You can’t help but be happy when you get to hang out in downtown HB on a summer day, just steps from the beach! This is a pretty fun summer job!! A few months back, March it was, we had a little segment on KTLA news with Allie Mac Kay! We’ve had a great response… Read More Crafts For Kids at The Strand HB
It’s no secret that I love music and while I’m only marginally talented at a few instruments, it’s a passion of mine. I feel it. It speaks to me. I can tell time (in years and decades) with it. I know lyrics to about any song (pre-21st century) but I don’t know my license plate… Read More The Summer I Wrote a Song
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!
When we were envisioning the types of parties for The Craft Shack, we initially put together ideas for smaller groups. Quickly we realized that we needed to accommodate much larger groups and we have been able to do that successfully and have a great time with it. Another factor of our parties is the type… Read More The Craft Shack Transformed into a Frozen Treat Shoppe!