DIY – Two Star Wars Costumes for Under $100

There is nothing more I like to do then MAKE STUFF and Halloween costumes are some of the most fun items to make! This year Owen wanted to be a Star Wars character, since he is to little to have seen the movie the only one he  really knows is R2-D2 and BB-8. Because they … Continue reading DIY – Two Star Wars Costumes for Under $100

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How I Balance Motherhood, Career and a Creative Bussiness

As originally publised on Maroon Oak. Thank you very much for letting us contribute to your community. When we know what success means to us, we find ways to create the balance! I was invited to this community to discuss balancing family life and a full-time career while starting a business. This was honestly hard … Continue reading How I Balance Motherhood, Career and a Creative Bussiness

Safer, Cleaner 3D Printing with the Zimpure Air Filter

Anyone who has experience with 3D printing knows of the annoying fumes that results from it. During the printing process, filament is heated up and melted so that it can be extruded through the nozzle. As a result of bringing plastic to its melting point, toxic fumes are released into the air. These fumes are … Continue reading Safer, Cleaner 3D Printing with the Zimpure Air Filter

3D Printing 101: Using the Zebra Plate with a Craftbot

In a few posts now I’ve raved about how much I love the Zebra Plate build surface and the Craftbot Plus 3D printer. However, the Craftbot comes with its own build plate, so I had to make a few (very) minor modifications to get the Craftbot to work with the Zebra Plate. But I wanted … Continue reading 3D Printing 101: Using the Zebra Plate with a Craftbot

Part 1: First Time Maker’s Faire Vendors- Our Journey

  This is a big step for us. We've never been to the Maker's Faire but recently heard that the Houston Makers Faire is currently accepting applications. The local "maker spaces" are holding multiple open houses as part of a "maker crawl" ahead of the Faire.  This was hugely informative, and very motivating. After a … Continue reading Part 1: First Time Maker’s Faire Vendors- Our Journey

3D Printing 101: Build Plates and Other Build Surfaces

We’ve used a variety of build plates and surfaces with our Craftbot and Raise3D N2 printers including: Buildtak on glass, the FLEKS3D build plate, and the Zebra Plate by PrintinZ. As mentioned before, we primarily use PLA, so keep that in mind when reading this post. Our friend and fellow blogger Michael has experience with … Continue reading 3D Printing 101: Build Plates and Other Build Surfaces

An Overview of All the Things We Love to Make! Musical Toys!

Hi everyone! We’re super excited to get out this first post in this series about things we love to make. These are products that we sell on our Etsy shops, and of course you’re welcome to purchase them from there  ;). However, if you’re reading this blog you’re probably a maker like us, and we want … Continue reading An Overview of All the Things We Love to Make! Musical Toys!