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Jillian

Jillian

Jillian is happiest when she is creating. Whether it’s words on paper, baking a cake or refinishing a Mid-century Modern furniture piece… she’s always working on a new project. She lives for good music & has a drawer full of concert ticket stubs to prove it. Jillian suffers from an immense wanderlust; always in search of the next adventure. A self-confessed obsessive planner & organizer, even her dreams have an itinerary. Friends describe her as the love child of MacGyver & Martha Stewart and always know who to ask when they need help crafting their wildest Pinterest dream.

51 Articles
Meredith

Meredith

Meredith is the yarn loving, creator behind the blog One Sheepish Girl. She never imagined that her early days spent braiding yarn friendship bracelets would become such a powerful passion in life. When she isn’t creating colorful knit and crochet creations she fuels her addiction to British television, experiments with film photography, listens to her Frank Sinatra record collection, reads anything she can get her hands on, and tries her best to learn something new every day. Her heroes include Jane Austen, Julia Child, and Audrey Hepburn. Meredith found her voice in the handmade community and hopes to continue expressing herself with creative conversation for the rest of her life.

23 Articles
Cara

Cara

Born in the back of a custom frame shop, Cara has been crafting since she was knee-high to a June bug. Some would say she has glitter running through her veins! As a lefty, her world is full of opposites – and she likes it that way. She adds her unique spin to everything, from her obsession with rusty flea market finds, her need to get a Christmas ornament from every vacation spot and her cowboy boot collection; Cara sees the beautiful in the world and makes it shine even brighter. You can always find her with her better half, Gabe, and her two fur-children, Jake and Perseus.

14 Articles
Stephen

Stephen

Stephen is a creative Copywriter and classically trained Chef. When he is not crafting copy, Stephen enjoys reading Transgressive Fiction, watching B-Horror movies and trying out new restaurants and recipes. He finds inspiration in big ideas, music and Mid-century Modern Style. Stephen loves to travel, but is just as happy spending time at home with his family.

12 Articles
Sara

Sara

Sara is a visual artist who finds great joy in documenting the details of life. From styling her food for Instagram to photographing a bride on her wedding day, Sara sees the beautiful moments and captures them in her own way. Her favorite adventures include discovering treasures of the past at thrift stores and antique malls in search of the perfect thingamajig at just the right price (cheap). The phrases “too old” or “dirty” don’t exist in her vocabulary. She is convinced that there is nothing that can’t be redeemed with a coat of paint. Music is her lifelong friend and there are few genres that haven’t found their way onto one of her playlists. Who knows, you might even find her dance/walking down the street, carrying a “new” antique, listening to electro-dance-rap, whilst taking a picture and yelling, "Aw snap!".

6 Articles
Joanna

Joanna

Joanna would have written a bio, but she had a pressing engagement with a dental surgeon/international spy, so this space will be filled with office scuttlebutt: • Rumor has it that, for her art school thesis project, she produced a collection of tiny corsets, made from calico and cobweb silk, to be worn by anorexic hamsters. • It is alleged that she arm-wrestled Martha Stewart in a grease pit at a county fair, and lost. • Poorly-researched reports indicate that her children have been taught to play the hurdy-gurdy to a medley of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and “Love Will Keep Us Together.” • Unverified accounts state that she lost a small fortune investing in a concern that developed and marketed smartphones to the World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions. The final blow supposedly occurred when specially-developed hoofprint recognition software was revealed to be an abject failure. • Several slightly-disheveled witnesses state that she declines to write bios as a matter of principle, preferring instead to paint self-portraits with the cheesy sauce from macaroni & cheese. Two better-dressed witnesses dispute this account; they say it is butterscotch pudding. • The one known fact about this elusive individual is that she naps occasionally in the comfy nest of Loops & Threads yarn underneath her desk, crocheting single chains with her finger to lull herself to sleep.

4 Articles

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