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Letting Go of Perfection

I am a perfectionist by nature.  Ever since I was little, I have been obsessed with things like accuracy and precision.  I remember when I was in second or third grade and learning about the metric system, we had a bunch of math exercises in which we had to draw lines of a given length […]

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Mollie Makes Magazine

It’s getting to be that time of year again.  Craft magazines galore!  I was at Jo-Ann’s the other day, picking up some craft glue when I noticed the full magazine rack by the checkout line.  I love magazines, especially food and craft related ones.  I used to go to the bookstore every month like clockwork […]

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2013 Scrapbook Expo and the Commercialization of Crafting

Over the weekend I attended the 2013 Scrapbook Expo held in Santa Clara.  It was my first time attending.  Now to be honest, I am not a scrapbooker, but I am a cardmaker, and I was eager to learn new things and see some new gadgets and tools.  I had registered for four workshops over […]

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Castle in the Air – My Magical Creative Home

You’ve heard me mention Castle in the Air a couple of times already.  What is this place, and why do I appear to be so enamored by it? Have you ever gotten your feet wet in something, only to find yourself totally sucked in for good?  Well, that was my experience with crafting.  Once I […]

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Castle in the Air Tunnel Book Class

I love tunnel books. I pin my favorite images of tunnel books onto my Pin board. So when the opportunity came for me to learn how to make one at my favorite store, Castle in the Air, I jumped at the chance. Like my love for shadow boxes, my love for tunnel books stems from […]

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Let’s Play – Mini Shadow Box Diorama

Well, I finally sat down and created a mini shadow box diorama that I had been planning ever since I found these two little boy and girl figurines at the local flea market early last month. I thought they were so adorable and reminded me of Raggedy Ann and Andy with their mop top hair. […]

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How Crafting Became One of My Passions

How did I get started in crafting? I’d like to say that I have been creating with my hands since I was little, like a lot of creative people, but I came into it rather late, only in the last five to ten years. I just remember crafting in grade school when I was little […]

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Welcome to My Creative Blog

Well, I’m finally doing it; I’m finally starting a blog. I have been wanting to start one for several years now, but fear and lack of time held me back. Plus, not knowing what I should focus on. I just decided I’m going to start blogging about some of my passions, including crafting, baking, cooking, […]

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