New on Craft Leftovers: Posts, Website, Shop

I’m so excited about all the fun things I have in store for us over the next few months. I have all these ideas for Craft Leftovers that I’ve been having to jot down and set aside until a later date because of the mural, move, book deal combo breaker that has been in the works for the last 6 months. It’s so good to be back. Ahhh, nice sigh of relief.

This was the last “getting on the same page/catch up/updates” post. I think we are all square. Now let’s get down to cleaning out the fridge (tomorrow’s post) and the best way to rescue paint caked brushes (on friday).


Using Used Books Part I

Recently I’ve been taken by the idea that how you buy says a lot about how you think. For me, who loves reading, there is no other buying new temptation stronger than a new book. I’m addicted to reading. I’m happy to say out of my much to big library […]


Hump Day!

Some how Wednesday gives me the sense of having gotten a good chunk of the weekdays, yet still having enough time to get the things done I need to before the weekend (which is usually a misguided feeling, but I’m okay with that). I’m taking a swing away from craft […]


Grand Adventures!

Well the new shop is open and ready for business! Here is a shot of what my new store front looks like! You can visit by heading over to! I’m having a 10% off sale all this week, just enter the coupon code: GrandAdventure to get 10% off your […]

patterns & tutorials

Write Bike!

Part of getting acquainted with my new home town is riding my bike. I’m learning the best ways to get around on a bike, which is so different than a car. Each time I ride I take a different way. Another thing is that I’m trying to get in shape […]