The CRAFT NAPA Blog Hop is now completed, and the winner of the $500 gift certificate to is Janet Avery from Jenny Lyon’s blog post!

Congratulations, Janet! Please email me at to redeem your gift certificate.

In other news, there are just three days left to register for workshops and events at CRAFT NAPA!


The full catalog can be found here:




And here is a new addition to the Crafting a Life website: a shortlist of some of my favorite places to wine, dine, and shop while in Napa:

Pokey's Picks


I want to thank all of the teachers for participating in the hop, and to Cheryl Sleboda for organizing it:

Jane LaFazio –
Lynn Krawczyk –
Judy Coates Perez –
Jenny K. Lyon –
Jamie Fingal –
Melanie Testa –
Elizabeth St. Hilaire –
Leslie Jenison –
Carrie Bloomston –
Cheryl Sleboda –


Hope everyone enjoys a creative weekend!