Kim Werker :: Creative Life Interview

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Today we are excited to continue our new interview series with creative individuals and families we love! There is so much inspiration and creative goodness in the world – we don’t want to keep it to ourselves! For this series, we’re chatting with amazing individuals on what their creative lives look like to what they’re listening to right… 

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Color Block Infinity Scarf : to knit and wear

Color Block Knit Infinity Scarf Pattern | craftingconnections.net

I’ve moved a good fair bit through the years – different towns, cities, states, and countries – but I’ve always lived in places with four distinct seasons. This year, my first in California’s Bay Area, is a bit different. While natives would, I’m sure, argue that there are four distinct seasons; it’s hard for me to see or… 

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Five Creative Tools for All Ages

Five Creative Tools for All Ages | craftingconnections.net

I have fond memories of making and creating with my eldest, back when he was still an only child. I remember afternoons in the courtyard, letting him dip his tiny toes into paint and make prints on large pieces of paper. Slow mornings with a batch of play dough, mixing and squishing and molding. Too long afternoons, made… 

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Create, Don’t ReCreate

Set Yourself Up for Creative Success | craftingconnections.net

Just a handful of weeks ago my eldest son and I did a little making for Sparkle Stories – a puppet theater. To be perfectly honest, the project wasn’t anything super special. The theater, a repurposed cardboard box. The puppets, simple wooden spoons with faces painted in the bowl. But when it comes to puppets and puppet theaters, I’m… 

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