It’s another throw-back Thursday video! This one features Kristy Schemrich, an amazingly talented soapmaker and teacher at our 2011 Soap Weekend Intensive (when we filmed this video). This soap has many steps but once you break it down the technique is surprisingly easy. It’s been wonderful looking back through the archives, we clearly had so much fun filming with Kristy as you can see from this blooper reel.
Recently, I spoke on the Indie Business Radio Podcast about business. Donna Maria, the host and founder of Indie Business Network (yes! they have insurance for small home crafters; check them out here!) invited audience members to ask questions. One of the questions that came up was, "How do I work … Continue Reading
Here in the Pacific Northwest, there are mustaches of every kind - some flipped up, some with a little curl added. If you'd like to add a little flair to your facial hair, this Sculpting Mustache Wax is the product for you! Made with whipped cera bellina wax, this wax is a great firm yet spreadable … Continue Reading
I'm a firm believer in engaging kids in crafty projects at a young age. Arts and crafts enhance confidence and teach children to think creatively and problem solve. Not to mention, kids love creating! A great way to entertain the kids this holiday season is by throwing a DIY party for the little … Continue Reading
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It's full of family, food and appreciating what you have. If you're family is like mine, the day after Thanksgiving is also full of enjoying the company of family and more good eats. This Baked Pecan Oatmeal is the perfect dish for day-after-Thanksgiving … Continue Reading
This weekend, I'm enjoying the California sun during a UPS event for west coast clients. It's been wonderful to escape the Pacific Northwest rain! When Monday comes around, Thanksgiving prep will be in full swing. Jamisen's interest in helping in the kitchen is growing, which is both fun and messy … Continue Reading
The 12 Days of Christmas promotion is officially over tomorrow. Hopefully you have lots of handmade gift ideas for the holidays! The promotion features easy to make projects, like the adorable Chocolate Mint Melt and Pour soaps. With a delectable mix of Dark Rich Chocolate Fragrance Oil and Moroccan … Continue Reading