Crafting


  At the end of last year, I joined two committees.  I decided that since I wasn’t going to sell in 2012, volunteering for organizations that I love would be a great way to stay connected to my community.  Now I’m on the planning team for TEDxConcordiaUPortland!  I’m thrilled to be helping them this year.  I attended their inaugural event last year and I was so impressed with everything.  From the speakers to...

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While gearing up for the craft fair season before the holidays, I knew I wanted to make a large ring holder as a display for my felt flower rings.  I created this wine cork tutorial last July.  I knew I didn’t have the time needed to make another ring holder like I did previously. Under a time crunch, I opted to use glue. This holder is 2 feet by 8 inches with a total of 104 corks.  I started by putting all of corks into the...

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How to Make Jump Rings

How to Make Jump Rings


Posted on Jan 19, 2012

Buying Jump Rings can get expensive really quickly if you use a lot of them in your work.  Making them yourself is fast and easy.  It does require some equipment, but the small investment you pay in tools will save you lots of money in the future.  Besides, these tools are very versatile and you can use them in lots of different crafts.   Materials A: ‘C’ Clamp Vise – I bought mine for under 10 dollars at a swap...

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Capitol Hill Holiday Market 2011

Capitol Hill Holiday Market 2011


Posted on Dec 15, 2011

This Friday and Saturday, my sis and I will be sharing a booth at the Capitol Hill Holiday Market.  This is the first year that Capitol Hill school has held a craft fair and my sis is one of the organizers. This craft fair will be much smaller than Crafty Wonderland (which was fab and I hope to blog about it soon!) which I think will be nice change of pace.  This the last craft fair of the season that I will be participating in.  I...

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My craft bucket list is a mile long, but this weekend I get to check a huge item off of this list.  I will be selling my felt flower rings, barrettes, and earrings this weekend at Crafty Wonderland! Ever since the very first Crafty Wonderland in the basement of The Doug Fir, I have wanted to participate in this amazing event.  I’ve applied many times and this year I was finally accepted!  They receive so many applications from...

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Felt Flower Rings – Now at Knack!

Felt Flower Rings – Now at Knack!


Posted on Nov 14, 2011

  I have such exciting news!  My felt flower rings are now for sale at Knack!  I couldn’t be happier.  This is the first brick and mortar store to carry my rings.  What a great store to start in.     If you haven’t been to Knack, definitely take the time to check out this amazing store located in Multnomah Village.  Leigh, the owner, showcases beautiful work from over 90 local artists.  This is a great place...

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