Category: Handmade Stories

Stacie Tamaki’s tiny origami installation makes a big impression at ArtPrize 2016

By Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood While many artists like to go big with their ArtPrize entries, Stacie Tamaki strives to work as small as possible. In preparation for the international art competition that features 1,453 works...

CraftSanity Podcast Episode 141: A library love story leads Marianne Gardner and Sean Maginity to handmade business venture

Sometimes handmade business partnerships start in the most unlikely ways. Sean Maginity was working in the maintenance department at the Grand Rapids Public Library when he fell for Marianne Gardner, a woman at the...

CraftSanity Magazine Issue 9 Preorder Preview Sale

At long last, the CraftSanity Magazine Issue 9 Preorder Sale is on! Inside Issue 9 you will find an exciting variety of projects sure to inspire a creative summer of activity. Here are the highlights: ...

VIDEO: Low-brow Pillows Just In Time for X-mas

VIDEO: Low-brow Pillows Just In Time for X-mas

I went to the UICA Holiday Artists Market yesterday in Grand Rapids, Mich. and met Ryan Greaves, a 22-year-old graphic designer who was selling pillows that will either make you laugh or roll your...

Happy Halloweeen!

Happy Halloweeen!

Download the show (you may need to right-click the link) Listen to show in browser HANDMADE STORY No. 1: The Witch My next podcast isn’t quite ready, so please enjoy this Handmade Story, by...