Tag: maker inspiration


Read This Book: Create or Hate by Dan Norris

Create or Hate: Successful People Make Things is a very quick, how-to book for unlocking creativity. At 104 pages, it’s divided into 4 chapters and easy enough to finish in one afternoon. The central theme is that to be a successful creator, you must overcome self-doubt (defined as Hate). There …

Dec18 Maker Inspiration

We’re drawing the December maker inspiration from this month’s birthstones. They are blue topaz, tanzanite, and turquoise. Basically, all shades of blue and purple, which can be icy or serene. Or both! We know I’m no fan of blue, but I’m not even going to pretend that I have time to …

Nov18 Maker Recap & Round-Up

How was your November? Did it fly by as quickly as mine did? Because I swear it was barely Halloween a second ago. Somehow I accomplished the tasks I gave myself, like making that delicious Thanksgiving side dish. I even fixed one of those garments on my mending pile! And …

Black Friday Deals for Makers

If you aren’t a newsletter subscriber you might have missed out on some great one day only pre-Black Friday deals earlier this week. But don’t worry! You can still sign up for the newsletter and make sure you don’t miss any future announcements! Another big note: you do NOT have …

Maker Inspiration November 2018

Ready for some maker inspiration for November? Since I’m shifting away from sewing these days, I’m going to start including other maker areas in these inspiration posts. Don’t worry, there’s still some sewing that might get done! The birthstones for November are citrine and topaz, both warm colors. This is …