Craft-O-Rama

Crafting it out: Creative ideas for the budget-challenged, the D.I.Y. crowd and the just plain bored.

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  • America wastes a perfectly good holiday on a hang-up, but the crafters know what's up.    Photo: photo by empracht

    Zen and the art of thrift store shopping

    America wastes a perfectly good holiday on a hang-up, but the crafters know what's up. Published 12:34 a.m. August 20, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Chalk it out over a peaceful, entertaining meal.

    Chalkboard Table

    Chalk it out over a peaceful, entertaining meal. Published 6:15 p.m. July 19, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Celebrate your independence from expensive cupcake stands and your right to bear carbs.

    Your right to bear carbs

    Celebrate your independence from expensive cupcake stands and your right to bear carbs. Published 4:26 p.m. July 1, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Because grown-ups need security blankets too.

    Waterproof blanket for an uncertain future

    Because grown-ups need security blankets too. Published 10:40 p.m. June 6, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Let them eat cake: Diaper cake parody to celebrate menstruation or a happy ending to a pregnancy scare.

    Menstrual Celebration Cake

    Let them eat cake: Diaper cake parody to celebrate menstruation or a happy ending to a pregnancy scare. Published 12:03 a.m. May 27, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Take that, Mr. Smarty Pants commencement speaker.

    Commencement Bingo

    Take that, Mr. Smarty Pants commencement speaker. Published 9:49 p.m. May 20, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Mother's Day is synonymous with crafts of questionable quality. This is certainly one of them.

    Mother's Day crafting

    Mother's Day is synonymous with crafts of questionable quality. This is certainly one of them. Published 1:46 a.m. May 7, 2011 - Comments

     
  • The only enviable quality the aristocracy possess is their extensive hat collection. Now you can make your own.

    The royal hat fascination

    The only enviable quality the aristocracy possess is their extensive hat collection. Now you can make your own. Published 10:24 p.m. April 25, 2011 - Comments

     
  • The best of both worlds: All the fun of the child-like egg hunt, plus an added bonus of a mood-boosting social lubricant.

    Latest holiday trend: Easter booze bottle hunts

    The best of both worlds: All the fun of the child-like egg hunt, plus an added bonus of a mood-boosting social lubricant. Published 10:40 p.m. April 18, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Craft activism makes it possible for anyone to become a philanthropist, even if the check doesn't end in a small army of zeros.

    How to become a low-rent philanthropist

    Craft activism makes it possible for anyone to become a philanthropist, even if the check doesn't end in a small army of zeros. Published 4:12 p.m. April 2, 2011 - Comments

     
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Cynthia Romero

Cynthia Romero

Cynthia Romero is a hopeless crafter with a day job at a university library. She teaches craft classes, lectures on “craftivism” (social activism through crafts) and is founder of Crafting Under the Influence, a citywide craft gathering that occurs each ...

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Cynthia Romero is a hopeless crafter with a day job at a university library. She teaches craft classes, lectures on “craftivism” (social activism through crafts) and is founder of Crafting Under the Influence, a citywide craft gathering that occurs each month at different bars around Houston, Texas. You can find her crafts on her Romer-O-Rama Etsy page:http://www.etsy.com/shop/Romerorama.

You can find supplemental "pictutorials" on her Craft-O-Rama Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/pages/Craft-O-Rama/116758891717093

can follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Romerorama.

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