Crafty Events

Click to add an event to the calendar Click on the jump to see the call for vendors. Coming Up This Weekend: Sunday, Crafty Sunday Gift Bazaar – Dia de los Muertos San Diego, CA Sunday, Oct. 24, 12pm – 5pm Gathering of Friends Craft Show Truth or Consequences, NM... Read more »

Deek’s Vermont cabin (Tiny Yellow House #5)

The Bob Vila of MAKE, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, is at it again! Deek (and brother Dustin) headed into the mountains of Vermont with little more than hand tools, some haggled and scrounged lumber, and some “curb culled” furniture and built themselves a sweet getaway shack. Why do I get the... Read more »

How-To: Make Spooky Skeleton and Witch Gourd Place Cards

By Diane Gilleland This project starts with jewelry gourds, which are tiny little hardshell gourds with wonderful shapes. The “bottle” style makes a great skull with lots of personality, and each one is one-of-a-kind. Add a chenille stem body and a base, and you have an adorable place card holder... Read more »

Nikon Small World gallery – micro photos!

Nikon Small World – Gallery via BB. Here’s the winner, Jonas King, Anopheles gambiae (mosquito) heart (100X). The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become... Read more »

MAKE Volume 24: Stroboscope gallery

One of my favorite projects in the newest issue of MAKE, Volume 24, is the Stroboscope. This simple, low-tech camera hack is a fun build and packs an impressive punch in its resulting photographs, like the one above of the authors’ friend Luigi juggling. Authors Nicole Catrett and Walter Kitundu... Read more »