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Dear Handmade Life

Dear Handmade Life

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Dear Handmade Life
Dear Handmade Life

Dear Handmade Life

Dear Handmade Life

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Dear Handmade Life is all about intimate stories and practical advice for living a creative life filled with purpose. The show’s host, Nicole Stevenson, is the co-founder of Patchwork Show: A Modern Makers Festival and Craftcation: A Business and Makers Conference. Along with expert guests, she uses decades of experience in the handmade community, owning businesses, and the highs-and-lows of living creatively to tackle bi-weekly topics that any artist can relate to.

Latest Episodes

Being a Multi-genre Creative

Being a multi-genre creative with Krista Suh. I talk with Krista about being a Jane of all trades, how downtime is key for creativity, tools to balance the creative process, eliminating 'should' and 'have to' from your vocabulary, generating and choosing ideas, mental health and more.

53 MIN1 weeks ago
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Being a Multi-genre Creative

Overcoming Underearning

Improving your financial health with bestselling author, financial therapist, teacher & wealth coach Barbara Huson. I chat with Barbara about her book Overcoming Underearning, why it's never too late to start improving your relationship with money, dealing with your inner critic, how to know if you're an underearner, three things you can start doing right now (no matter how busy you are) to get smart about money and more.

47 MIN3 weeks ago
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Overcoming Underearning

Self-care for Creatives

Self-care for creatives with Minaa B. Minaa B. and I talk about herexperience bringing self-care into her life to help her with her own depression and anxiety, how to recognize if you need to improve your self-care, how to prioritize self-care and be accountable, self-care practices that work for Minaa B. and her clients, why the way you talk to yourself is an important part of self-care and more.

58 MINAUG 15
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Self-care for Creatives

Creative Intentions & Manifesting

Intentions and manifesting with Marie LeBaron of Make and Takes and Creative Flow Life. Marie and I chat about discovering your intentions, transitions and change, setting goals, manifesting, the why of what you want and more.

55 MINAUG 1
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Creative Intentions & Manifesting

Creating in Color: Culture, Ethnicity & the Creative Community with Kenya Miles

Culture, ethnicity and the creative community with Kenya Miles of Traveling Miles Studio. I chat with Kenya about her travels and how they've shaped her and her creative work, natural dyeing, inclusivity and representation in the craft, art and maker community, appropriation vs. appreciation, the concept of Sankofa and the importance of reflecting on the past to build a successful future and more!

78 MINJUL 18
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Creating in Color: Culture, Ethnicity & the Creative Community with Kenya Miles

Productivity & Scheduling Secrets

Productivity and scheduling secrets with Skye McLain. We talk about digital vs. analog planning, productivity and scheduling tools and platforms we love, the biggest mistakes that her clients make, being comfortable with change, letting your career journey evolve naturally and the Enneagram.

57 MINJUL 4
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Productivity & Scheduling Secrets

Creating a Lasting DIY Career

How to create a lasting DIY career with crafting legend Vickie Howell of The Knit Show. I chat with Vickie about her varied career path, the idea of the Zone of Genius, marketing your business in a crowded climate, a holistic approach to business, life and creativity and more.

67 MINJUN 20
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Creating a Lasting DIY Career

Building a Business from Nothing

How to build a business from nothing with San Francisco based artist, entrepreneur, and teacherJennie Lennick of Jenny Lemons. Jennie and I chat about how discovering art and the support of creative adults helped her through a difficult childhood, persevering through burn out and rough patches, the growing pains of scaling your business through streamlining productions, outsourcing, delegation and expansion, work life balance, productivity, information overload and more.

60 MINJUN 6
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Building a Business from Nothing

Finding and Pursuing Your Passion

How to find and pursue your passion with Monique Malcolm ofKeep Chasing the Stars and the podcast Pimp Your Brilliance. I chat with Monique about the first steps to take when trying to find your passion, how patience, curiosity and action are key in the journey, keeping in mind that your business is ever-evolving, analysis paralysis and more.

45 MINMAY 23
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Finding and Pursuing Your Passion

Marketing Beyond Social Media

How to market beyond social media with Erin Dollar of Cotton & Flax. We talk about creating a well-rounded online presence emphasizing platforms you have control and ownership over and how to create unique in-person experiences at retail events like craft shows and pop-ups as well as mixers and conferences.

56 MINMAY 9
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Marketing Beyond Social Media

Latest Episodes

Being a Multi-genre Creative

Being a multi-genre creative with Krista Suh. I talk with Krista about being a Jane of all trades, how downtime is key for creativity, tools to balance the creative process, eliminating 'should' and 'have to' from your vocabulary, generating and choosing ideas, mental health and more.

53 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Being a Multi-genre Creative

Overcoming Underearning

Improving your financial health with bestselling author, financial therapist, teacher & wealth coach Barbara Huson. I chat with Barbara about her book Overcoming Underearning, why it's never too late to start improving your relationship with money, dealing with your inner critic, how to know if you're an underearner, three things you can start doing right now (no matter how busy you are) to get smart about money and more.

47 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Overcoming Underearning

Self-care for Creatives

Self-care for creatives with Minaa B. Minaa B. and I talk about herexperience bringing self-care into her life to help her with her own depression and anxiety, how to recognize if you need to improve your self-care, how to prioritize self-care and be accountable, self-care practices that work for Minaa B. and her clients, why the way you talk to yourself is an important part of self-care and more.

58 MINAUG 15
Comments
Self-care for Creatives

Creative Intentions & Manifesting

Intentions and manifesting with Marie LeBaron of Make and Takes and Creative Flow Life. Marie and I chat about discovering your intentions, transitions and change, setting goals, manifesting, the why of what you want and more.

55 MINAUG 1
Comments
Creative Intentions & Manifesting

Creating in Color: Culture, Ethnicity & the Creative Community with Kenya Miles

Culture, ethnicity and the creative community with Kenya Miles of Traveling Miles Studio. I chat with Kenya about her travels and how they've shaped her and her creative work, natural dyeing, inclusivity and representation in the craft, art and maker community, appropriation vs. appreciation, the concept of Sankofa and the importance of reflecting on the past to build a successful future and more!

78 MINJUL 18
Comments
Creating in Color: Culture, Ethnicity & the Creative Community with Kenya Miles

Productivity & Scheduling Secrets

Productivity and scheduling secrets with Skye McLain. We talk about digital vs. analog planning, productivity and scheduling tools and platforms we love, the biggest mistakes that her clients make, being comfortable with change, letting your career journey evolve naturally and the Enneagram.

57 MINJUL 4
Comments
Productivity & Scheduling Secrets

Creating a Lasting DIY Career

How to create a lasting DIY career with crafting legend Vickie Howell of The Knit Show. I chat with Vickie about her varied career path, the idea of the Zone of Genius, marketing your business in a crowded climate, a holistic approach to business, life and creativity and more.

67 MINJUN 20
Comments
Creating a Lasting DIY Career

Building a Business from Nothing

How to build a business from nothing with San Francisco based artist, entrepreneur, and teacherJennie Lennick of Jenny Lemons. Jennie and I chat about how discovering art and the support of creative adults helped her through a difficult childhood, persevering through burn out and rough patches, the growing pains of scaling your business through streamlining productions, outsourcing, delegation and expansion, work life balance, productivity, information overload and more.

60 MINJUN 6
Comments
Building a Business from Nothing

Finding and Pursuing Your Passion

How to find and pursue your passion with Monique Malcolm ofKeep Chasing the Stars and the podcast Pimp Your Brilliance. I chat with Monique about the first steps to take when trying to find your passion, how patience, curiosity and action are key in the journey, keeping in mind that your business is ever-evolving, analysis paralysis and more.

45 MINMAY 23
Comments
Finding and Pursuing Your Passion

Marketing Beyond Social Media

How to market beyond social media with Erin Dollar of Cotton & Flax. We talk about creating a well-rounded online presence emphasizing platforms you have control and ownership over and how to create unique in-person experiences at retail events like craft shows and pop-ups as well as mixers and conferences.

56 MINMAY 9
Comments
Marketing Beyond Social Media