Amazing Artists and Makers

This is my collection of creative people – usually makers or artists or designers of some sort, but sometimes I’ll throw in someone who is creative in another way.

I’m obsessed with the minds of creative people – from their habits to motivation and inspiration, and I love to share these finds with you.

Creative Human Interview: Marina Gallovitch of Flash …

It’s time for another creative human interview! I love this creative human- she lives fairly close to me, is super-cool, teaches kid art classes, and has a killer blog. It’s Marina Gallovitch from Flash Bugs Studio, and here is how…

Spotlight: Hazel Terry

Guys! Guys! Guys! Do you know who Hazel Terry is? Besides having a rad name, she is also a rad artist. I first discovered her through her blog The Art Room Plant, and she shares a bunch of illustrators on…

Creative Human Interview: Jean Van’t Hul

I’m so thrilled to have Jean Van’t Hul on the blog today, answering all my nosy questions. You know Jean from her blog, The Artful Parent, as well as her amazing books. She is an absolutely lovely person, and I’m…

What Tiny People do When They Escape …

When I was looking up artists for my 5 Cool Artists post, I was led down rabbit hole after rabbit hole trying to find out who the artist was who made the photos from this pin of mine. (It’s one of…

Artists to Stalk Next Weekend

Did we all get to Target at whatever o-clock they opened? I didn’t. If there’s one thing to know about me, it’s that I hate crowds more than Hunger Games tributes hate tracker jackers. I try to not step foot…

5 Cool Things: Artists Are Cool

I want to spotlight something I don’t usually share here, and that’s people making their own art. As we all know, people who make art are amongst the most fantastic people roaming the earth, so let’s look at 5 of…

Creative Human Interview: Asia Citro

Today’s Creative Human Interview is with the fabulous Asia Citro of Fun at Home With Kids. Not only is Asia a genius when it comes to concocting arty/sciencey projects for kids, she also has a wicked sense of humor. You…

Creative Human Interview: Meri Cherry

This is the first of an interview series I am doing with creative people. It’s fun to make things and be inspired by creativity, and even more fun to poke around in the heads of some of those people who…

World’s Smallest Letter From Leafcutter Designs

I received a small package in the mail. I knew it was coming, but I didn’t know when. I tore into the damn envelope and pulled out the tiniest glassine envelope, complete with tantalizing wax stamp. I squinted through the…

The Artful Year • A Book Review

When Jean from The Artful Parent decided it would be permissible for me to take a peek at her book and be a part of the official blog tour to help launch the book, I was super excited. I have been admiring…

Spotlight on: Mr. Rocketlegs

Many of you will know of Christian, my heroic and manly husband. He makes lots of stuff, and I like to share it on social media a bunch. He has an Etsy store that he has been selling creepy baby…

Spotlight: A Place For A Single Almond

Do you all know Miranda July? She’s this weird and cool artist/filmmaker who keeps popping up in my consciousness every few years and I forget to keep up with what she’s doing, but then when I hear or read about something she’s…