Tag - crafts

Create Your Own Slow Invasion!

So after watching this week’s Doctor Who episode, The Power of Three, I promptly decided that I needed to make a few black cubes to toy with my friends and co-workers who follow the show. You know, perhaps scattering some around a desk...

Superlative Etsy Finds #6: Sunbathing...

As school starts back up and we all start believing that autumn and cooler weather surely will actually return…someday, life tends to get back into more of a routine for lots of folks. And that sometimes comes with little slices of...

Superlative Etsy Finds #5: Plushy Bugs, Hand...

New things are afoot over at Etsy right now–first off, they have a new About page for shops that lets you see a little bit behind-the-scenes of what goes on to make the items offered (and helps you make sure you’re not buying...

Easter Island Ties

Superlative Etsy Finds #4: Moai Ties...

I won’t pester you this week about how much nicer it is to support independent artists rather than going to the mall. You should already know that. (Granted, Lasik surgery is usually nicer than going to the mall. But you know what I...

Batman Retro Poster

Superlative Etsy Finds #3: Retro Posters...

Everyone needs to buy decorative items from time to time–either for yourself or for someone you love (or even for someone you are ambivalent about but required to purchase a gift for–what do you get that cousin you met once for...

Jesus Saves the Sea Creatures

Superlative Etsy Finds #2: Jesus Collages...

You have art on your walls, right? Knick-knacks on your shelves? Do you actually like it, or is it there because 1) you bought it in college at the poster sale and just haven’t gotten rid of it yet, or B) you have to have something...

Superlative Etsy Finds #1: Fighting Pods...

As an artist and craftsperson myself, I find Etsy to be a remarkable marketplace because there is not only something for everyone to be found there, but also the widest range of artistic endeavors, from beautiful creations that would be at...

Help Me Rox #2: Hey, Nice Bruegel Hat

So it is written, so it is done. The new episode of Help Me Rox beamed via Hobo-Satellite (a Pringles can with some tin foil, wrapped with twine and shot into space). Our own artist in residence, Rox of Spazhouse, takes your pleas for...

My Coffee is Talking to Me (Again)

A couple of coffee-related nifty crafty bits for you. I found this coffee stencil Etsy site. Granted, a lot of them they have on there are the last bits of news you’d ever want delivered by a cup of coffee. Over a cup of coffee by the...