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Contests & Prizes : CraftStudio Contest on Pinterest!

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Have you checked out the CraftStudio App for the iPad yet? You may recall our announcement last week, and since then we’ve been playing around with it non-stop. Today we’re excited to remind you about a CraftStudio Pinterest Contest we’re holding from now until July 5th. Here’s how it works: make a card with a …

Celebrate : Fourth of July Good Things

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Even after the sun goes down at your fourth of July barbecue, it’s not too late to get some great photos!  All you need are some glow-sticks and fast moving hands to get these vibrant shots. And for a bit of daytime decor, these lanterns are easy to make, and can be collapsed and stored …

On The Web : Announcing the CraftStudio App!

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We’re so excited to announce that our CraftStudio App for the iPad officially launches today! The App is the perfect fit for crafters who are ready to take their skills to the tech-level. Trust us – we’ve only been playing with the app for a few days and we are already addicted! In the CraftStudio …

Make It : DIY Placemat Paintbrush Roll-Up Holder

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Today’s guest post comes from the uber-talented Brittany Watson Jepsen. Brittany is a designer/blogger/shop owner of The House That Lars Built in Copenhagen, Denmark. She also sells her work on Etsy: I’m always worried about my paintbrushes getting ruined when I travel. I’ve been on the lookout for the perfect contraption to keep them in …

Meet : Danny Seo

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Danny’s website: www.dannyseo.com Danny’s shop: www.dannyseo.com/category/shop Danny Seo is author of the Upcycling book series including “Upcycling” and the upcoming “Upcycling Celebrations.” The book series celebrates the idea of taking something you would normally discard and elevating it to a new level by making it more beautiful and functional in three steps or less. I’m …

Meet : Walter Kent of Peg and Awl

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Walter’s shop: www.pegandawl.etsy.com Walter’s website: www.pegandawlbuilt.com We are husband and wife with a boy called Søren and a boy called Silas. We live and work in Philadelphia, Penna. Our work is made from olde things, treasures found and recovered from misfortune and neglect, relics of the unusual, the confused and the macabre, cut and pulled …

Meet : Joel Henriques

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Joel’s website: www.madebyjoel.com Joel’s book: www.madebyjoel.com/madetoplay Joel Henriques is an artist who lives with his wife and three children in Portland, Oregon. He is author of the blog Made by Joel, where he shares his toys and craft ideas, and strives to show the importance and fun of handmade arts and crafts. He has recently …

Meet : Stephen Loidolt of Something's Hiding in Here

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Stephen’s website: somethingshidinginhere.com Stephen’s shop: foragehaberdashery.com hello, i’m stephen and i like to make things. after graduating with my BFA and MFA in sculpture, i started to collaborate with my wife, shauna, by making small gifts for friends. we began making product under the name something’s hiding in here and unexpectedly found ourselves running a business …