Why Silk Belongs on Your Wall

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Something I hear a lot is “oh my, that would be a beautiful (skirt, jacket, wrap, scarf)” about the pieces I make. And while I’m glad that people find the work pleasing and pretty, I do want to take a … Read More

Afraid of Being Afraid

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This article came across my inbox today and it caught my attention: http://www.ozy.com/acumen/the-science-of-fear-and-facing-it/   I don’t really care that Samsung has a new piece of technology out to combat the science of fear (though that’s kinda cool, I guess). What interests … Read More

Actual Reasons I Love Local Business

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I’ve recently gotten into all things fermented around here–no, I won’t be offering any homebrew anytime soon (though a friend of ours does!) but I have been experimenting with sourdough starters, kefir and I’m playing with the idea of making … Read More

Let’s Talk Marketing

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As a maker in the Kansas City and in the Midwest in general, it’s hard to get the same level of attention as some of our coastal maker friends and family.   That being said, as with most things, the … Read More

Creative Seasons, More Austin Kleon and Fall

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Seasons   “I feel that great new things are happening very quietly inside of me.” -Corita Kent. Summer has been a whirlwind of work and new ideas and playing outside and reminding myself how to relax and also confirming that … Read More

What’s in a journal?

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So I subscribe to the lovely newsletter put out by Austin Kleon every week. It’s one of the few ones that I hold on to (which is saying a lot actually) and when this came through, I knew I had … Read More

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