Crafting at the Maker Faire Pittsburgh

Pop Craft participated for the second year at the Maker Faire Pittsburgh this past October 15 – 16.  The Maker Faire is “the world’s greatest show and tell,” bringing together makers who tinker in robotics, gaming, crafts, and just about anything in between. Pop Craft is all about helping people ignite their maker spirit, andContinue reading “Crafting at the Maker Faire Pittsburgh”

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 lively of all places, a Vivarium. Pop Craft Exchange, myContinue reading “Make a Mini Vivarium Path”

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 like them in craft parties held around the world.Continue reading “The Etsy Craft Party!”

DIY Notepad from Scraps

Happy new year!  The beginning of a new year usually means lists of resolutions, things to accomplish, or projects to complete.  In the spirit of list making, I’ve made a notepad from left over scraps of paper.  It is a super easy process, follow these steps to make a note pad for your new yearsContinue reading “DIY Notepad from Scraps”

Earth friendly and Free – Recycled Bike Parts

Bikes are a green way to travel, so what better way to make bike inspired art than by using recycled bike parts?  I stopped by Thick Bikes and they were welcoming and willing to send me home with a greasy bag full of used cassettes and fly wheels.  If you’re in Pittsburgh and in needContinue reading “Earth friendly and Free – Recycled Bike Parts”