Posts Tagged "Mondo Spider"

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire

Posted by on Jul 15, 2011 in Crafts, Highlight, Photos, Why I Love Vancouver | 2 comments

There’s so much I want to say about Vancouver’s first Maker Faire that I’ve put off writing this post for nearly three weeks. In the interest of getting over this block, I’ve decided to write a series of posts about it. To sum up, Maker Faire blew my mind. It was the most fun I’ve had in a very long time, and I generally have a lot of fun. The vibe of creativity and community was nearly palpable. There was an utter lack of pretentiousness – no matter a maker’s passion, ideas were shared and lessons taught. It was like a creative, educational UTOPIA....

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Maker Faire Excitement

Posted by on May 16, 2011 in Crafts, Events, Highlight, Why I Love Vancouver | 0 comments

Oh how I wish I could attend the Maker Faire in California next weekend. (Or the one in Detroit in July, or New York in September…) Next year, I hope! But I’m not terribly disappointed, because next month Vancouver will host its first community-organized Mini Maker Faire. Sanctioned by O’Reilly – the folks behind MAKE magazine, CRAFT online, and Maker Faire – these smaller, local “mini” events are pretty freaking awesome. And the one in Vancouver is going to be anything but mini. It’s going to be huge. And I’ll be there, doing a Mighty Ugly workshop...

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