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]

The Lusty Month of May

Allow me to share part of the earworm I’ve enjoyed all month long! Tra la! It’s May! The lusty month of May! That darling month when ev’ryone throws self-control away.   It’s time to do a wretched thing or two, and try to make each precious day one you’ll always rue!  [Read more]

Treasures and Inspiration

Last week, instead of teaching something specific, I let my upcycling students “shop” from what I’ve collected in the Creative Reuse Center and come up with their own projects. The creativity and chaos that followed drew some attention from students passing by our room on their way to other classes.[Read more]