Updated East Coast Book Tour Dates

Whoo! The Summit of Awesome in Washington, DC, was awesome, and now I’m working my way up the East Coast, signing my book Crafty Superstar wherever I find it. I’ve added a few more events to my lineup — here’s the list of upcoming craft workshops and appearances: Wednesday, Sept. 12 — Brooklyn, NY — t.b.d. Brooklyn […]

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What’s the Best Glue for Paper?

Amanda asks: Grace, what is the best adhesive to use for attaching paper on paper? Specifically, old paper onto new paper. Also, will you please start a Q&A craft blog? Great. Thanks. Your wish is my command! The most important thing to be aware of when using old paper and gluing papers together is the acidity. […]

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OMG I quit my job

I totally quit my job last week. It wasn’t some kind of take-this-job-and-shove-it table-flipping experience. It was totally civilized and without raised voices or tears. I gave five weeks’ notice, and my last day is going to be Sept. 4. So what’s my deal? I remained employed for the entirety of the great recession—no small […]

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the etsyfication of high fashion

It’s no secret that the handmade aesthetic has become huge in the last five years. But this year, specifically, craft trends have  influenced high fashion brands. Burberry is especially keen on Etsy-esque motifs, but they’re not the only ones. It all makes a crafter wanna multiply her prices by 10… Burberry’s line of owl and bird […]

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