Introductions

Meet Brianna Wray, Co-Founder of CFC

Let me introduce you to my fine crafting partner in crime, Brianna Wray! While we partner up for Catfight Craft shenanigans, she's also running her own stylish blog, called Wrays of Sunshine— because this lady is the field guide to a brighter life! And I wanna share what Brianna does to stay positive, and how she helps… Continue reading Meet Brianna Wray, Co-Founder of CFC

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DIY, Holidays, Home

Handmade Holiday: Distressed Frames

Always a fail safe, shots taken on vacations or road trips make for great gifts! Learn how to distress your wooden frames and give 'em a new life! I put my pics in wooden frames I distress with stain, paint, sandpaper and a little polyurethane seal or food grade wax. If you're not printing at home,… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Distressed Frames

DIY, Holidays, Home

Handmade Holiday: Paintings

Time to paint something! You can plan a painting beforehand, or feel it out—either way, the result will be a beautiful extension of yourself! Follow along to prepare, paint and seal a surface yourself. Start with any object that needs a good coating or a cool design, like a porcelain sculpture, metal tile, gessoed canvas, plain masonite… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Paintings

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Handmade Holiday: Burlap Throwdown

Woah—there's a million things to do with burlap, and boy, is it hot this year! We've seen so many factory patterned burlaps— but you know we're gonna make our own! So here's our Awesome 2014 DIY Burlap list, jam-packed with easy projects you could do with a few simple materials like fabric paint, stencils, and sewing stuff! When… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Burlap Throwdown

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Handmade Holiday: Ball Jar Soap Dispensers

While you'll have to source your own Ball Jar, lid, soap pump and matching washer, from there, you just give it a little elbow grease, spray a rust protective coating, and piece it together! Follow along, we'll show you how! For the Antique Lovers If you want the authentic look, get those antique jars from flea… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Ball Jar Soap Dispensers

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Handmade Holidays: Bottle Cap Magnets

Have a Drink, Make a Magnet! These are great gifts any time of year, and could not be any easier to make! Call your friends up, drink some dranks and glue magnets to the backs of your caps. If you wanna get more creative, use the inside of the cap as the centerpiece, and put… Continue reading Handmade Holidays: Bottle Cap Magnets

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Handmade Holiday: Repurposed Comics

Those musty comics in your friends basement + whatever item around the house that would be more fun plastered in them = one helluva great handmade gift! At Catfight Craft, we're all about repurposing items to preserve their memory, craft a new story, and save the environment. There's so many ways to salvage unusable comics, we wanted to… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Repurposed Comics

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Handmade Holiday: Distressed Metal Tiles

Old metal things make great gifts! Dazzle your antique lovers with a refinished metal tile. Local flea markets and thrift stores are a great place to source wares ripe for refinishing. You could refinish a tile like these in about 5 days, most of which is dry time. These are from the Fremont flea market—and they… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Distressed Metal Tiles

Holidays, Recipes

Handmade Holiday: Candied Spiced Nuts

Candied nuts don't require much effort or time in this simple recipe— a combination of Martha Stewart's bake times, Bri's nuts, and a little extra sugar n spice. The Quick Version The sugars melt as the nuts toast, saving time over the stove top method. Try candied nuts and their sugary crumbs in salads, banana bread, pancakes and… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Candied Spiced Nuts

DIY, Holidays, Recipes

Handmade Holiday: Recipe Cards

Handwritten, homemade recipes are thoughtful, classic gifts! Use our template to get started. My mother frames our great grandma's handwritten dessert cards on her kitchen wall—they're a work of art, a constant reminder of grams, and a family tradition, after all! She put so much love into her cookies, it shows all over those used… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Recipe Cards

Happy Christmas Fireplace Block Print by Brianna, CFC
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Handmade Holiday: Linoleum Block Printing

Block printing is a great way to make your own original cards and works of art. Use prints as cards, frame them like posters, make book covers, or decoupage them on wood like it's the 70's, and self-expression couldn't be more natural than rejoining paper to its origin! The possibilities are endless, and all look professional!… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Linoleum Block Printing

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Handmade Holiday: Illustrated Map of Memories

Family and friends devour anything that reminds them of good times past, so turn your memories into art! Turn your Memories into Art I created a pretty literal black and white interpretation of my home state using Adobe Illustrator. I outlined Indiana and it's counties, and filled them with 2 different free fonts downloaded from DaFont.com.… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Illustrated Map of Memories

Acid Etched Cups
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Handmade Holiday: Acid Etched Glasses

My friend loves games, characters, cards, dice—whatever is cartoonish and fun. So I made these cutie petootie Acid Etched Glasses last year for his birthday! Follow our tutorial and you can etch mirrors, picture frame glass, windows, cups—anything your heart desires! There are a few ways to do it, but the easiest, most professional route… Continue reading Handmade Holiday: Acid Etched Glasses

Challenges, DIY, Holidays, Home

12 Happy Days of Handcrafted Gifts

Follow along for the next 12 days, and we'll show you what to make everyone on your list, from the antique lovers, foodies, artists— and even mom! Christmas sneaks up fast after Thanksgiving, and no matter how much prepping you've done, there's always more to do! It's like everyone's birthday all at once! So to… Continue reading 12 Happy Days of Handcrafted Gifts

Events, Giveaways, Holidays, Home, News

Free Ornaments with $60+ Purchase on Etsy

It's our first year making holiday ornaments by hand, and while we set out to give them to family and friends, there's just too many leftovers! So we're giving them away with every $60 or more purchase on Catfight Craft Etsy! These trees go from just a dash of glitter to outright fabulous—and you can choose how… Continue reading Free Ornaments with $60+ Purchase on Etsy

Daddy Likes Leather Bracelets
Introductions, Leather

Daddy Likes Leather

Catfight Craft's own James Potter handcrafted these studded cuffs and rockstar bracelets for free-spirited souls who need fabulous accessories. These tough mothers are built to last! They're available on Etsy— or James can make any bracelet to compliment your style. Email CatfightCraft@gmail.com, or use the custom request button on an Etsy listing with requests. Thanks! Thanks! ❤ —Catfight Craft and our… Continue reading Daddy Likes Leather

Fall Tree Leather Journal
Introductions, Leather

Handmade Leather Journals by Dad

Catfight Craft's own James Potter handcrafts wallets, bracelets and leather book covers like these natured theme ones. The hand sewn, stamped and carved leather starts as a single hide, then James hammers patterns, textures and sometimes paints the surface to create a unique work of art. The 200 page lined notebooks are replaceable, too—see them on Etsy, shop CatfightCraft.com… Continue reading Handmade Leather Journals by Dad

Fascinators, Leather

Go from Zero to Sezy with a Handcrafted Hair Clip

Our fascinators are one-of-a-kind, hand sealed and hand sewn works of art. We source vintage buttons from the heart of Seattle's best flea markets, and upcycle feathers, mystery lace and other found gems when we can salvage them. Some little ladies are brand spankin' new—we can't always resist the sheen! But all of them are built… Continue reading Go from Zero to Sezy with a Handcrafted Hair Clip

Challenges, DIY, Home

Create an Inspiring Wall Challenge

One of the best ways I keep chugging along strong is by dedicating organizational, free-flowing and visual walls for my inspirations and goals. Nothing is as satisfying as seeing an outline of memories and plans. Wall 1: Business My business wall has 3 frosted glass Ikea boards, perfect for highly organized Expo marker list making… Continue reading Create an Inspiring Wall Challenge

Jada Teal Fascinator by Catfight Craft
Fascinators, Leather

Leather & Lace

After months of perfecting our technique, Brianna and I have unleashed our fabulous polka-dotted leather & lace fascinators unto the world. These rockin' ladies roll deep, and are the centerpiece of any occasion! Make your own statement with a handcrafted hair accessory from Seattle! View our rockin' hair clips on Etsy, shop direct from Catfight Craft, or request a… Continue reading Leather & Lace

Leather

Leather Bracelets by Dad

Bethany's Dad, James, has picked up some new hobbies over the years, but he's a natural with the leather crafts. He stains, hand sews, carves, paints and stamps hides for all sorts of functional & wearable goodies — Visit Catfight Craft's Etsy or shop CatfightCraft.com direct for unique handcrafted leather bracelets and cuffs designed by James Potter. Thanks! ❤ —Catfight Craft

Fascinators, Leather

Champagne Steampunk Fascinator

This handcrafted hair accessory is perfect for everyday wear, or a spicy night out on the town! Made from genuine leather, a vintage metal button, feathers, tulle and 2 sexy satin blends, this Champagne lady is ready for another round of whatever life's serving up! While this fascinator is sold out, view other wicked hair clips we've made on Catfight Craft's… Continue reading Champagne Steampunk Fascinator