Apr 21, 2015

Austin De-Stash Bash an Arts and Crafts Garage Sale

Austin De-Stash Bash at TOMS is an arts and crafts garage sale.

Have you ever wished you could go to a craft store where everything is cheaper, more unique, extra awesome and all the while you can shop while you listen to a band and sip free cocktails?  Your dreams…

Apr 16, 2015

Green Crafts for Earth Day

A roundup of recycled green crafts for Earth Day.

Earth Day is right around the corner and as a crafter it is a very important holiday to think about.  I myself come from a long line of scrap crafters.  My great Aunts made trashcans from foam egg…

Apr 15, 2015

Pretend Play Snow Cone Stand for Kids

Set up a pretend play snow cone stand.

I hope it is warm enough where you live to start thinking about snow cones like it is here in Austin.  The sun is shining, the kids are swimming and a snow cone is starting to sound mighty…

Apr 13, 2015

Crafts and Cocktails with Jen at TOMS – Pinup Girl Style Hair Flowers


  Hey Austin have plans for Thursday night?  No?  Well come have some free Dripping Springs Vodka cocktails with me at the TOMS shoe store on S. Congress.  Once a month you can find me at TOMS getting…

Apr 09, 2015

New Dress a Day – An Interview with Marisa Lynch

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Oh that Marisa Lynch of New Dress a Day is a clever girl.  She can work muumuu magic and take even the most tragic thrift store dress from frumpy to fabulous like no one I have…

Apr 05, 2015

My Trophy Wine Bottle Toppers Made a Buzzfeed Listical

Recycling old junk into new treasures.

I have to admit these wine stoppers with bowling trophies have always been one of my favorite DIY projects.  Apparently Buzzfeed thinks so too.  I originally made these lovely ladies for BlogHer, but you can also…

Mar 14, 2015

Take the Kids on a Staycation This Spring Break


Where are you going for spring break?  Are you going to brave the lines at amusement parks, pay the resort fees at the beach or are you like me and planning a nice staycation?  Not familiar with the…