Mosaic Portrait using Reclaimed Slate

Mosaic Portrait using Reclaimed Slate

I love seeing the works that Pop Crafters make in my workshops.  I also have an Etsy shop where I sell some reclaimed slate pieces as crafting supplies.  On occasion, my customers will let me in on what they’re using the slates for.  I was completely blown away...
Make a Mini Vivarium Path

Make a Mini Vivarium Path

Take a simple item like bits of slate pieces, reclaimed from a past life where they served as a weather repellent roof on a home in Western Pennsylvania. Although they are smaller, and retired from their original post, they’ve taken on new life in the most...
DIY Woven Paper Bookmark

DIY Woven Paper Bookmark

A cute bookmark can be like a best friend, sticking with you through some of your favorite reads.  These mini paper weaving bookmarks are unique and easy to make. At Pop Craft I like to give workshop goers a small giveaway to show them my appreciation for their...
The Etsy Craft Party!

The Etsy Craft Party!

On Saturday June 6th, creative cool kids of Pittsburgh came together to celebrate the Global Etsy Craft Party.  The Etsy Craft Party is a celebration of meeting and making that brings together Etsy fans and sellers to create a craft at the same time as others just...
Reclaimed Slate Goes Glam

Reclaimed Slate Goes Glam

The ever popular reclaimed roofing slates in the Pop Craft Exchange Etsy shop have recently found their longest distance new home in Moscow, Russia.  Natalia selected two beautiful slates specifically for their texture and color. On occasion a customer will tell me...

Cute Coin Envelopes

Normal envelopes, meh.  Shrink them to a fraction of their size, hello tiny baby envelope! These little coin envelopes are made with simple stuff, and you can get the same result with just paper, scissors and a glue stick. I’ve had DIY kits on my list of...