This is the second year in a row I am here in Los Angeles during the Austin City Limits festival. If you are going to be there you should stop by the Austin Craft Mafia booth and pick yourself up lots of handmade awesomeness. There will be tons of Naughty Secretary Club jewelry, new T-shirts by Hot Pink Pistol, delectable handbags by Sweet Tooth, guitar straps and belts by Sparkle Craft and clothing galore by All Dressed Up and Shy. Stop by the booth and say hi to the girls for me.
If you live in Chicago head out to the Renegade Craft Fair this weekend. Every year the Chicago fair overlaps with the ACL so I can’t go and it makes me oh so sad. The Austin Craft Mafia has had a booth at the Brooklyn version two years in a row now. If I was in Chicago the booths I would especially be sure and stop by is of course fellow Mafioso Sublime Stitching, Bang because they have awesome stuff and my hubby used to be in a band with one of the peeps, Happy Owl Glassworks because they made my favorite Deer Necklace and Jenny Harada because she is on an episode of Craft Lab making monster masks with me.
Yesterday was my first day of taping at Craft Lab. I think I am going to really like the new layout of the show. New set, new shooting style, new everything. Chris De Rubeis was my first guest and we airbrushed a guitar and chatted about his rad Tiki themed surfboard. I have craftettes on set with me now, as in two crafters who I snuggle into a 50’s diner booth with. Shelly and Monica got to airbrush their own T-shirts and I was quite jealous. Chris was also on last year and we airbrushed a skateboard and matching helmet.