About Julie Finn

Julie Finn I'm a writer, crafter, Zombie Preparedness Planner, and homeschooling momma of two kids who will hopefully someday transition into using their genius for good, not the evil machinations and mess-making in which they currently indulge. I'm interested in recycling and nature crafts, food security, STEM education, and the DIY lifestyle, however it's manifested--making myself some underwear out of T-shirts? Done it. Teaching myself guitar? Doing it right now. Visit my blog Craft Knife for a peek at our very weird handmade homeschool life; my etsy shop Pumpkin+Bear for a truly odd number of rainbow-themed beeswax pretties; and my for links to articles about poverty, educational politics, and this famous cat who lives in my neighborhood.



Author Archives: Julie Finn

12 Upcycled Art Journals

July 15th, 2015 | by Julie Finn

Here are art journal tutorials that look like they will absolutely work, and that 100% use upcycled materials, and that seem, you know... really good!


Selfie Saturday: Craft Knife

July 11th, 2015 | by Julie Finn

I'm the one who does all the comic book and record album craft tutorials, and the one with the photos of my two kids doing all kinds of crazy stuff like wielding power tools and pipe swords, which some of you super like to yell at me about!



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