Hello! No, your eyes do not deceive you, the Brigadoon* of blogs has appeared again in your feed. I am both the youngest of four children and the only boy. Therefore, growing up I was regularly referred to as “The Golden Child” or “The Chosen One” and things like that – it just made sense… Continue reading RuPaul! Trays! and Dog Thievery!
Hello friends. Well, I'm afraid it's been another couple of weeks of the 24/7 coaster show over here on Cheltenham Road. But it's fine! I'm fine! Everything is fine! I'm just over here, working on my post for this week........ Honestly, it's all good! Just not particularly creative - you know what I mean?… Continue reading Could I Interest You in Some Coasters?
The Goal: Come up wit a fun Easter Project. Spoiler: I didn't. You see I’ve spent the last couple of weeks pursuing my lifelong dream of being really tired all the time. I've been in a coaster-making frenzy with hundreds and hundreds due. But that's really the definition of a "good problem" isn't it? So,… Continue reading Easter Edition: Mo’ Bunny Mo’ Problems
It has become pretty clear that my Cart and my Horse don't even run in the same social circles let alone work together in a coordinated, orderly fashion. So it should come as no surprise that I made this insanely useful, adaptable table and THEN thought: "this would be a great blog post subject!" Ah… Continue reading The Perfect Craft Show Table
It's time! The second and final installment of the Over the Table Display Tutorial! (Sorry to just spring it on you like that. Hope you were sitting down) OK, in all honesty I've been dragging my feet about this post because: A) it's pretty dang niche but, more importantly, B) I knew the pictures I… Continue reading Over the Table Display: Part 2 – Electric Boogaloo
Hi! OK, so next time I ask you: ”Can I do two, large, back-to-back shows that will require two, totally different inventories?” Your answer should be “no, David, you cannot.” Or perhaps, “yes David you can but it, and you, won’t be pretty.” And it wasn’t (my workroom was a mess)! And I wasn't! (a… Continue reading A Creativity Burst! And a Long Nap
Rats! Today's post was supposed to be all about how I had finally triumphed in my craft booth set up for last Sunday's Patchwork show. However, I encountered a teeny-tiny glitch with that plan: None of the pictures I took seem to exist* "Triumph" is sort of a stronger word than can be applied to… Continue reading Craft Fair Booth Set Up Part 1