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What I’ve Learned From My Gratitude Project

Before October started, I made a list of 31 people I wanted to write thank you notes to express my gratitude for them being in my life—friends, family, mentors, even our pets’ veterinaries. Each day, as part of My Gratitude Project, I wrote what I was thankful for that this person brought into my life. […]

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My Favorite Etsy Shops

Just before the holidays, I went to the Renegade Craft Fair in San Francisco and was in love with all of the great designers and crafters that I met. There are some seriously talented folks out there. So here are a few of my favorite Etsy shops that I recently discovered. HOMAKO Adorable fabric and […]

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Opening My Own Etsy Shop

After months of planning I finally opened my Etsy.com shop, Typecraft. My friend Beth who I interviewed about her Esty shop, BShorr Handmade, helped push me along to finally opening it. I was scared about opening it, delaying it each month, because it seemed so hard to do. But Beth urged me on (and several […]

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Opening Your Etsy Shop: A Q&A with BShorr Handmade Designs

I first met Beth Shorr through my now-husband Brendan who worked with Beth at The Daily Show (yes, that daily show). Beth and I bonded over our love of crafts, particularly knitting. She opened up her Etsy shop in 2007 and has been making cute handmade knits and crochetted items ever since. As I’m about […]

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Typecraft Picks of the Week: Jewelry

  Each week, I’ll post of my very best picks of all things crafty, whether it’s jewelry, cooking, writing, new blogs, or just a great new thing you have to check out.  I hope you’ll love what I’ve found. I love handmade jewelry.  Handmade Galleries and Esty.com are my top choices for finding great handmade […]

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