Crafty Ass Female

An audio show about the resourceful ways we women are living our lives, and the crafty projects we create.

About the show

Crafty Ass Female is a podcast dedicated to helping women embrace and use their power and creativity. We believe you are a capable BADASS, who already has all the tools you need to make beautiful things and make beautiful things happen. We’re just here to remind you.


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    Episode 145: Wrapping Up Resilience

    September 16th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 1 min

    Our SEASON 6 of RESILIENCE was right on time, and was a theme that made for a very special bunch of conversations. We made it through, and steadfast we go…

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    Episode 144: Daily Pages

    September 9th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Today we are bringing you an episode that talks about a way you can document your life, play with product, and STRAIGHT UP make art + tell your stories in just a few minutes a day. With Kristin’s DAILY PAGES, it has never been easier or more accessible to do!

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    Episode 143: One Little Word Check In

    September 2nd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  57 mins 42 secs

    According to Ali Edwards, the creator of the annual one little word® project, a single word can be a powerful thing. Today on the podcast, Amanda + Kristin are checking in with their one little words for 2020 and talking about how they’ve shown up so far this year and why they have “worked”.

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    Episode 142: September is the New January

    August 26th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 7 mins

    People traditionally associate goal-setting and embarking on new pursuits with the start of a new year - even though most of us are burnt-out from a busy holiday season. In today’s episode, however, we’re pitching the idea that September is the new January, and a better time to kick into gear!

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    Episode 141: Scrapbooking, Journalism, and Representation w/ Michelle Garcia

    August 19th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Today on the podcast, we have the honor of bringing you Michelle Garcia, the editorial manager of NBC BLK, a division of NBC News that covers news and information focusing on Black Americans. Before that, she was an editor at Vice, Out magazine, Vox,, and The Advocate magazine.
    Over the last decade Michelle has covered major social movements across the U.S. including the fight for marriage equality, #MeToo, and the Movement for Black Lives, to name a few. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, toddler, and the best dog on the planet.

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    Episode 140: Telling Stories Through Photography

    August 12th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  54 mins 6 secs

    Kristin and The Awesome Ladies Project is coming at you with a 7-Day Photography Challenge guiding you through daily photo prompts so you can tell the stories of your ‘right now’ life through the lens of whatever camera you have on hand - be it a fancy Nikon, easy Instax, or your good ol’ phone camera!

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    Episode 139: Currently | Summer 2020

    August 5th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 12 mins

    KRISTIN’S CURRENTLY LIST. You know it & love it. Our guests verbally complete it at the end of every interview, and A + K have done their own currentlies on the show in the past. Today, we are getting an update from the girls via this super fun, low-impact little list.

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    Episode 138: Four Pillars of Scrapbooking

    July 29th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 21 secs

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    Episode 137: Three Story Styles

    July 22nd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Almost every scrapbook story can fit into one of three categories: everyday stories, adventure stories, or introspective stories. Each story type has it’s own unique traits. Knowing which style your story fits into can make it easier to plan out your project.

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    Episode 136: Taking Photos During Hard Times

    July 15th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Whether you’re living in quarantine or going through a painful experience or just creatively blocked, there are still ways you can take photos during hard times if you want to. This episode provides mind shifts and actionable suggestions for how you can make photos happen!

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    Episode 135: Continuing to Find Your Voice

    July 8th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 1 min

    We are revisiting Kristin’s FIND YOUR VOICE — a six-week workshop meant to help you learn to trust your gut, learn to trust your intuition, and dive deeper into who you are as the storyteller.

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    Episode 134: Documenting 2020

    July 1st, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 1 min

    In this episode, A + K talk through the small changes, pivots, and updates the podcast will be undergoing from here on out, and the life changes that have led up to it.

    The girls talk about their growth, the podcast’s growth, and how they are planning to work smarter, not harder. Most notably: the podcast will be integrated with Kristin’s AWESOME LADIES PROJECT community. YAY!

    We are going to starting our Bite Size Bookclub back up with Lisa Congdon’s book FIND YOUR ARTISTIC VOICE beginning next week on July 10th!!!

    In addition, the LIVE CHATS are coming back and will be earlier in the day during these summer months.

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    Episode 133: Podcast Pivots and Updates

    June 24th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  55 mins 5 secs

    WHOA! What is this? An episode of Crafty Ass Female going LIVE on a…WEDNESDAY?! But since the beginning of the podcast, A + K have always had shows go live on Mondays! Yes, we hear you faithful listeners, and in response - in our best Ross Gellar voice - we shout: PIVOT!

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    Episode 132: Inspired Summer Plans

    June 15th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  58 mins 15 secs

    The first official day of summer is upon us and as we wonder what this outdoor, sunny season will look like while we try to acclimate from phase to phase after a sheltered-in few months, Amanda + Kristin are on the show sharing a few of their inspired summer plans, hoping it’ll get you to make some too.

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    Episode 131: Comparison-itis Revisited

    June 8th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Do you have COMPARISON-itis? know...that monster inside your head that makes it reeeeaaallly hard NOT to compare yourself to other crafters, artists, and humans who you feel are just doing better than you are. There's a definite difference between feeling INSPIRED by who someone is + what they do, and catching the ITIS about it.

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    Episode 130: The Joy Junkie Amy E. Smith

    June 1st, 2020  |  Season 6  |  54 mins 42 secs

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