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    DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas: Good Vibes Jar

    A dear friend of mine celebrated her birthday last week, and I needed to pull something together, fast. I struggled for a couple of days before inspiration hit: a good vibes jar! This gift…

    October 1, 2015
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    Temporary + Tactile Mood Boards

    Inspiration takes many forms. Personally,Β going on adventures with people I love, capturing special moments (in both pictures and words), and workingΒ on CreativeStay are some of my top methods of staying inspired day to day.…

    August 12, 2015
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    Renegade Craft Fair: Saturday

    The Renegade Craft Fair came into the city this week. It’s always a fun affair: the opportunity to discover new makers and meet old favorites, usually on a beautiful, sunny San Francisco day. Every…

    July 22, 2015
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    Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    I don’t know about you, but I usually feel stumped when it comes to thinking up father’s day gift ideas. My dad isn’t the easiest guy to shop for, and when you factor in…

    June 19, 2015

    Crafting a Goodbye Card.

    Sometimes, you’re lucky enough to know amazing people– those with infectious energy and an untenable spirit. A dear coworker of mine, Jules, is one of those people. This Sunday, Jules is actually taking off…

    May 1, 2015

    Making paper

    Making paper into something special speaks volumes. And sometimes, the best gift is a well-made card and the freshest flowers at the market. This one’s for a rad new friend. Her name is Rachel.…

    April 28, 2015

    Homemade Card: Giving Me Butterflies

      Hello! So what you’ve just seen is the front and inside of a homemade card I sent out to an old friend. I drew with a Faber-Castell Artist Pen, all in black, and…

    August 29, 2013
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    Gifting that’s Near and Dear

    So I was going to post about writing, and I still might later tonight, but I just finished up my mother’s birthday gift (August 16th, I know, cutting it close) and wanted to share…

    August 15, 2013

    Thoughtful DIY: Crafting a Bookmark

    I read. All the time. And when using a million different colored post-its gets old, making your own placeholder is all kinds of fun. This “Thank you for co-existing with me” bookmark was inspired…

    August 7, 2013