Craft Theory

Valentine's Day DIY Project

Meredith Russell

Tags DIY, How To, Life, Valentines

Valentine's Day DIY Project

Are you looking for a fun Valentine’s Day DIY Project the whole family can get in on? Fluid painting is perfect for family projects as it requires very little hand-eye coordination or finger dexterity. Because there are no paintbrushes involved the smallest thing you’ll need to hold is a dixie cup! I did this project with a friend and her daughter and while our heart idea didn’t quite turn out how we anticipated, the abstract art is still beautiful.  Here’s all the supplies you’ll need for this project: Canvas Assorted dixie cups Paint colors Floetrol Paper towels Cookie drying rack...


The Story of Craft Theory

Meredith Russell

The Story of Craft Theory

  Well I can say that it’s definitely been a journey to get to the Craft Theory we know and love today. I honestly didn’t even set out to start a business, it just kind of happened. Not a great origin story, I know, but we can’t all be a super hero. I thought to myself that there must be a better way to create this art and achieve better (and consistent) results. So… like all millennials, I went to YouTube and typed in a few keywords. A couple of hours (lets be honest, it was like days later) and...


Benjamin Franklin: A True Renaissance Soul, Are You?

Meredith Russell

Tags Life, Review, Tips

Benjamin Franklin: A True Renaissance Soul, Are You?
I was recently introduced to a book called The Renaissance Soul: How to Make Your Passions Your Life. I thought it might be a fun read and I’m always looking for new books on life and business - It’s actually one of my yearly goals to read at least 12 nonfiction books per year, or one a month. Let me tell you, I am so glad I picked this one up. It spoke straight to MY little renaissance soul.

Art Therapy Course Review

Meredith Russell

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Art Therapy Course Review

I recently completed a Therapeutic Art Life Coach course on Udemy and I thought I’d write about how I felt about the course. I decided to take the course because I felt it would help me connect with students in future classes and with healing and moving forward my community in Lakewood.  Most of the class was great, there was one instructor I wasn’t super fond of, but it was more her teaching and speaking style than what she was saying. I just didn’t feel like I connected with her even though she was sharing valuable information. That was about the...


Grandma's Attic

Meredith Russell

Tags Custom Orders, News

Grandma's Attic
Grandma's Attic is a collection made from my late Grandmother's jewelry. A way for our family members to have little pieces of her without having to wear costume jewelry from the 70's and 80's.
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