DIY Projects

DIY potted plush succulents

During the first two years that I lived in my house I don’t think I stepped foot in my backyard more than a handful of times. It was a real shame considering the fact that my house is fairly small…

Inspiration

Maker: Christina of Le Trango

If this interview doesn’t make you smile, I don’t really know what will. Christina bubbles over with joy about her art, her time with her art, and her life.  Meet Christina and enjoy some time in her shop! ~Angie~  Please…

Business Tips

4 Benchmarks for Wholesaling

Editor’s Note: We’re excited welcome Katie Hunt (the founder of Tradeshow Bootcamp) to the blog for this guest post from our friends at CreativeLive on four Benchmarks for Wholesaling. CreativeLive is one of the best educational resources for creatives. I have…

Business Tips

How to keep your cool at craft shows

Editor’s note: Our friends at Academy of Handmade asked me to share some of my tips for keeping your cool at craft shows on their blog. I’m super excited to share some of the ways I’ve learned to deal with unexpected circumstances…

Adventures

Patchwork Show Long Beach Spring 2016

I love to close the Spring Patchwork Show season out at our Long Beach location–what better way to spend a day near the ocean! Personally, it was also the culmination of a pretty intense four months. At the beginning of March,…

Adventures

Patchwork Show Oakland Spring 2016

The day before our spring Patchwork Show in Oakland my three show helpers (including my dad) and I spent several hours in the blazing hot sun with no shade measuring and marking out the vendor spaces. After a few hours…

Adventures

Patchwork Show Santa Ana Spring 2016

One of the things I cherish most about Patchwork Show Santa Ana is the location. I love the beautiful historic buildings in downtown and seeing the streets that are normally filled with parked cars and vehicles rushing by, filled with people,…