Me with Book 2
Full of truly use-able projects that look chic and handmade in the best possible way.” – Design Mom, Gabrielle Blair
The projects, as well as Blair’s storytelling, are so heartfelt and personal, you’ll feel instantly connected!” – Crafty Chica, Kathy Cano-Murillo
Blair has such a knack for up cycling, recycling, and making beautiful, original projects. This book is la crème de la crème for anyone with the even the littlest inkling of creativity.” – Pretty Prudent

Named a 2014 Favorite Book of the Year by Amazon Editors, Wise Craft: Turning Thrift Store Finds, Fabric Scraps, and Natural Objects into Stuff You Love is the guide for making your life beautifully homemade and truly your own. Turn forgotten cast-offs, outgrown clothing, and other things into special new objects that enhance your living space and tell your story. Give new life to things you may already have, or those special things you bring home from the thrift store. Photographed by EJ Armstrong and illustrated by Lisa Congdon, this book creates a visual treat for your eyes. To get you inspired and excited to DIY all kinds of beautiful things for your home and your family. With over 60 projects and 184 pages, all divided by seasons, pull this book off the shelf whenever you want to spruce up your surroundings and get creative with the family!

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See the nice things folks have been saying!

Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul (check out the recycled paper flower project I did over at their blog too while you\\\’re there!)

Gabrielle Blair of Design Mom

Lisa Congdon (Lisa did the illustrations for my book and has been a friend for many years)

Betz White

Lisa Solomon

Erin Harris/House On Hill Road

Jamie and Jacinda of Pretty Prudent

Issue Five of Knit Magazine features the Knitted Swatch Blanket from the Winter section of my book.

Mollie of Handmade Olive

Betz White

Kathy at Crafty Chica

Sew Mama Sew (also find the Pinpoint Eiderdown project from the book there as well)

Maya at Maya*Made

Lorelei’s Blog

Katydid and Kid

The Crafty Princess Diaries

The Quilted Cupcake


Available now at your local bookstore, or through these online retailers:




Barnes and Noble