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 175: Dear Handmade Life Part Two w/ Nicole Stevenson

    June 29th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  29 mins 57 secs
    creativity, showing up, small business, social media

    In this two part episode, Kristin talks to Nicole Stevenson of Dear Handmade Life. In this second part of this conversation, we dive into why Nicole calls herself a 'deep dive conversationalist' (I just love this). We talk more about her upcoming event Camp Dear Handmade Life and we gush on the importance of live events and how we miss them SO much, and how we both can't wait until 2022 until our live events return!

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    Episode 174: Dear Handmade Life w/ Nicole Stevenson

    June 22nd, 2021  |  Season 8  |  31 mins 56 secs

    In this two-part episode, Kristin talks to Nicole Stevenson of Dear Handmade Life. In this first part of this conversation, we dive into how Nicole got started with her Dear Handmade Life empire and how Covid has impacted her largely in-person business. We talk about her journey through impostor syndrome and how she's still tackling some of its demons to this day.

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    Episode 173: Dream, Create, Sell with Studio Sisters

    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

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    Episode 172: rukristin's Daily Pages

    May 17th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  40 mins 32 secs
    daily pages

    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.

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    Episode 171: All About Scissors

    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.

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    Episode 170: Kristin and Laura's Essential Scrapbook Supplies

    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.

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    Episode 169: Exploring Loneliness, Together w/ Brandi Kincaid

    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.

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    Episode 168: Showing Up with Authenticity on Social w/ Brandi Kincaid

    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'.

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    Episode 167: The Extravagant Hope and Hustle w/ Brandi Kincaid

    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.

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    Episode 166: Scrapbooking Over the Years w/ Laura

    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.

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    Episode 165: The Season of Experimentation

    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.

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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.