Fun and Easy Crackle Finish Technique

Everyone is getting their Easter craft on right about now and I’ve seen some pretty cool thing. My hero, Mark Montano, posted a tutorial for these adorable “Matryoshka” eggs.  I have also seen a couple of tutorials for crackle finish eggs using a...
“It’s Never Too Late” is a Story We Tell Ourselves

“It’s Never Too Late” is a Story We Tell Ourselves

I saw my first sunrise this past year at the age of 49. “How can this be?” you might be asking. Well, I usually like to be asleep when that is happening. Living on the West coast my whole life, I’ve seen hundreds of gorgeous sunsets. I’ve even...
“Less Stuff, More Quality’ is My Passion. Here’s Why.

“Less Stuff, More Quality’ is My Passion. Here’s Why.

[Tweet “Buy less. Choose well. Make it last.”] The trend towards hyper consumerism is almost inescapable. Things are just so darn cheap nowadays. Wal-Mart is everywhere, and dollar stores are so common that books and websites for crafting with stuff that...
Super Quick Shrink Plastic Tutorial

Super Quick Shrink Plastic Tutorial

All of my writing mojo was exhausted earlier this week when I had to write six paragraphs for my Martha Stewart’s American Made nomination, so I am cheating and posting a video I made on Periscope. Have you guys tried Periscope? It’s so fun! Even if you...
My #1 Tip For Crushing Creative Blocks

My #1 Tip For Crushing Creative Blocks

    My number on tip for crushing creative blocks is simple: “Do Something. Anything.”     Simple, sure, but it’s not always easy. I hit a block last week, prepping for my SF trip. If you hadn’t already heard me say a dozen...