Category: Craft Sabbatical

Banging on the Banjo: take 1

No seriously, that’s what I currently sound like… But that’s about to change!  It only takes 100,000 hours to get something mastered, right? I have been on a freelance adventure for about two years now. It was the… Read More

That’s Forked Up. Too Spoon?

One of my favorite kitchen utensils is the wooden spoon. Why? I don’t know. It was always a form of punishment growing up so I should want to have all of them banished from the kitchen, but they… Read More

The PickMeUp

Sometimes life gets messy and my life currently is: A. Mess. So, it’s time for me to start cleaning it up. In order to get through the chaos, I have to assign myself “projects” just like I’m back… Read More

Yarn dying at home!

I got home from a long office day and decided that I needed to do something hands-on and creative. My computer legs were tired of sitting. I took one long look at my yarn stash and finally decided… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: Fridge Magnet Makeover

I’d say I have a pretty average kitchen refrigerator. White. Scattered with a few pictures, cards, old coupons, but mostly quite sparse. The way I see it, it’s empty art space dieing to be used. A blank canvas…. Read More

A Non-Work of Art: The Final Art Chapter

If you haven’t read A Non-Work of Art, be sure to start there before reading ahead. After a year and a half in the making, I think I will call my painting complete. It’s funny the amount of… Read More

A Non-Work of Art: Revived

The last time I painted on this canvas, I lived in a different apartment and the canvas had a different home. I hate to say that it has hung on the wall unfinished for 1 year and 4… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: Gay Clay Buttons!

I heart buttons! They make me so happy. I can’t really explain why, but they do.

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More