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Around Town : Renegade Craft Fair

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If you are in the San Francisco area this weekend stop by the Renegade Craft Fair.  It is Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM – 7 PM at The Fort Mason Center Pavillion.   We will be making friendship bracelets at the “Toyota Retreat” from 3:00-5:00 on Saturday afternoon.  We would love to see you there! Check out …

Behind the Scenes : For the Makers

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We’re excited to give you a behind the scenes look at the For the Makers workspace. With so many moving parts and materials to keep track of, we were incredibly curious how they made sense of it all. Take a look below at organizing tips and methods from For the Makers founders Katie and Janet. …

Make It : A Dessert Stand for Mom from HonestlyWTF

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Today’s guest post comes from the beloved Erica over at HonestlyWTF. They’ve just launched a new site, HonestlyYUM, which is filled with mouth-watering recipes and DIY tutorials centered around food and entertaining. It’s definitely worth checking out (now!). I’ve been wanting to make my own tiered dessert stand for awhile now. However, the risk of …

Have You Seen This? : Brook&Lyn

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I have never wanted to learn to weave more since seeing these amazing pieces by artist Mimi Jung: These beautiful works of yarn, copper, and sometimes natural elements (like palm bark and conifers) are all handwoven in Los Angeles, California. A graduate of New York’s Cooper Union, Mimi is a multi-faceted artist who has worked …

Inspiration Board : Handmade Gift Week

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It’s Handmade Gift Week here on the blog! Over the next few days, we’ll be bringing you projects from some of our favorite bloggers and crafters. We hope they inspire you to make gifts for the some of the people on your list this year. Below are some of our favorite handmade gift ideas from …

Inspiration Board : MSC Paint Round-up

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It’s been a while since our last paint round-up! Nothing delights us more than seeing our product (in this case, our paint) being put to good use out in the world. The below crafters use our paint is such clever ways; I hope you are as inspired by them as I am. Melanie of You …

On The Web : DIY Trompe L'oeil Fashion

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Have you tried any of the Trompe L’oeil projects from the September issue of Living yet?  These projects are so quick, you’ll be able to whip something up in time for the first day of school (yikes, is summer over already??)  Try our tees, which would be equally sweet on kids or adults (I’m imagining …

Make It : Studded Accessories

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I’ve been seriously coveting some of the studded fashion that is out in the world these days.  It seems like every article of clothing and accessory can be embellished- and from runway to DIY, everyone’s doing it. Check out our web-exclusive story on making studded accessories- easy, low-commitment projects that will compliment any outfit and …