• National Craft Month

    Rocket BMark

    March is National Craft Month, follow the hashtag #nationalcraftmonth in social media to find all kinds of craft related projects and activities. Crafting, creating and making, a process which keeps us present in the moment manipulating products and tools, getting messy, experimenting and just playing! Health benefits for any age from young children to seniors, the relaxation of having the mind and body being as one, the joy of the experience, and the pride in the results and the joy in sharing both!

    This cool Rocket Bookmark was created by Carina from the www.BuildItWorkspace.com.  Carina’s description is a bookmark/wearable tech project.  She will be using this sample in an upcoming sewing class to spark kid’s interest in sewing and basic electronics. The glitter felt makes an excellent space background. I met Carina at the CHA (Craft and Hobby) Trade Show where she was inquiring if the felt would laser cut. I gave her several samples to try and the felt cut beautifully.

    What is the Build It Workspace? “At Build It Workspace, we inspire the Maker Movement and the entrepreneur ecosystem in Southern California. Our aim is to create a community of knowledge sharing and innovation where a project can be fully developed. We provide affordable access to both traditional tools and the latest technologies, such as 3D printers, laser cutters, vacuum formers, and CNC routers.” They offer classes and workshops; individuals can also obtain a passport and spend time at the Workspace using all of the cool tools they have to offer. At the CHA Show, the Maker Space was innovative, hands on making!

    Check out the www.BuildItWorkspace.com. If you live nearby it would be an awesome place to celebrate #NationalCraft Month! If not celebrate by getting crafty and making something with someone you love!

    Thanks for stopping by, how will you celebrate #NationalCraftMonth?

    Till next time,

    Debra