Upcycled Art Supplies

I take great pride in the fact that my “art of upcycling” classes don’t require the Arts Center to spend much, if any, money on supplies. Consumables – like glue sticks or Sharpies – must be purchased every so often, but all the big stuff is found or donated, and[Read more]

Be the Innkeeper

I hope you’re sitting down – or at least holding onto something sturdy – because I’m about to consciously let my worlds collide. This Sunday, I’m preaching at a small Presbyterian church in southern Indiana, filling the pulpit while their pastor is on vacation. I don’t accept many opportunities to preach[Read more]

Paper and Pen

This week, I’ve been playing with paper and pens, in preparation for the next two summer camps I’m teaching: Paper Crafts and Sketchbooks + Journals. Between Pinterest and an online lettering class I’m taking, I have plenty of inspiration. I’ve decided there really is something to that 10,000 hours thing.* Like[Read more]

Under Construction

Just a heads-up: makingsomethingofit.com is getting some tweaks and tune-ups this summer! Some of the changes may appear as if they’re new posts, but aren’t, or temporarily move content to new locations on the website. Why? Well, partly because of the way my site is set up and partly because I’m trying[Read more]