I absolutely love going to craft shows and supporting local artisans. I also love the inspiration that it brings in terms of actually ‘doing’ my own crafts whether its for a gift or developed into a Craft Shack activity. One of the ways that I feed my creative soul is to draw or sketch. Sometimes… Read More Tooth Fairy Pillows
Aloha! Even (or should I say especially) on the beautiful island of Oahu, I’m excited to craft! We sat down with “auntie Lorna”, because everyone is your Auntie here and she told wonderful stories about the island and the craft as we began weaving a bracelet from dried leaves of the Hawaiian Hala tree. She… Read More Island Crafting and Dreaming of Hawaii!
When you are visualizing your party or event, there are usually a few key areas that need to be extra special – those photo opportunities that need to be just right. As we were planning for a recent party, we decided the cake table would be in the family’s dining room. We had a beautiful… Read More A favorite party prop – you can make too!
Last Monday morning, before the sun came up, we had a craft party in full swing for the KTLA morning news as Allie MacCay’s live feature. We know many of you saw us and we thank you for connecting with us afterwards. If you missed it, you can watch here. What an amazing experience! We… Read More KTLA morning News LIVE! with The Craft Shack
Valentine’s Day. I love it most when it’s thoughtful and hand made. Don’t get me wrong, I love flowers and chocolates too! or finding just the right gift like this one below for my husband: At my daughter’s pre-school, the children all make a pretty bag to receive valentine cards from their friends. Candy is… Read More Love is All You Need
It’s really incredible how fast time flies! It was summer 2012 when we “found this trailer in a field of daisies”….ok we found her on Craigslist but thats not as romantic now, is it? She rolled out of the shop on Thursday, January 23 after a major renovation by The Canned Ham Man in Riverside,… Read More You’ve Come a Long Way, Daisy!