Every effort we can take, no matter how small, is worthy in trying to tackle the biggest challenge of our generation: Climate Change. We think about sustainability in everything we do. In this post, we’ll go through some of the efforts we’re taking to be an eco-friendly small business you can be proud to work with.… Read More Eco friendly and carbon-neutral shopping: showcasing our sustainability efforts
Children in the USA are not getting enough to eat and we want to help. Together with our family, we designed a bandana that can be used as a no-sew mask to raise funds to end child hunger for No Kid Hungry. … Read More “No Kid Hungry” Limited Edition Fundraiser Bandana
UPDATED 8/4/20. The COVID-19 pandemic is creating big changes everywhere we look. We want to help. Here’s how we’re doing our part, plus some thoughtful hopes for the future.… Read More A Note from Walnut on COVID-19 and the National Emergency
We’re all under COVID-19 lockdown together! Here are our best maker projects and quarantine activities ideas that we’re doing to keep from going stir-crazy (other than streaming television!)… Read More 23 Ideas to Keep Yourself Occupied During the COVID-19 Crisis
We’re taking extra-tender care of all your gifts during the COVID crisis.… Read More Free Gift Wrap During the COVID-19 Crisis
We are delighted to introduce our new shop assistant, Tanuki the Siberian kitten.… Read More Meet Tanuki, Our New Shop Kitten
How can we survive making crafts into the future? And is there any point to making crafts when machines and factories are so good, so prevalent, and make goods so affordably?
In this post, we’re going to meditate a little on the value of craft and craftsmanship, and the future as we see it.
This weekend we lost our family member and shop cat, Huskey. Huskey entered our lives one day, 3 months after we got married, when he was about 12 weeks old, so we have always romantically assumed that he was born on our wedding day. We marked the years of our marriage with his age. Valerie… Read More In memory of Huskey, the greatest shop cat who ever lived
We have a lot to celebrate, both big and small. Here are a few notable moments from our 2019. … Read More 2019 Year in Review: Celebrating Milestones
On 12/20/2019 — one of the most critical days for shipping holidays orders in time — the power went out for 21 hours across the entirety of North Tillamook County. In this post, we’ll share how we managed to keep orders shipping out during a power outage, including gear lists of what was essential, and what we wished we’d had! … Read More Power Outage! ⚡ An Unusual Day in the Life at Walnut Studiolo