crafts

04 May 2017

We wanna send you and a friend to Maker Faire!

Come celebrate Maker Faire‘s 12th anniversary in the Bay Area, showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science, technology, engineering, food, arts and crafts. Maker Faire is the premier event for grassroots American innovation. This three-day family friendly faire has something for everyone – a showcase of invention, creativity and

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20 Oct 2014

What You Should Know About D.I.Y. Guru Faythe Levine

Faythe Levine is hard to categorize. She is a published writer, filmmaker, lecturer, artist, and a curator. But most importantly, she is a beautiful spirit who has helped create, push, and explore individual creativity and has brought it to the attention to anyone who is willing to observe. Her site

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14 Nov 2013

DIY: Five Easy Bottle Cap Crafts

Rat Fink Bottle Cap Charm by VixenVendetta It makes sense that the DIY-ers and the Environmentalists get along, both are founded on a founding principle of reuse, recycle, renew. DIY is less about compost and sustainable food and more about finding a new uses for things, or repurposing items into

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
13 Feb 2013

DIY Bath Caddy

My house was built over a hundred years ago, and my bathroom is…not large and by that I mean it’s slightly larger than closet sized. There is very little space to move around in there- mostly due to the large claw-foot bathtub that takes up the entire west half of

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
30 Jan 2013

DIY: Hair Flowers

At my last job, one of my bosses was a woman who played in a band, dressed in a rockabilly style, and wore flowers in her hair every day – which was a bummer for me because in addition to also leaning towards rockabilly attire, flower clips are one of

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
19 Dec 2012

DIY Door Caddy

Lately, I get the feeling that I’ve forgotten something pretty much every time I leave the house, which means I am constantly patting myself down to ensure that I have my keys, my Clipper card, my sunglasses, my gloves, and the various cell phones that I’m testing for work. So,

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
09 Dec 2012

DIY Outdoor Art

During the winter months, it’s easy to feel cooped up – after all, outside it’s chilly, trees are dead, and everything is grey with rain or snow. So, obviously like me you’re inside, curled into a tiny bundle under several blankets unable to stop Netflix from automatically streaming several episodes

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