Poem In Your Pocket Tutorial & Printable

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Have you heard of Poem In Your Pocket day? Every April individuals, libraries, schools, bookstores, and workplaces celebrate by carrying and sharing poetry (that they keep in their pockets!) with one another. I think it may be one of my favorite “holidays” to celebrate – no real gifts or candy, just loads of beautiful words…. 

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RETREAT :: Creative Notebook Issue 1

Our Creative Notebook - Issue 1 RETREAT

“Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” -Hermann Hesse It’s been many months since we released our last magazine and in that time we’ve really missed publishing – the creative work that goes into taking disparate pieces and weaving them together into a… 

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How to Set Up Your Ideal Art Space for Kids

How to set up your IDEAL art space for kids - 5 easy to implement ideas!

I’m not sure how many art spaces I’ve set up for my little ones over the years. I can count at least nine off the top of my head, but I’m sure there’s more. You see, creative making has always been something my two kiddos have been interested in. Schlepping art supplies in and out… 

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The Everyday Beautiful Project

The beginning of The Everyday Beautiful project - inspired by 3191 Miles Apart

Just over a year ago, Crafting Connections went through a pretty momentous change. It wasn’t seen as much here in this space, but behind the scenes we were reeling. You see, after living just blocks away from each other for years in Chicago, Danielle and her family made the move across country to California.