparkly pair of shoes. She’s […]

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. […]