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 164: From the Vault: The 100 Day Project

    January 27th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 30 secs

    One more vault episode and we're bringing you back to episode 20 and the first time we ran the 100 Day project.

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    Episode 163: From the Vault: #Thursday3 and Selfies

    January 20th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  59 mins 13 secs

    We go back into the archive all the way to episode 21, where we find Kristin and Amanda talking about selfies + Kristin's #Thursday3 weekly selfie challenge where she calls you to:

    (1) take + post a photo of yourself,
    (2) share three 'right now' things, and
    (3) tag three of your friends to do the same

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    Episode 162: From the Vault: Daily Pages

    January 13th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Kristin starts off the episode with her plan to move into 2021 with Daily Pages, and lets you know about The Reset, a 30 day anti-racist visual reflection challenge, starting soon. Kristin also talks about her 100 Days of Daily Pages.

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    Episode 161: Hello, 2021!

    January 6th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Happy New Year, Crafty Ass Females! WE MADE IT. The girls are waving an emphatic byeeeeeee to 2020, and are entering 2021 and this episode with what they have on their plate and things coming up around the bend. Kristin goes into what she has up The Awesome Ladies Project sleeve, and Amanda has a bit of an announcement to make. 2021, LET’S GO!

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    Episode 160: Catching Up w/ Caytlyn Cole

    December 30th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  58 mins 11 secs

    We catch up with Caytlyn about how she's planning on scrapbooking in 2020 and 2021, transitioning her small business back onto Etsy and working and growing even during quarantine times.

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    Episode 159: one little word® 2021

    December 23rd, 2020  |  Season 7  |  58 mins 34 secs

    How is it that time of year again, crafty ass females?! It’s time to choose a guiding word for the upcoming new year based on some aspect of your existence you want to explore. We’ve had this awesome conversation last year & the year before & the year before that, and it’s fun to see how A & K have grown!

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    Episode 158: NYC Planner Addicts w/ Catalina Hidalgo

    December 16th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  57 mins 15 secs

    Today on the show we have Catalina Hidalgo - mom to fraternal twins, owner of a construction consulting company by day, and founder of the NYC Planner Addicts. Catalina is your average girl from Brooklyn who has managed to bring some of the most anticipated planner hype and planner celebrities here to New York City!

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    Episode 157: Minimalist Hybrid Scrapbooking w/ Shannan Manton

    December 9th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Today on the show we have Shannan Manton - a mostly digital/hybrid scrapbooker who spends her free time at her desk playing in Photoshop - has been documenting real life since 2008. Shannan also loves music (like, a lot), cooking, TV and movies, and lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband, teenage daughter Zara, 11 year old son Eli, and teeny-dog-with-a-big-yap Luna.

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    Episode 156: Showing Up in the Middle w/ Brandi Kincaid

    December 2nd, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Today on the show we have Brandi Kincaid returning for a second time! Brandi is an illustrator and paper crafter who makes and records memories with her husband Andrew, and puppy Augie Roo, in Bellingham, Washington. She spends all her free moments listening closely, playing with paper and glue, and drawing a version of the world around her

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    Episode 155: The 2020 Election (On Paper)

    November 25th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  52 mins 52 secs

    So it feels like we just had Kelly Purkey on the show talking about her rebrand to Paper Person Shop, but when she contacted A + K because The 2020 Election was CRAY and she had so much to say about it, the girls could NOT turn down the opportunity to have her return. Come peek inside the inquiring minds of three modern-day memory keepers questioning what it’s like (for both sides) to get an election down ON PAPER.

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    Episode 154: ALP Level Up

    November 18th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 1 min

    In this episode of Crafty Ass Female, Amanda and Kristin are talking about the new things coming to The Awesome Ladies Project. Fresh off the heels of their amazing interview with illustrator Em Randall, Amanda asks Kristin all about her plans for everything else she's bringing to the ALP this holiday season and beyond.
    Kristin shares some of the things she's most excited about including the Book of Me Blueprint course, Canva for Scrapbooking, and so much more.

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    Episode 153: Illustrating the New Awesome Ladies Project with Em Randall

    November 11th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Em Randall, the illustrator, designer and genius behind the new Awesome Ladies Project joins Amanda and Kristin to talk about her work, her life, and what it's like to hand-paint beautiful, usable designs for websites.

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    Episode 152: Becoming a Paper Person w/ Kelly Purkey

    November 4th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 11 mins

    We couldn’t be more thrilled to bring back Crafty Ass Female and friend of the show, Kelly Purkey. Kelly is a designer and long-time scrapbooker living in Portland, Oregon. Over the past 15+ years she has had the opportunity to work for amazing companies in the industry before starting her own business. She feels so lucky to have turned a hobby into her career and the best part of the job is seeing products she has designed being used in people's projects!

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    Episode 151: The Scrappy Sisters: Tazhiana Gordon + Krystal Iduñate

    October 28th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Today on the show we have our first double interview! We are so excited to bring you Tazhiana Gordon + Krystal Iduñate - two incredibly crafty women that memory keep like nobody’s business and are now co-hosts of the creative story-telling podcast The Scrappy Sisters.

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    Episode 150: The Comfort of December Daily w/ Ali Edwards

    October 21st, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 13 mins

    We couldn’t be more thrilled to bring back (for the third time) our very first guest interviewee, Ali Edwards, to the show today with this very special episode.

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    Harvest Fest

    October 16th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  24 mins 28 secs

    In this episode, we discuss the upcoming Harvest Fest at the Awesome Ladies Project.

    Harvest Fest is a long-weekend event to help us tell our food, friend, and family stories.
    Throughout this event we'll have challenges, tutorials, pop-in clubhouse hangouts, videos, prizes, and more! This event takes place inside The Awesome Ladies Project community between 10/22 and 10/25.

    Guest contributors Tazhiana Gordon, Tracey Fox, Shannan Manton, and others will be sharing how they tell stories of food, friends, and family during this interesting time in our lives.