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Distracted By Nature

This is a bush in front of my house. For most of the year, I don’t care much for this plant. But now, with the berries so red, well, it stopped me in my...

Slooooow podcast downloads on iTunes?

Slooooow podcast downloads on iTunes?

A word from my tech support husband, Jeff: Many of you have pointed out that the podcast downloads via iTunes and other podcast software have slowed to a crawl. We will try to improve...

Quilt Love

I snapped a photo of this vintage quilt during my recent outhouse photo shoot at a local greenhouse. Wow, what a fantastic quilt! The tag stated that the quilt top was purchased at a...

CraftSanity on TV: Paper bead making

CraftSanity on TV: Paper bead making

Recycled Jewelry: On this segment, I’ll show you how to transform magazines, catalogs, newspaper, junk mail and scrapbook paper into fun and inexpensive paper beads.

The long-awaited Recycled Runway video

The long-awaited Recycled Runway video

Okay, folks, the video of last Saturday’s Recycled Runway event at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids, Mich. has been posted. I regret that I wasn’t able to interview every designer...

Crafting A New Life

It’s been a little over a week since I left my day job and I’m still working to settle into a routine. I wrote more during my first week as a freelance writer than...

CraftSanity on TV: Preview of Fulton Street Artisans Market

CraftSanity on TV: Preview of Fulton Street Artisans Market

Here’s a look at some of the handmade made goods you’ll find at this Sunday’s Fulton Street Artisans Market. There will be more than 60 vendors, many representing Etsy West Michigan, selling everything from...