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bacon wristband

Welcome to my first posting of a MAN CRAFT! Having done a scientific online survey of a large number of randomly chosen males, I can state with certainty that most men are highly attracted to bacon in pretty much any form. Oh hell, I’m not an idiot. I knew that without conducting any kind of […]


cherry blossoms – in felt!

I recently got back in touch with an old junior high friend. No, that makes me sound more proactive than I truly am. She got in touch with me. Turns out she’s also into the whole writing scene, and has a rather entertaining blog called Wifeish. If you suffer spring allergies from your local flora’s […]

personalized 6-packs

Today’s post is about the unmatched joy of creative gift-giving. I visited some friends in Seattle this past weekend, and they were (as always) the most marvelous of hosts, showing me around the city and providing me with all manner of delightful sensory experiences: Mexican chocolate, the best Italian food I’ve had outside of Italy, […]

finger knitted necklace scarves

I refuse to learn how to knit. Not because it’s not a great craft – you can make incredible things, knitting. Hats, sweaters, dolls, scarves, more scarves… I know full well how much crafting potential lies in knitting, which is exactly why I won’t do it. I’ve got so many crafts on the go already; […]

the literary purse – literally

This is such a neat idea! I came across it while perusing the internet for another craft entirely, and fell immediately in love. There are numerous tutorials out there, all of which use the same basic process, plus or minus certain details. This one is a good place to start and see the basic process […]

postage stamp box

This is a long one but a good one, promise. Got lots of time to kill this weekend? Then this could be just the project for you. Warning: if you are a serious stamp collector – if you steam stamps off of envelopes and keep them in little plastic sleeves – stop reading now. This […]

t-shirt scarves

Make your old t-shirts into adorable neck warmers – absolutely no sewing required!