Business Tips

creative time management

Grow Your DIY Business: Creative Time Management By Eleanor Whitney *editor’s note: we’re so happy to have eleanor as a regular contributor to dear handmade life with here bi-weekly friday ‘grow your diy business’ column. we’re also beyond stoked that…

Adventures

patchwork show: indie craft fair posters

patchwork show: indie craft fair posters recently i wrote about the process of designing the posters for patchwork show. i thought i’d share the evolution of the posters from our first show until now. i designed all of them except…

Business Tips

smart goal setting

Growing up in Maine I was raised on Yankee ingenuity and work ethic. The idea that I always need to be striving towards something is deep within my cultural make up. However, drive, motivation and hard work are important when…

DIY Projects

11 diy paper flower tutorials

eleven diy paper flower tutorials i got so inspired by courtney cerruti’s paper flower workshop at shed in healdsburg that i wanted to share some of my favorite diy tutorials on making paper flowers. i love crafts that are inexpensive…