Emily

Hi, Emily Weathers ex-corporate drone, full-time crafter and mother of three running this site. My passion is crafting, and I'm an early adopter. I'm testing many machines, so you don't have to. Since I get to play with these devices, why not write reviews for them? It's the reason for the site's existence, so you make the right choices and avoid money pits. If you want to know more…

How to make a leather pinecone

Here is a really pretty hand made pinecone that will work perfectly with all of your Holiday decor. Supplies needed – pattern, pipe cleaners, tooling leather*, spacers**, hole punch and water. *I used 2 – 3 oz oak tanned leather sides, you can buy a scrap bag from your local leather store or from here. **Spacers should …

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How to make a chandelier

I’ve long since loved this West Elm capiz shell chandelier however, it was about $250 out of our price range. I was so excited last year when Brenna did a paper version chandelier tutorial on design sponge. We started with this thrifted lamp shade. I had Chris add an extra row of wire. Using Brenna’s tutorial, we made + cut wax …

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