projects

  • make your own: kid art envelopes.

    I’ll hazard the guess that many parents of young children have seen their homes transform into artist studios in the past few weeks. The artists currently occupying my apartment are extraordinarily prolific (and very…

    April 7, 2020 5 Comments
  • habit shift: busy hands.

    I know I’m not alone in my panic scrolling, but I’ve been actively trying to break myself of the habit that has me neglecting my already compromised work—or, worse, sullying a rare minute of…

    April 6, 2020 10 Comments
  • make your own: face mask.

    a fabric face mask by holler & squall A blogger offering a make-your-own-face-mask tutorial during a pandemic sounds like some kind of morbid April Fool’s joke. Imagine: One of the wealthiest countries in the…

    March 25, 2020 17 Comments
  • everyday minimalism, an online class.

    On this eerily quiet New York City afternoon, I’m launching my first-ever class with Skillshare, an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and now,…

    March 17, 2020 13 Comments
  • habit shift: hobbies.

    Being an adult person with a full time job who also spends a lot of time parenting small children, can make me feel like finding the time to learn a new skill, or get…

    January 21, 2020 35 Comments
  • make your own: corded yoga mat strap.

    At Christmastime, two matching and pint-sized yoga mats wended their way into our apartment thanks to the foresight of a jolly old elf. The mats have since been acting as resting and stretching places…

    January 8, 2020 8 Comments
  • make your own: salt dough ornaments.

    If you’re hoping to find an easy and extremely affordable way to decorate a Christmas tree, or top a present, or generally make merry, baking a tray or two of salt dough ornaments is…

    December 16, 2019 27 Comments
  • giving: a braided belt.

    Just about one year ago, Rose Pearlman and I began collaborating on simple, useful craft projects that could be easily made from inexpensive hardware store materials and that can serve a practical purpose in your home.…

    December 13, 2019 1 Comments
  • giving: a trivet.

    Just about one year ago, Rose Pearlman and I began collaborating on simple, useful craft projects that could be easily made from inexpensive hardware store materials and that can serve a practical purpose in your home.…

    December 12, 2019 4 Comments
  • giving: a potholder.

    Just about one year ago, Rose Pearlman and I began collaborating on simple, useful craft projects that could be easily made from inexpensive hardware store materials and that can serve a practical purpose in your home.…

    December 11, 2019 6 Comments