Crafty Ass Female

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

179 episodes of Crafty Ass Female since the first episode, which aired on December 13th, 2017.

  • Episode 147: Unexpected Memory Keeping

    September 30th, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Our first topic in our season of the unexpected is memory-keeping. We tackle a couple of big topics within the span of the episode.
    We talk about the different ways in which our memory-keeping has taken unexpected turns over the years and how it's landed us in such interesting places. Both Amanda and I talked about the unique projects that we've crafted to document our lives when traditional scrapbooking wasn't just working out for us.
    Amanda asked me some great questions about Daily Pages, and then we talked about how she came up with memory planning after trying to find a home for her stories in a few other places.
    We chatted for a bit about how both of these projects for us took a long time to simmer before they felt like a real home for our stories.
    And if you've been listening to our episodes lately, you know that we've been finding ways to talk about Ali Edwards' December Daily project in a few of our past episodes. To wrap the episode, we talked about ways that we can bring this unexpected season of life into fun unexpected twists in our December Daily albums. We are so excited to dive into this project later on this year.

  • Episode 146: Welcome to the Season of the Unexpected

    September 23rd, 2020  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Is it reeeeeeallllllly SEASON 7 of this amazing, exploratory, super fun and crafty chat-filled podcast? UNBELIEVABLE. Who knew showing up and having almost three years of courageous creative conversations would get us here? It ‘s been wildly unexpected! …and speaking of unexpected….

  • Episode 145: Wrapping Up Resilience

    September 16th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 1 min

    Our SEASON 6 of RESILIENCE was right on time, and was a theme that made for a very special bunch of conversations. We made it through, and steadfast we go…

  • Episode 144: Daily Pages

    September 9th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Today we are bringing you an episode that talks about a way you can document your life, play with product, and STRAIGHT UP make art + tell your stories in just a few minutes a day. With Kristin’s DAILY PAGES, it has never been easier or more accessible to do!

  • Episode 143: One Little Word Check In

    September 2nd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  57 mins 42 secs

    According to Ali Edwards, the creator of the annual one little word® project, a single word can be a powerful thing. Today on the podcast, Amanda + Kristin are checking in with their one little words for 2020 and talking about how they’ve shown up so far this year and why they have “worked”.

  • Episode 142: September is the New January

    August 26th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 7 mins

    People traditionally associate goal-setting and embarking on new pursuits with the start of a new year - even though most of us are burnt-out from a busy holiday season. In today’s episode, however, we’re pitching the idea that September is the new January, and a better time to kick into gear!

  • Episode 141: Scrapbooking, Journalism, and Representation w/ Michelle Garcia

    August 19th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Today on the podcast, we have the honor of bringing you Michelle Garcia, the editorial manager of NBC BLK, a division of NBC News that covers news and information focusing on Black Americans. Before that, she was an editor at Vice, Out magazine, Vox,, and The Advocate magazine.
    Over the last decade Michelle has covered major social movements across the U.S. including the fight for marriage equality, #MeToo, and the Movement for Black Lives, to name a few. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, toddler, and the best dog on the planet.

  • Episode 140: Telling Stories Through Photography

    August 12th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  54 mins 6 secs

    Kristin and The Awesome Ladies Project is coming at you with a 7-Day Photography Challenge guiding you through daily photo prompts so you can tell the stories of your ‘right now’ life through the lens of whatever camera you have on hand - be it a fancy Nikon, easy Instax, or your good ol’ phone camera!

  • Episode 139: Currently | Summer 2020

    August 5th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 12 mins

    KRISTIN’S CURRENTLY LIST. You know it & love it. Our guests verbally complete it at the end of every interview, and A + K have done their own currentlies on the show in the past. Today, we are getting an update from the girls via this super fun, low-impact little list.

  • Episode 138: Four Pillars of Scrapbooking

    July 29th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 21 secs

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  • Episode 137: Three Story Styles

    July 22nd, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Almost every scrapbook story can fit into one of three categories: everyday stories, adventure stories, or introspective stories. Each story type has it’s own unique traits. Knowing which style your story fits into can make it easier to plan out your project.

  • Episode 136: Taking Photos During Hard Times

    July 15th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Whether you’re living in quarantine or going through a painful experience or just creatively blocked, there are still ways you can take photos during hard times if you want to. This episode provides mind shifts and actionable suggestions for how you can make photos happen!

  • Episode 135: Continuing to Find Your Voice

    July 8th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 1 min

    We are revisiting Kristin’s FIND YOUR VOICE — a six-week workshop meant to help you learn to trust your gut, learn to trust your intuition, and dive deeper into who you are as the storyteller.

  • Episode 134: Documenting 2020

    July 1st, 2020  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 1 min

    In this episode, A + K talk through the small changes, pivots, and updates the podcast will be undergoing from here on out, and the life changes that have led up to it.

    The girls talk about their growth, the podcast’s growth, and how they are planning to work smarter, not harder. Most notably: the podcast will be integrated with Kristin’s AWESOME LADIES PROJECT community. YAY!

    We are going to starting our Bite Size Bookclub back up with Lisa Congdon’s book FIND YOUR ARTISTIC VOICE beginning next week on July 10th!!!

    In addition, the LIVE CHATS are coming back and will be earlier in the day during these summer months.

  • Episode 133: Podcast Pivots and Updates

    June 24th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  55 mins 5 secs

    WHOA! What is this? An episode of Crafty Ass Female going LIVE on a…WEDNESDAY?! But since the beginning of the podcast, A + K have always had shows go live on Mondays! Yes, we hear you faithful listeners, and in response - in our best Ross Gellar voice - we shout: PIVOT!

  • Episode 132: Inspired Summer Plans

    June 15th, 2020  |  Season 6  |  58 mins 15 secs

    The first official day of summer is upon us and as we wonder what this outdoor, sunny season will look like while we try to acclimate from phase to phase after a sheltered-in few months, Amanda + Kristin are on the show sharing a few of their inspired summer plans, hoping it’ll get you to make some too.