This is Your Sign to Book Your Craft Workshop/Party/Girls Night now!

As Always Pretty Busy takes on an exciting new direction, I’m thrilled to share that we’re expanding our creative horizons to host a variety of workshops and craft parties! From the delightful mix of Crafty Cocktails in collaboration with Pour More spirit of the month club and my awesome friend Abby Kelly of Linked by Alice fine permanent jewelry, where the art of mixology meets crafting adventures like flower arranging and candy kebabs, to the intimate gatherings for Girls’ Nights crafting charm necklaces, we’re embracing the joy of creation. Our offerings also include whimsical Kids’ Parties with Taylor Swift-themed art...

Is This My Teacher Era?

I’m just so excited. While running my store and my Etsy shop, my journey has been one of solitary crafting in my basement, diving into every art challenge, trend, and idea that sparked my interest. I’ve channeled my creativity into unique apparel, bags, jewelry, and accessories—my own takes on the amazing pieces I adore but are beyond my budget. The result? A basement overflowing with craft supplies and, quite often, a magnificent mess. But there’s more! It seems I might be entering my ‘teacher era.’ I began hosting very informal workshops, which quickly evolved beyond my wildest dreams—from team-building events...

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Soooo… it’s Tuesday. Mother’s Day is Sunday. In the HIGHLY UNLIKELY scenario the day snuck up on you (no need to ask me if it did for me – you already know) I’ve put together a curated list of adorable stuff you can get QUICKLY (ie from Amazon) and of course, some things you can order from Always Pretty Busy. Guaranteed before Mothers Day (for Atlanta pick up only) deadline is Thursday – but I’ll also make you a very cute IOU for you to wrap and ship the item later, if needed. Happy Hunting and let us know if...

Level Up Your Salami Rose!

Guys, I love a salami rose as much as the last girl.  A nicely presented grazing or charcuterie board makes me so happy.  I think a big enormous salami rose looks absolutely gorgeous… until someone actually wants to eat some salami.  The carnage!  Everyone is picking at that thing and not only is it a huge ass mess, it gives me very strong “pigeon with a french fry” vibes and while I’m always looking for that kind of joy in my life – I’m not about the mess it makes in my appetizers. When I’m at a party, I very...

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