We are heading off on a European adventure in a few weeks so it’s time to start my travel preparation. And first thing is making sure that we can spot our luggage at the airport. Our actual luggage is pretty plain, so I plan to spruce them up a bit with these macrame keychains.
Macrame has always felt overwhelming to me. I think it’s because there are so many gorgeous giant wall hangings all over the internet that I figured that was the only way to go, by committing to a huge craft undertaking. But then I realized that a craft is what you make of it, and we all know, I like a small handheld sized craft. So I looked up some youtube videos on the basic knots and within 5 minutes, I was on my way to finishing my first macrame keychain.
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This year, I took a big step in my creative life. I attended my very first creative conference. After comparing a few different ones, I decided on Craftcation, a makers conference that I had heard of for many years, but never thought to actually attend. I had this idea in my head that vacation days are to be used for trips to far away lands with new adventures, not for a conference in my home state that would take time away from exploring. Girl, was I wrong.
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We are going to Sweden in just a few weeks and to say that I am excited is an understatement. But before we get there, I’ve got to endure the 11 hour plane flight, and to do that, I am going to need more than a book and some movie options. I’ve pulled together a list of different creative projects that can be done on planes (TSA approved!). From crafting to journaling, I got you.
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I am so excited to introduce you to this month’s 10 Questions Interviewee, Tabitha Sewer! Tabitha is pretty badass, guys. She’s a bright and colorful sewing blogger, a US Air Force veteran (over 10 years!), a college professor of business, and the most open, honest, and giving creative that I have yet to find on the internet.
Her makes are seriously gorgeous and I covet ALL OF THEM. A rainbow sequin maxi skirt? Yes, please. A bright blue furry coat? Don’t mind if I do. And her latest colorful striped floor length linen dress with matching belt bag? Good thing she lives in another state or I would be chasing her down the street to get my hands on that thing.
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