Summer Reading List: Creative Books

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in book reviews, daily life, inspiration | No Comments
Summer Reading List: Creative Books

Looking for your next great creative read? I decided to put together a little summer reading list of creative books for you, so look no further! These are some of my favorite creative reads and they always get me inspired. BiblioCraft: The Modern Crafter’s Guide to Using Library Resources to Jumpstart Creative Projects by Jessica Pigza. […]

Book Review: Makery, Sewing

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in book reviews, inspiration, sew | No Comments
Book Review: Makery, Sewing

  Welcome to a mini book review! Today I’m reviewing Makery: Sewing by Kate Smith. Can we just talk about this lovely book for a sec. It is so good! From the beautifully laid out cover to the very last page, I fell in love with this book from the moment I picked it up. […]

Book Review: Bibliocraft

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in book reviews | No Comments
Book Review: Bibliocraft

The ladies at the library where I work recently attended the NELA conference, where they were able to participate in multiple workshops, talk to vendors, and meet up with colleagues. My direct supervisor came back with this book and rave reviews – she let me keep it at my desk for a few days, and […]

Book Review: Homemakers by Brit Morin

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in book reviews | No Comments
Book Review: Homemakers by Brit Morin

I love working at a library. LOVE IT. It may cause me to check out too many books at a time (I never seem to have enough time to finish them all – what’s up with that?), but I still love it. One of the reasons is that I can look up books I’ve always […]

Book Review: A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in book reviews | No Comments
Book Review: A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book

Now that I work at a library again, it’s really easy (too easy, sometimes) for me to order books I’ve been wanting to read – it’s a lot easier to search in the back end of the system for items in the catalog. Technical librarian speak taking over! Anyway, I’ve been ordering creative books that […]

Some Favorite Reads

Posted by on Mar 22, 2014 in book reviews | One Comment
Some Favorite Reads

Of course, when I have no time to read, all these memories of books I loved as a kid and want to re-read come flowing back to me. I don’t have time to read them! What I do have time for, however, is sharing them with you. So here goes! Let’s start with After the Dancing […]

Mollie Makes: only the best creative magazine ever

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in book reviews | No Comments

Mollie Makes is a delightful UK-based creative magazine for the vintage-loving, embroidery-dabbling knitter and crocheter. Seriously. Each issue has a little bit of everything in it, from inspirational stories by fellow crafters to fun resources to amazing projects.  I first heard about this magazine from One Sheepish Girl – she has contributed to the magazine […]