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This Blog is a Cat

Hello! It has been a long time. I didn’t mean for it to be such a long time, life just… happened. In this case, life happening consisted of a planned break to move to a new city and get a new job. I did those things, and in the course of doing them I realized […]


emergency wedding dress mod

All wedding day & most accessories photos in this post taken by Andrew Ferguson. See more of his work at www.goldengod.net. Wedding DIYs can be wonderful, and they can be terrible. And sometimes with weddings, there is very little room for error. So imagine: it’s six days before you’re getting married, and you try on […]

I got married!!!

I apologize for the lack of blog posts lately. It’s been a very busy time, because something very exciting just happened on Sunday: I got married! Photo by Andrew Ferguson, goldengod.net My handsome new husband and I are honeymooning in San Francisco this week, and after less than 24 hours in this city we are […]

bonus post – crafting comic by Megacynics

Guys. Guys guys guys guys guys! I have something delightful and craft-related I must share with you. I am lucky enough to count many very talented people among my friends, one of whom is Ash Vickers, the artist behind the webcomic Megacynics. I had the privilege of appearing in her comic once before, and the […]

blue octopus giveaway – the winner is…

Thanks to everyone who read last week’s post and left a comment to enter into the drawing for a wee felt octopus friend! I actually ended up feeling kind of bad about asking the questions I did, because it just seemed to make everyone wish more acutely that they had more time to do these […]

the cluttered state of crafting… and a giveaway!

This week, random stories and pictures, and a giveaway! Read through the post, then find the giveaway bit at the end, where you can win this adorable wee tentacled friend: —————————————– Since high school, I’ve moved to six different homes in two different countries, which isn’t that much moving compared to a lot of folks […]

Iconocraft & round cardboard display stands

This week’s post is a two-parter. I’ve got a tutorial for you, but first I want to tell you about the amazing crafting event I was at on Wednesday night. Last summer my friend Missie Peters, a local poet and performer, put on an awesome craft fair that involved not only vendors but also poetry, […]