Today on a special episode of Life Handmade: At Home Edition, we sit down with crafter, instructor, and author Ali Edwards. Join us for a trip down memory lane, all the way back to her roots of memory keeping with the birth of her son in 2002. Get some need-to-know advice about choosing which stories to tell and when, and the importance of the deep-dive details in everyday moments. Learn about focusing on the photos and words first and how the crafty inspiration will follow. Hear about embracing life's imperfections to live a full life and how Ali has found time to celebrate small moments amidst divorce, new love, and raising her autistic son.
Today on Life Handmade, we sit down with the profoundly inspiring Catherine Pooler from Catherine Pooler Designs. Hear how Catherine's business evolved from a one-woman-show with an early crafty YouTube channel to a talented 8-person company that designs classic, trendy products inspired by fun, community, and friendship. Also, learn about her struggles to break free from unhealthy relationships and toxic negativity to form new confidence-building friendships with craft community members all over the world.