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Crafting

How to Make Money at a Craft Show

How to Make Money at a Craft Show

Toying with the idea of setting up a booth at a local market? Worried you won’t break even? I remember thinking those things at my first ever craft show, Third Friday in Safety Harbor back in 2013. At the time, my crafting business wasn’t really […]

My First Bullet Journal!

My First Bullet Journal!

Someone showed me a Buzzfeed article about a Bullet Journal, and I was immediately intrigued. Ever since I can remember, I’ve loved stationary.  Notebooks, pens, cards, paper in general…(Nerd alert!) I recently helped my parents clean out their attic and found 7!!! half-finished journals from my […]

5 Ways to Save Big At the Craft Store

5 Ways to Save Big At the Craft Store

A friend of mine recently took a trip to the craft store for decorations for her daughter’s first birthday party. When she told me how much she spent for how little she got, my eyeballs bulged and I had to check that this was even […]

Stitch Tips- The Back Stitch

Stitch Tips- The Back Stitch

Cross stitch and embroidery are two related, but different beasts. And embroidery comes in many forms. There’s hand embroidery (where I dabble), machine embroidery (think logos on shirts and hats), free-hand machine embroidery (those cool lines you see on quilts), and so many more styles. […]

My Brief Crafting and Blogging Hiatus

My Brief Crafting and Blogging Hiatus

Holy busy pants, batman. I feel like these last couple of weeks have flown by faster than I can even enjoy them! That being said, I obviously have been somewhat absent from the following: Social media, crafting, blogging, etc. I’m coming back! Looks like my […]

Stitch Tips- The Cross Stitch

Stitch Tips- The Cross Stitch

This is a new series I’m starting with quick tips on different types of needlework. They will be brief, with quick tips and pictures (and sometimes videos.) Follow along for weekly stitch tips that you can try out for yourself. Up first: The Cross Stitch Now, […]

5 Ways to Easily Manage Custom Orders

5 Ways to Easily Manage Custom Orders

There’s a very distinct feeling you get when creating items just to create. I mean, there could be an underlying reason- building inventory, selling in retail, bolstering your online shop, just because you feel like it. Really though, there’s nothing like creating custom orders. I […]

Excuse me? What’s the Hoop Du Jour?

Excuse me? What’s the Hoop Du Jour?

It’s the hoop of the day.     Working full-time at my day job, hitting up some after-hours yoga classes, and cooking epic meals for dinner leaves little time to dedicate to stitching up a storm. People always ask me how I have time to […]

I like long walks… in the craft store

I like long walks… in the craft store

Is there anything better than having unrestricted time in a craft store? Especially a well stocked craft store with the prospect of using a particularly useful coupon? The answer is, very few things are better than that. As a curious crafter, looking to try literally […]