The Ultimate Crafty Pegboard

No matter the size of your craft space, organization is the key to taking full advantage of your creative time every day. For me, setting up my craft space involved finding a balance between the organization and the aesthetic appeal. Because, let’s face it, it is really hard to create in a space that doesn’tContinue reading “The Ultimate Crafty Pegboard”

The 5 Crafty Things You Should be Buying from Dollar Tree

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Supply envy – We’ve all been there!  Personally, I LOVE to watch crafty YouTube gals (and guys!) who introduce me to new products and processes.  And, of course, I immediately think I have to have #allthethings.  Crafting products, especially gorgeous scrapbooking papers, stickers, ephemera, printables, etc. are so tempting toContinue reading “The 5 Crafty Things You Should be Buying from Dollar Tree”

Craft Carts…Why Are We So Obsessed?

A few months ago, I joined a fabulous Facebook group called “Craft Room Organization with JenniferMaker“.  It is a Facebook group with nearly 35,000 members that focuses on tips, tricks, and inspiration for organizing your craft space. It doesn’t matter if the craft space is big or small, cluttered or clean, all kinds of peopleContinue reading “Craft Carts…Why Are We So Obsessed?”

Sunday Secret #8 – Organizing Your Printables

Printables are absolutely the best!  I love following all my favorite artists on Instagram, drooling over their gorgeous creations, and then getting to use them in my very own projects at a fraction of the cost of other supplies.  It is really a genius way to increase your craft stash!  However, soon after I doveContinue reading “Sunday Secret #8 – Organizing Your Printables”

Speed Scrapping

Every scrapbooker has found themselves in the same situation.  Despite the best of intentions to “stay on top of it” this time around, we find ourselves falling very much behind in our memory keeping.  At least, this is where I found myself with March rolling in.  The truth is, I switched to the traveler’s notebookContinue reading “Speed Scrapping”

Personalizing IKEA finds

IKEA is a crafters dream.  At the very least, it is an organized crafter’s dream!  They offer so many functional and affordable options that help optimize a craft room to meet the needs of a maker.  That being said, with so many crafters racing to IKEA to meet all their needs, it can be easyContinue reading “Personalizing IKEA finds”

Sunday Secret #7 – Finding Your Style

Paper crafters often develop very distinct styles.  Some gravitate toward crisp and clean.  Others embrace and celebrate white space.  And still others love perfectly coordinated crafts, with matching elements from every embellishment down to precisely matched ink.  All of these are beautiful styles that you can find all over Pinterest and Instagram.  They are pleasingContinue reading “Sunday Secret #7 – Finding Your Style”

Creating an Ideal Workspace

What is the most important part of any craft room?  Some people may say that it is the organization or the inspiring decor, but for me the desk space is the most critical part of any craft space.  For me the ideal workspace has three important qualities: The largest work surface possible Frequently used suppliesContinue reading “Creating an Ideal Workspace”

Sunday Secret #6 – Getting Out of a Creative Rut

  As I am writing this blog post, I am gazing out my window at a dark, dreary winter sky.  The winter blues are a real thing, and they can just suck the energy right out of you.  From school delays and closings, cooped up kids, volunteer commitments, and a busy spouse, the winter canContinue reading “Sunday Secret #6 – Getting Out of a Creative Rut”