you are awesome. so is this book.


it’s the weekend at long last, so what better time to check out artist abbey hendrickson’s new book You Are Awesome: 21 crafts to make you happy? this is one craft book i did not feel intimidated by. i think it’s the hand drawn sketches by UK-based artist named Fiona Biddington of the ‘how-to’ instructions that make the crafts in you are awesome... 
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creative bug: what will you make today?


it’s new and it’s pretty fantastic! creative bug is a new online how-to website, your go-to source for online diy, art and craft instruction. creative bug has gathered some of the most inspiring designers and crafters around to bring video workshops right to your screen. looking to learn something new? their online workshops provide project ideas, expert guidance... 
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crafting aliens invade blogger’s body.


okay, so the first thing you should know is that i’m not really a crafter. i kinda used to be, but never at the level that so many take it to these days — i mean, they’re bloody professional crafters, and i’m like a junior apprentice sorta lazy crafter. but when we were at method, they had a little crafting session with diy green guru danny seo, and... 
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mad for washi.


i don’t exactly remember when washi tape made its way into my life. i seem to recall seeing it here and there on craft blogs, and then i used some for a photo shoot i was styling, and ever since that moment, i’ve been hooked. japanese washi tape is so simple, and yet it’s kind of elegant, like a lot of japanese design. and it’s so pretty! so i’m... 
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connected goods – a giveaway.


today’s a good day. my lovely sponsors connected goods are hosting a reader giveaway, and wait for it…it’s a $200 shopping spree on any of their fair trade goods! you can purchase anything you like from their gorgeous collection — from jewelry and clothing, to home and garden goods and all kinds of accessories. it’s connected goods’ goal... 
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