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.


  • Episode 105: Planners for 2020

    December 9th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  59 mins 53 secs

    In this episode, A + K talk about what their current planning system looks like going into the new year. The girls talk about how planning is like religion because it’s such a personal practice, and no matter how much you preach about what works for you, a person has to inevitably choose for themselves.

  • Episode 104: Art Witch Journaling w/ Vanessa Oliver-Lloyd

    December 2nd, 2019  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Today on the podcast we are excited to bring you Vanessa Oliver-Lloyd: art witch, feminist and archaeologist. She believes in the power of art to change lives and she teaches you how to do just that in her art journaling classes. She co-runs Art Witch Academy with her sister witches Caroline and Emily.

  • Episode 103: People Pleasing

    November 25th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 3 mins

    THE CRAFTY ASS FEMALE PODCAST IS NO STRANGER TO MENTAL HEALTH DISCUSSIONS. With Thanksgiving only a few days away, Amanda & Kristin couldn’t think of a better time to discuss what often goes on around the holiday dinner table and all throughout the year for that matter: PEOPLE PLEASING! Yikes.

  • Episode 102: Rooted Reinvention w/ Katy-Rose Bye

    November 18th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Today on the podcast we are excited to bring you Katy-Rose Bye! Katy-Rose is a teacher who helps soul-searchers + truth-seekers to connect with their inner strength, and unearth the secret weapons they were never taught.

    How? By teaching them to trust themselves, feel capable of handling daily stressors, & get clear on the next steps for their reinvention, without burning down the self-work progress they’ve done so far, so that they can stop power-struggling their way through life.

  • Episode 101: The Path of the Female Creative w/ Anna Lovind

    November 11th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Alicia Michelle talks to Amanda & Kristin about how she got into planning with an Erin Condren Life Planner, what her first impression was of The Happy Planner®, and how she ended up embracing the discs!

    Alicia also discusses the inspiration & evolution of her sticker business on esty and the process she goes through to ‘make stickers’.

  • Episode 100: A + K's Most Memorable Moments

    November 4th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  53 mins 22 secs

    In this episode, A + K talk about what it feels like to have 100 podcast episodes under their belt. The girls share their ‘why’ for agreeing to start the podcast with each other, and recount their top three most memorable moments.

  • Episode 99: Planner Stickers w/ Alicia Michelle

    October 28th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 53 secs

    Today on the podcast we are excited to bring you Alicia Michelle XO - creative letterer, planner addict, and Etsy sticker shop owner. A loyalist (proud 6 on the Enneagram), Alicia is a single mama to her strong and tender 10-year-old son, Zac, and when she’s not spending hours cutting stickers and lettering special projects, she can be found reading or watching The Office for the thousandth time.

  • Episode 98: Crafty Epic-ness w/ Jennifer Perkins

    October 21st, 2019  |  Season 5  |  57 mins 23 secs

    Today on the podcast we have the one-and-only Jennifer Perkins, but you can call her Jen. She’s an Austin based mama, crafter, blogger, podcaster and thrift-a-holic. She’s all about crafts, kitsch, and kids and her crafty epic-ness is undeniable and irrefutable, especially during the holidays! We are thrilled to bring her to you!

  • Episode 97: Modern Day Memory Keeping w/ Kelly Purkey

    October 14th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Today on the podcast we have designer, documenter and Kelly Purkey Shop owner Kelly Purkey! Aside from being a talented graphic artist, content creator, and world traveler, Kelly is also Amanda & Kristin’s matchmaker since they first met at one of Kelly’s Workshops back in 2012. We’re thrilled to have her on to talk about her latest products!

  • Episode 96: Get Messy w/ Caylee Grey

    October 7th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Today on the podcast we have self-proclaimed Fairy Art Mother Caylee Grey, a South African artist living in Germany, creator of Get Messy, and your pro excuse-squashing ninja. Her life mission is to empower amazing, real-life humans get into a regular, creative practice.

  • Episode 95: Reflection - Welcome to Season Five

    September 30th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  59 mins 34 secs

    In this episode, A + K start off by talking about how having a forward momentum for the podcast happens when they choose a theme for each season, and Season 5’s theme is REFLECTION!

    Kristin talks about how she reflects through what she watches on TV, her currently lists, and her #Thursday3 practice. Amanda brings up the need to check out and not have to intentionally reflect, but how she has this background hum of reflection always going on even still. What has been YOUR experience? find out more at

  • Episode 94: Big Dreams, Daily Joys w/ Elise Blaha Cripe

    September 23rd, 2019  |  Season 4  |  55 mins 57 secs

    Today on the podcast we have Elise Blaha Cripe, who launched the brand GET TO WORK BOOK® in 2015, and will have her first book Big Dreams, Daily Joys released in October 2019. Elise’s true passion is in helping people set and work towards their goals.

  • Episode 93: Push Print Studio & Design w/ Caytlyn Cole

    September 16th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  58 mins 6 secs

    Today on the podcast we have Caytlyn Cole, a graphic designer & illustrator currently working as a visual designer on the events team at AWS during the day and running her digital print shop Push Print Studio at night.

  • Episode 92: Pop-Culture Planning w/ Rachel Gajardo

    September 9th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  46 mins 50 secs

    Today we have planner babe Rachel Gajardo on the podcast who is a health insurance agent by day and a professional sticker hunter by night. On her social media account @popcultureplanner she strives to be vulnerable about her health, wellness, and creative journeys, hoping to connect with other crafty planners and millennials everywhere.

  • Episode 91: Living a Grace-Filled Creative Life w/ Rubyellen Bratcher

    September 2nd, 2019  |  Season 4  |  47 mins 34 secs

    Today we have blogger, mama, wife, home-schooler, heart ranter, maker, vintage lover + shop owner - constantly showing grace through faith - Rubyellen Bratcher on the podcast! Rubyellen blogs at celebrating family, style, abounding grace, and living life creatively.

  • Episode 90: What is a Happiness Architect w/ Alisha Joy

    August 26th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 1 min

    Today we have happiness architect Alisha Joy on the podcast! Alisha is a gorgeously messy human who shares more in common with you than you might think.