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 190: The Best Questions w/ Mei Ratz

    July 18th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  1 hr 3 mins

    In today’s episode, Kristin talks to Mei Ratz about her new podcast, the state of work in the world, and what it’s like trying to exist on an everyday basis in 2022.

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    Episode 189: My Reasons Why with Kasha Gage

    June 27th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  55 mins 20 secs

    In today’s episode, Kristin talks to Kasha Gage about the reasons why we scrapbook, her love of photography, and the ways in which we love to celebrate stories throughout the memory-keeping community.

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    Week in the Life Final Roundtable Currently List

    June 20th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  29 mins 28 secs
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    In this bonus episode, Shu-Wen of Choux Puff Creations, Amber Dawson, Nolanna Lynch, Jeanne Williams, and Steph Grimes go over their currently lists with Kristin. Find out more about currently list at

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    Episode 188: Week in the Life: Album Formats & Formulas

    June 20th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  1 hr 37 secs

    In this episode, Kristin is joined by Shu-Wen of Choux Puff Creations, Amber Dawson, Nolanna Lynch, Jeanne Williams, and Steph Grimes to talk all about the best ideas for putting together your Week in the Life album. No matter what format you're using this year, we've got great suggestions for you!

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    Episode 187: Week in the Life: Capture Techniques - Photos & Words

    June 13th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  1 hr 2 mins

    In this episode, Kristin is joined by Shu-Wen of Choux Puff Creations, Kirsten Heal, and Steph Grimes all about the best ideas for capturing photos and words during Week in the Life. Bring your notebook -- this is a good one.

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    Episode 186: Week in the Life: Chat with Ali Edwards

    June 6th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  1 hr 7 mins

    In this episode, Kristin sits down for a chat with Ali Edwards, founder of the Week in the Life project. Week in the Life has been running for almost two decades and emphasizes the stories of our everyday lives through photos and words. In this week's episode, Kristin and Ali chat all about what Week in the Life is going to look like for 2022, as well as an epic Star Wars adventure Ali just recently returned from!

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    Episode 185: Week in the Life: Tips & Tricks for Newbies and Veterans Alike

    May 30th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  1 hr 1 min

    In this episode Kristin kicks off our Week in the Life series by talking to Amber Dawson, Elizabeth Heinz, Megan Anderson, and Amy Gretchen about tips and tricks for making this project easy and fun! Week in the Life is a documenting project by Ali Edwards -- taking place in the community starting on June 20th. Learn more about this project at

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    Episode 184: Celebrating My Whole Life w/ Kinjal Tanna

    May 23rd, 2022  |  Season 9  |  57 mins

    In today’s episode, Kristin talks to ALP Community member, and fellow millennial outsider, Kinjal Tanna about her different scrapbook projects — and how breaking your life into neat little pieces is never actually possible.

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    Episode 183: Crafting Your Success w/ Megan Kiekel Anderson

    May 16th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  50 mins 36 secs

    In today's episode, Kristin talks to friend of the show (and IRL BFF) Megan Anderson about learning how to craft a path to your success that works for you and your life. Through realistic goals, honest conversations with ourselves, and the willingness to change and pivot when needed, we have the tools to craft creative plans that will work for the lives we are currently living. Listen to this week's show for real life tips, ideas, and examples of how we make this work for us.

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    Episode 182: The Habit of Hope w/ Brandi Kincaid

    May 9th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  57 mins 10 secs

    With Brandi Kincaid on the show again, you know that we are going to have a good time and an even better conversation. We talk about what hope means right now, and what it means to create habits around hope, especially when we feel like it's hard to just be human.

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    Episode 181: Daily Pages: You Turn the Page & Move On

    May 2nd, 2022  |  Season 9  |  1 hr 13 mins

    In this episode, Kristin is joined by three Daily Pages veterans to talk about how our Daily Pages habit has evolved, how Daily Pages is a perfectionism antidote, and the magic of washi tape.

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    Episode 180: Daily Pages: Scrapbook Experts Break Down Daily Pages

    April 25th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  57 mins 54 secs

    Three longtime scrapbookers and Awesome Ladies join Kristin to talk about the transition into creating Daily Pages, their favorite supplies to use inside Daily Pages, and how Daily Pages has helped them improve their memory keeping.

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    Episode 179: Daily Pages: The Life-Changing Impact of a Small Habit

    April 25th, 2022  |  Season 9  |  1 hr 13 mins

    In this episode, we talk about the way our Daily Pages have changed and the ways Daily Pages have changed us. I'm so excited to welcome three amazing ALP community members to the show to learn more about how they use Daily Pages in their lives.

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    Episode 178: Making the ALP App

    August 18th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  48 mins 40 secs

    In this episode, I bring on my partner Jeff to help talk about the upcoming Awesome Ladies Project App! We talk about everything you're going to get when you download the app (it's free and will be available for iOS and Android). I also spend time sharing why I decided to make an app, and what the solo journey has been like up until now. Mark your calendars for an early September release date!

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    Episode 177: Exploring Everyday Making with Christine Herrin of Everyday Explorers Co

    July 13th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  44 mins 43 secs

    In this episode, I chat with Christine Herrin of Everyday Explorers Co about her brand new Mini Book Makers Club kit. In addition to talking about this amazing new life documenting opportunity, we talk about all things stamping! We get into a great discussion about the importance of storying stamps properly, and the very cool stamp sleeves that the Everyday Explorers Co stamps come in (and that journey). We also get into how Christine has made it easier to help get your non-stamping friends into the amazing fun that is stamping inside your scrapbooks and other creative projects!

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    Episode 176: Making Humans Smile w/ Kate Smith

    July 6th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  41 mins 58 secs

    In this episode I talk to Kate Smith, a greeting card designer that loves to put smiles on the faces of everyone. Kate tells us about her live as a nomad, living with her husband in their renovated airliner and working from the road.