Kristin started scrapbooking as a teenager. What started out as a high school project (for her sophomore English class), turned into a lifelong love and passion. As someone who loved taking pictures and had an abnormal fetish for pretty paper and colorful office supplies, scrapbooking became a natural creative outlet.
To find out more about Kristin, go to rukristin.com/blog/about-me/
August 18th, 2021 | Season 8 | 48 mins 40 secs
In this episode, I bring on my partner Jeff to help talk about the upcoming Awesome Ladies Project App! We talk about everything you're going to get when you download the app (it's free and will be available for iOS and Android). I also spend time sharing why I decided to make an app, and what the solo journey has been like up until now. Mark your calendars for an early September release date!
July 13th, 2021 | Season 8 | 44 mins 43 secs
In this episode, I chat with Christine Herrin of Everyday Explorers Co about her brand new Mini Book Makers Club kit. In addition to talking about this amazing new life documenting opportunity, we talk about all things stamping! We get into a great discussion about the importance of storying stamps properly, and the very cool stamp sleeves that the Everyday Explorers Co stamps come in (and that journey). We also get into how Christine has made it easier to help get your non-stamping friends into the amazing fun that is stamping inside your scrapbooks and other creative projects!
July 6th, 2021 | Season 8 | 41 mins 58 secs
In this episode I talk to Kate Smith, a greeting card designer that loves to put smiles on the faces of everyone. Kate tells us about her live as a nomad, living with her husband in their renovated airliner and working from the road.
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!
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.
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
May 17th, 2021 | Season 8 | 40 mins 32 secs
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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