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Jul 28 2015
Marcea C.
Stitch N Pitch 2

  On Sunday, July 26,  Stitch N Pitch came to the Tampa Bay area. OttLite is headquartered in Tampa, FL so we definitely wanted to get involved! A national event for people who love the needlearts, Stitch N Pitch gathers needle artists and seats them together at a professional baseball game. Sponsored by The National NeedleArts Association and major/minor league baseball […]

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Jul 22 2015
Marcea C.
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Creating stencils has been a passion for Ed Roth since he was a teenager and started using stencils to customize furniture. The owner of the stencil company, Stencil1, Ed has created stencils that have been used in hotel rooms, shown on Martha Stewart’s television show and used to customize Converse sneakers. Read our interview with […]

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Jul 14 2015
Marcea C.
The Great Gatsby

With longer days, nice weather and vacations, summer is a great time to read those books you’ve been meaning to pick up.  It’s also a great time for new books since it’s prime time for new books to be published. There are plenty of lists out for you to find summer books from the traditional (NPR, […]

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Jul 07 2015
Marcea C.
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  We’re right in the middle of summer and here in Florida it’s hard to get around without a pair of sunglasses. While it’s great to have a pair, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of them and some of the inexpensive pairs aren’t that cute. So why not decorate them? I found this craft on modpodgerocks.com. […]

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Jun 25 2015
Chaya C
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July 4th, also known as Independence Day, is a time when Americans get together for food, fun and fireworks. Many houses and buildings are covered with bunting and other decorations to show their national spirit.  We have a simple craft inspired by a craft on JoAnn.com that will help you decorate your house while still […]