WhimseyboxTV: Craft Blogger Cliches!

Oh man, we had some fun making this video. It was the end of a busy video shoot day and we were joking about all of our favorite things, like gold spray paint, cupcakes…. well, just watch. (They’re probably some of yours, too!) Did we miss any good ones?

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Alicia DiRago is the founder and CEO of Whimseybox. She has led DIY events across the country and been featured in the Wall Street Journal. Alicia is a lifelong crafter and former chemical engineer obsessed with making everything from bracelets to (homebrewed) beer! You can find her personal DIY, fashion and design blog at dismountcreative.com.


  • Reply April 22, 2013


    Do NOT joke about gold spray paint. I would not be the woman I am today if it weren’t for spray painting everying – figuratively, metaphorically, and literally.

    • Reply April 22, 2013

      Alicia DiRago

      Hehehe, I know what you mean! We spent this weekend painting stuff too. A fresh coat of paint does wonders! (I’m also thinking of tacking an old file cabinet with a can of neon spray paint next weekend.)

  • Reply April 22, 2013

    Kimberly Hervey

    Hilarious!!! I am tired of the same ole DIY videos and blogs. You guys rock!

  • Reply April 22, 2013


    love it – this is hilarious, I have a mason jar full of glitter! it does rock!!!

  • Reply April 25, 2013


    Haha! Very fun. And yes – gold handle scissors. Always. :)

    • Reply April 25, 2013

      Alyssa Wible

      Can’t go wrong! Gold everything! haha

  • Reply April 25, 2013

    Chelsea C.

    Bahaha! Perfection. xo

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  • Reply May 7, 2014

    Liz C

    Hehe I just giggled so hard! Thanks for making this <3

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