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Eraser Stamps

Recently I started exploring using recycled materials to create stamps. Stamp making materials can be very expensive. A great alternative is using old erasers. They are easy to carve and similar to using traditional stamp making materials. 10 more words

Crafts

Embrace the Unexpected

When I was rather unexpectedly laid off from the day job at the magazine at the end of August, I decided to look on the upside of things — all of a sudden I have lots of time on my hands to spend in my studio without being mentally distracted by the daily demands of a job. 464 more words

Metalsmithing

The Street 8

Whoops! A bit of a gap between posts, it’s been pretty busy…

Final weeks trying to get everything finished…graded unit to complete, other projects to get sorted out, finished pieces for the End Of Year Show and also our business plan to submit which we need for our Getting Started In Business project. 170 more words

Project

Tiny Tuesday: Introducing the Minim

I met Brian Levy almost three years ago at the Yestermorrow Tiny House Fair, where he debuted his masterpiece of a tiny house on wheels. At that time, Brian had just finished building a prototype at… 215 more words

Fun Stuff

Tiny Tuesday: Homes for the Homeless

Hailey Fort (aptly named!) is a student in Washington state with a heart for the homeless. Over the past three years, Hailey has donated hundreds of pounds of produce from a homegrown garden to local charities, as well as hundreds of articles of clothing from friends and neighbors. 216 more words

Fun Stuff