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The Best Wines to Pair with Thanksgiving Dinner

The Best Wines to Pair with Thanksgiving Dinner Photo via Flickr Bringing wine to a holiday or Thanksgiving dinner party can be…fraught, to say the least. You know it’s impolite to show up empty-handed (hence, the wine), but what if you make a poor selection? If you’re not especially versed in wine tasting and pairings, you […]

How to Sell Art with Lisa Congdon

How to Sell Art with Lisa Congdon You became a professional artist for the love of it. Growing up, you enjoyed creating things, whether it was paintings, mixed media sculptures, mosaics or drawings. When you became an adult, you decided to follow your dreams and pursued an art career. Now that you’re a working artist, […]

What is the Best Lighting For Photography? A Beginner’s Guide to Lighting Gear

What is the Best Lighting For Photography? A Beginner’s Guide to Lighting Gear If photography means writing with light, then lighting gear is a photographer’s pen. Adding lighting gear to a photography kit opens up endless creative possibilities to play with shadows, create a glow, or add that sparkling light source. But understanding lighting is […]

How To Make Fabric Decoupaged Blocks

How To Make Fabric Decoupaged Blocks Don’t let outgrown building blocks languish unloved in a back closet when there are so many beautiful ways to upcycle them! I’ve been in the process of slowly upcycling my kids’ old building blocks for years (I promise, there will still be more building blocks in the world when/if […]

Four Dozen Eco-Friendly Felt Crafts

Four Dozen Eco-Friendly Felt Crafts Felt is SO much fun to craft with, and felt crafts are even better when you realize how eco-friendly they can be! Prefer crafting with natural materials? Wool felt is for you. Prefer crafting with recycled materials? You’ll love Eco-fi felt, made from recycled plastic bottles! Whichever kind of felt […]

Three Dozen Free Knit Hat Patterns

Three Dozen Free Knit Hat Patterns Knitting season is upon us! I can tell, because as I sit here at my writing desk, I’m wearing wool socks, sweatpants, and a fleece hoodie with a giant unicorn head for a hood (it’s for sure my best thrift shop score EVER!), and I’m still freezing. When I […]

21 Free Leggings Patterns and Tutorials

21 Free Leggings Patterns and Tutorials If you’ve been suspecting that you can make leggings that are just as good as the ones you can buy in stores, then you are RIGHT! Leggings are super easy to sew, very forgiving for the beginner, and best yet, when you’re in charge of making them, you get […]

How to Design a Logo, in 5 Simple Steps

How to Design a Logo, in 5 Simple Steps Take a quick glance around whatever space you’re in right now. No matter whether it’s a coffee shop, your office, your bedroom, a subway car, or the park, there’s one thing you’ll certainly find: a logo. Be it on a postcard pinned to a corkboard, emblazoned […]