Scrappers’ Delight, take two!

Scrap Happy Craft Kits are back in the shop and just $5 each (+shipping). Because I've amassed so much crafty goodness over the years and never throw any of it away, I am offering these carefully curated embellishment kits, featuring scraps and leftover fabric, buttons, etc. They're perfect for small projects, scrapbook or junk journaling … Continue reading Scrappers’ Delight, take two!

Friday Five: Fiber, Fun, and Fairness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lF_60LJrm9M As I continue to experiment with making videos, I thought they would be the perfect avenue for sharing some handmade/sustainable/inspiring goodness...Check out my latest video here! Let me know if you find these recommendations useful, or if there's something else you'd like me to look into and share. I hope you enjoy, and happy … Continue reading Friday Five: Fiber, Fun, and Fairness

Reclectic Goods

Mixed media artist Christie Johnson, the creative force that is Reclectic Goods, has a knack for taking everyday objects and reclaiming them as vibrant, unique, and interesting works of art.  I wanted to share these amazing earrings I acquired through a trade (full disclosure, I was not fair in that trade; I definitely got the … Continue reading Reclectic Goods

Slow Fashion Revolution // Part 2 of 3

After exploring the definition of slow fashion in Monday's post, let's take a closer look at its three elements that I mentioned:  care, quality, and cultivation. First, let's talk about Cultivation (or, if you prefer, curation.)  This refers to the way you build your wardrobe.  How are you obtaining your clothes--are you buying new, hitting up the thrift shops, … Continue reading Slow Fashion Revolution // Part 2 of 3

Slow Fashion Revolution // Part 1 of 3

The Slow Fashion movement is gaining momentum.  But what exactly is it? Here's an apt description from slow fashion brand Study NY: Slow fashion is the movement of designing, creating, and buying garments for quality and longevity. Slow fashion encourages slower production schedules, fair wages, lower carbon footprints, and (ideally) zero waste. Just as the … Continue reading Slow Fashion Revolution // Part 1 of 3

Totes Totes: Free Market Bag Tutorials & Patterns

Farmer's Market season is nearly upon us!  This is something I just realized the other day...I also realized that I've been really bad about remembering to bring my totes to the grocery store.  Market totes are the kind of thing you can't have too many of....(especially when you're forgetful.) I thought this might be a … Continue reading Totes Totes: Free Market Bag Tutorials & Patterns

Living the Homestead Dream: An Interview with Quinn of Reformation Acres

Today, I am beyond thrilled to be able to bring you an interview with Quinn of Reformation Acres!  I've been following her blog and facebook page for sometime, and it is such an inspiration.  She is a homesteader, blogger, and also crafts all-natural skincare items.   Quinn has been gracious enough to take the time to … Continue reading Living the Homestead Dream: An Interview with Quinn of Reformation Acres