Tag Archives: Crafted

Monkeys, poppies, is this Oz?

This little fellow was a pretty good representation of my mood this morning and I guess the barista is either psychic or I was looking kind of grumpy when I ordered my latte. Love the coffee at the Brasil Kiss … Continue reading

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Crafted… it’s really been a crucible of sorts.

They tell you not to talk about negative or hard things on your blog. When you’re in business, you’re supposed to present this strong, optimistic front all the time. People need to see your highlights reel, they say. But I … Continue reading

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This is a little bit exciting.

I might have just opened an art bead shop at Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles. And by “might have” I mean, we opened today even though about half our stock is either still being made or in transit. … Continue reading

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15 Days to Crafted: DIY Earring Hangers, Pt. 2

I’m actually gonna take just one second to acknowledge the passing of an amazing man – Mr. Don Moehnke of Eureka, CA. He was my first music teacher – recorder, flute, voice and music theory – and he was a … Continue reading

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18 days to CRAFTED: DIY earring display pt. 1

but first… what do I hear? Is it a rotary sander? Why yes! Yes I think it IS a rotary sander… which means… it must be… THE SANDING BANDITO!!! Okay, it’s not really a bandit, it’s just the Captain and … Continue reading

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My shop poster, in progress…

Holly at Raven and Rose Arts just shot me over this picture of my shop poster, in progress. The Honey&Ollie girl! Who is secretly, in my heart, a grown up version of Ozma of Oz. Not to mention, a nod … Continue reading

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In which the Infamous Captain Sexypants does super exciting things with wood…

The Infamous Captain Sexypants (who is now “The Infamous Captain Sexypants” instead of just plain “Captain Sexypants” for the purposes of this blog post because at Uptown Village Market people he’d never met before kept coming up to him and … Continue reading

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