We talk to Heather Mann about her new book, “CraftFail,” which celebrates the unique (and hilarious) glory of DIY disasters.
“I believe imperfection adds character to an object.”
Start the new year with a clean desk (or dresser or craft room) and a calm mind with the help of these tips, tricks, and essential organizing aids.
“This line is an expression of our innate artistic nature.”
“Each quilt presents a new challenge.”
“When I design, I like thinking about the collection as a whole, as opposed to each individual piece.”
“I find it more interesting to play with shape than with color.”
“I really believe that when you work from the heart with positive thoughts, everything is possible.”
Life’s little pleasures, like flowers and cakes, summery frocks and autumn leaves, can enthuse me into creating for weeks on end.”
“There are no limitations to what you can accomplish when you set your mind to it.”
Explore charming mid-century ceramics, glitter-encrusted cardboard villages, and the cutest Swedish gnomes from vintage sellers on Etsy.
“When I design a new product, I’m driven by necessity.”
Learn the history of this holiday icon — and get tips for constructing your own extra-special version.
Discover unique items from Etsy designers in boutiques near you — plus inspiring cafes, bars, and more — with our handy guides.
“Tokyo is where I’m from – it’s my root, and it’s always in my blood.”