craft & maker

The Trick to Writing Engaging Instagram Captions

As popular as photos have become in social media marketing, they only tell part of the story about your business. Real results are best measured in interactions. Getting customers to actually like, comment, tag, or share your business’ profile often requires putting in a little extra effort….

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Crafty Chica’s Craft Show Success Tips

The summer craft show season is upon us! But before you pack up your wares and fill up your cash box, check out these Craft Show Success Tips from Crafty Chica, Kathy Cano-Murillo. Vickie Howell covered all the ways makers can profit from their talents in…

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How to Make Octahedrons for Himmeli Mobiles

Los Angeles-based maker and designer Robert Mahar specializes in unique do-it-yourself crafts inspired by vintage styles and classic techniques. His incredible work earned him the Academy of Handmade 2016 Master Maker designation and this year’s awards show will be adorned with himmeli mobiles using the methods he taught in his…