Craft Lab

Craft Lab

Holy crap, you guys have to watch this awesome video!  It’s the first episode of Craft Lab on the Geek & Sundry YouTube channel.  These guys are my new heroes. https://youtu.be/1ZfL3CdaD_4 While you’re on Geek & Sundry, you should check out the...

Ingrates on Etsy

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend on the internet lately.  I saw a disparaging comment on Twitter about people who favorite a tweet but don’t re-tweet it.   Occasionally you’ll come across a blog that calls out “lurkers” who visit the website without leaving a...

Growing My Own Fabric

The March issue of Popular Science has an article named “Cultured Couture: Susanne Lee Wants to Grow Clothing in a Lab.”  Included in the piece are instructions for growing your own microbial leather.  My reaction was to leap up and buy all the...
Two Shedding Boxes

Two Shedding Boxes

One of my favorite craft projects is decorating gift boxes.  It’s got all the fun of making mixed media paintings, but with useful objects instead of wall canvases.  There are three of my better boxes up for sale right now on my Etsy Shop.  Not every project is...
Quick, Cheap Custom iPhone Case

Quick, Cheap Custom iPhone Case

There’s no reason to pay someone to manufacture a custom iPhone case when you can make your own with shit you have lying around.  All you need is a transparent case, paper, scissors, a pencil, and a DIY mentality.  Patience optional. My parents got iPhones, so I...