Kristin started scrapbooking as a teenager. What started out as a high school project (for her sophomore English class), turned into a lifelong love and passion. As someone who loved taking pictures and had an abnormal fetish for pretty paper and colorful office supplies, scrapbooking became a natural creative outlet.
To find out more about Kristin, go to rukristin.com/blog/about-me/
June 15th, 2021 | Season 8 | 34 mins 55 secs
In this episode, Kristin chats with Taylor and Katie Smith of Studio Sisters, a top 1% handmade sticker-making company on Etsy. Taylor and Katie tell us all about how they went from having their own individual Etsy shops doing just mediocre sales to creating this epic sticker shop that did over $100,000 in sales last year alone. With this life-changing success, they've decided to create a brand new course to share their blueprint for success with other artist sellers. You'll hear lots more about why they decided to create their course: Dream, Create, Sell, who this course is for, and so much more during this great conversation. Save 10% on Dream, Create, Sell with code: RUKRISTIN
May 17th, 2021 | Season 8 | 40 mins 32 secs
Kristin shares everything you need to know about her Daily Pages project. If you've ever been curious about what she does or how you can get involved, this is a must-listen episode.
May 10th, 2021 | Season 8 | 26 mins 22 secs
Scissors are one of the most important tools that you're going to own as a scrapbooker or paper crafter. In this episode Kristin goes over the different types of scissors and why you might want to have them in your craft toolbox, along with her favorites and some specific recommendations.
May 3rd, 2021 | Season 8 | 34 mins 36 secs
Join Kristin and Laura as they discuss the supplies they find most essential right now - washi tape, inks and pens.
April 26th, 2021 | Season 8 | 36 mins 56 secs
rukristin and Brandi Kincaid talk about the ways loneliness has entered our lives over the last year, and how that's affected us creatively.
April 19th, 2021 | Season 8 | 37 mins 53 secs
rukristin and Brandi Kincaid talk about the inherent difficulties of authentically showing up on social media. They dive deep into what it means to be a real human trying to connect inside the ever changing world of algorithms, new apps, additional features and all of that 'stuff'.
April 7th, 2021 | Season 8 | 39 mins 42 secs
Kristin kicks off the first of a three-part interview with illustrator, maker, finder, and friend: Brandi Kincaid. This week's conversation revolves around the years of hope and hustle that has gone into Brandi's latest incredible invitation: her Extravagant Hope monthly mailer.
March 31st, 2021 | Season 8 | 30 mins 21 secs
Laura Kaplan joins Kristin to discuss where they are now in their scrapbooking journeys, and reflect on where they have been.
March 24th, 2021 | Season 8 | 16 mins 29 secs
Hello and welcome to the season of experimentation. Join me, your host Kristin AKA rukristin: feminist scrapbooker as I bring you new and exciting guests, topics and the same stuff that made me fall in love with podcasting to begin with.
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!