Two years ago, my friend Paul and I created CRAFTSarethenewCRAFTS.com, an indie craft trend generator inspired by Barack Obama is Your New Bicycle. We decided to give the site a fresh update for 2013, with new craft trends and a new look. (Helvetica is so hot right now.) So if you're trying to figure out… Continue reading craft trends for 2013
It's hard to distill three weeks of traveling into one blog post. This road trip was a great entry into freelance life, but it's crazy how fast it went. Living out of one suitcase became totally normal; staying in motion became instinctive. Every city had friends for me to see, things to do and places to go.… Continue reading crafty road trip wrapup
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… Continue reading Updated East Coast Book Tour Dates
I am so stoked to be involved with the CraftCamp at SXSW Interactive next week! I was going to be there for my job anyway, but then I found out that Willo was organizing a craft-centric event, and I just had to be part of it. The schedule is still being finalized, but here's an… Continue reading get crafty at SXSW interactive!
Crafty business conferences are popping up all over the place! I'll be appearing at some of these; all are certified awesome: June 4-5: Midwest Craft Caucus, Columbus, OH » http://www.midwestcraftcaucus.com August 5-7: Conference of Creative Entrepreneurs, San Francisco, CA » http://www.creativeconferencewest.com Sept. 23-25: Schoolhouse Craft, Seattle, WA » http://www.schoolhousecraft.com Oct. 20-22: Summit of Awesome, Baltimore,… Continue reading craft business events of 2011