5 Lessons from Craftcation 2015

On Monday, I released my podcast with Nicole Stevenson and Delilah Snell of dear handmade life.  I talk quite a bit about my experience attending Craftcation and have reviewed my experience last year here.  So what did I learn from this year’s conference? 1.  Only say yes to things you want to make out with!”-Tiffany Han.  There are so many demands …

Podcast Episode #11: Nicole Stevenson and Delilah Snell

This podcast celebrates my interest in “all things crafty” along with talking to makers who encourage and give back to the creative community.  When I think about passionate makers, I think of Nicole Stevenson and Delilah Snell.  They are Dear Handmade Life.  Together, they organize six local maker shows called the Patchwork Show and a three day business and maker conference …

Craftcation 2014 recap!

Craftcation 2014 was …. fantastic! Between the gorgeous background of sunny Ventura, CA to the concentration of creative people, I felt at home. In my typical “planner/analytical” fashion, here is my summary: Classes and Workshops: Educational, worth every minute, full of genuinely helpful information. From the business perspective, I learned so much from Kelly Lanza of Studio DIY, Brittni Mehlhoff of …

April Goals and Craftcation

It’s April 2nd! The past two weeks have been filled with car insurance claims over a broken window and my cute kid busting through her lip after falling on the stairs. WOWSERS!! Today, I’m focused on packing for my latest adventure! I am looking forward to meeting other crafty people, networking, learning plus taking classes from Christine Haynes and Luke Haynes. …