Crafting on the go: the new iPad app from Craftsy

Crafting on the go: the new iPad app from Craftsy

I am intermittently craft-crazy, with bouts of knitting and jewelry-making fever. Unfortunately, my skill set doesn’t always match up to my enthusiasm, as evidenced by the sweater I knitted for my son that took two years. (Yes, two years; the second year...
DIY headphones that look as sweet as they sound

DIY headphones that look as sweet as they sound

I’m already a huge fan of Aerial7’s Tank headphones: the perfect sound, the comfy fit, and the fun bright colors. The only thing that could make my set of Tanks even more perfect is if I could custom design a pair. And guess what? Now I can. The Tank...
2 ways to turn old tech into awesome new gifts

2 ways to turn old tech into awesome new gifts

If you’re like me and have a bunch of really outdated MP3 players and iPods laying around your house, not to mention USB flash drives stuffed in drawers, then go round them up! I have some ideas to help you turn them into fabulous gifts for your friends’...
Martha Stewart Crafts on your iPad. It’s a great thing.

Martha Stewart Crafts on your iPad. It’s a great thing.

The tech world is buzzing about the new Martha Stewart Crafts app for iPad, and I can see why. Long ago, I used to babysit for a family who had their attic converted into a professional scrapbooking room. Filled with stacks of patterned acid-free papers and matching...
A DIY Kindle cover for the crafty

A DIY Kindle cover for the crafty

I stumbled upon this lovely tutorial for a DIY Kindle cover, and I thought, what a smart idea! If you have the chops, and the materials, that could be a really fun project, or a great way to add a personal touch to a tech gift. At the Carolyn’s Homework blog,...
Computer printer storage in a most surprising space

Computer printer storage in a most surprising space

Not all of us have a huge house with a separate office and loads of room for computer gadgets. So speaking as a city-dweller, I was blown away by this hideaway printer storage idea at PB&J stories. Whether your home office is a teeny corner of your bedroom, or you...
DIY iPhone cases meet needlepoint awesomeness

DIY iPhone cases meet needlepoint awesomeness

I joke around that I don’t have a crafty bone in my body when, really, I just don’t seem to have the time to spend on being crafty anymore. But this awesome tech-craft mashup is enough to make me give up another hour of sleep. The Connect Design DIY iPhone...
I’m so crafty I make tribbles

I’m so crafty I make tribbles

One of the most amazing things about today’s technology is that you can find almost anything on the internet. And most of it’s for sale. Mario + cross-stitch? Buffy the Vampire Slayer + fuse beads? Star Wars + jelly jars? They all exist. And you...
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