Category Archives : Featured Artists


Inside Craft Wars: Interview With Nikki McGonigal

Nikki McGonigal of Nikki In Stitches is one inspiring lady. We interviewed her for an article we wrote a couple of years ago. Even back then, I remember seeing a video she did and thinking “Wow – Nikki is definitely going places!” She certainly has! Nikki used to teach kids in a classroom, and even […]


Craft Wars at 8pm tonight: Christmas in July!

  Hear that? Those jingle bells in the distance can only mean one thing. A lot of us are getting started on Christmas gifts early and Craft Wars is getting in the spirit! Tonight’s episode features Holiday themed projects and stiff competition with seasoned crafter Margot Potter (a.k.a. The Impatient Crafter) in the ring. Tune […]


Interview with Kaari Meng, French General (& New Products!)

For Americans especially, French style is a classic. We caught up with Kaari Meng, author, founder of French General, and the designer behind the new French General Scrapbooking Products for Jolee’s Boutique, to learn what inspires her. CIW: French General style is vintage but so fresh…where do you go to find inspiration? Kaari: I am […]


John Tartaglia and His Puppets in Imaginocean

What’s Better Than a “Triple Threat” – Interview With John Tartaglia

When a performer has exceptional talent as a dancer, a singer, and and actor, some say he or she is a “triple threat.” But what do you call someone who’s awe-inspiring talent and creative genius can be seen in theater, acting, singing, producing, puppeteering, developing productions from concept to fruition and everything in between? The […]