craft supplies

September/October brings change of season, and fresh starts and frivolity and seriousness too. So for a break from whipup realtime I am introducing a few weeks of guest bloggers to liven up your crafty experience. To bring you something fresh, and hopefully invigorate you to make and do and be and think! Its going to be a fun few weeks so come along for the ride.

I am really happy to welcome Jessica Jones from the much loved design blog how about orange, which features DIY tutorials, free printables, and design inspiration from around the web. Jessica is a graphic designer in the Chicago area. In addition to corporate identities and marketing collateral, her work includes a line of fabrics that have appeared on products at Nordstrom and The Land of Nod, as well as in magazines such as Glamour and Family Circle.

Orange craft supply round up

I’m not sure why sunny citrus hues are so pleasing to my eyeballs, but if it comes in orange, I want it! I love to get off the computer and make things by hand, and my stash of crafty goodies contains a healthy dose of tangerine, too. Papers, fabrics, paints, scissors… not to mention my beloved Swingline stapler. For your orangespiration, here are some of my favorite tools and supplies.

Clockwise from top: Craft knife $5.25, cutting mat $22, handmade buttons $7.99, baker’s twine $15, felt tip brush pen $2.25, washi paper $6.00, pencil case $15, masking tape set $24, stapler $21.95, treat bags $7.