Category Archives: Craftin

October 24

Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

By: TCO Halloween is only a week away! If you don’t have a costume yet, don’t fret. There is still time to create something fabulous. Here are a few of my favorite DIY costumes that require little time (and hopefully resources). (And of course I had to kick-off the post with Beyonce’s awesome DIY costume.) […]

July 21

Geeky Office Supplies

By: Terra Clarke Olsen This weekend, I noticed that “Back to School” aisles have already started to appear. Being the dork that I am, I loved back-to-school shopping as a kid—the colorful binders, the fancy pens, the pointless stickers, I wanted it all! So, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that I love buying […]

June 30

DIY Raspberry Jam

By: Terra Clarke Olsen Every year I create a list of things to try or do that I’ve never done before, and this year ‘make jam’ made the list. I was finally able to cross it off this past week as I embarked on a jamming marathon. I tried a few different methods and recipes, but […]

May 16

Adorable Artist Spotlight: Inki-Jinx

I first encountered Inki-Jinx at Sakura-Con this past year. I stopped dead in my tracks when I caught a glimpse of the outpouring of adorable that was radiating from her artist alley table. Cephalopods! Desserts! Mermaids! It was a dream come true that perfectly enveloped  my favorite (non Star Wars) things! Shelly created Inki-Jinx to […]

January 29

DIY Makeup Brush Cleaner

DIY Makeup Brush Cleaner By: Katie Neely Make up brush cleaner can get pretty spendy, now you can make your own from ingredients that you already have in the kitchen. What you need: Hot Water-1 cup Dish soap-1 TBSP White vinegar-1TBSP Container to clean brushes Directions:  First, mix hot water, soap and vinegar in your […]

January 24

Featured Kickstarter: Geeky Sprinkles

Featured Kickstarter: Geeky Sprinkles By: Terra Clarke Olsen I love when two of my favorite worlds collide. In this instance, it happens to be three–geek life, baking, and fundraising! I recently backed the Kickstarter for Geeky Sprinkles, and of course, I have to help spread the word so this project can happen (and so I […]

November 18

Butterbeer Recipes

Butterbeer Recipes By: Terra Clarke Olsen Like many fellow nerds, the holidays are not complete without watching the Harry Potter films. But now that the series is over (although will be expanding soon), I like to continue the tradition while adding some fun elements into the fix. Making Butterbeer is one of the best ways to add […]