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Dios de Los Muertos-style Jack ‘O Lantern

Dios de Los Muertos-style Jack ‘O Lantern

…being a huge fan of Dios de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) imagery, I decided to create this...

Jack O’ Lantern Wine Bottle

Jack O’ Lantern Wine Bottle

Here’s a simple way to turn your favorite bottle of wine into a cute housewarming gift or spooky centerpiece...

Dollar Store Foam Pumpkin Topiary

Dollar Store Foam Pumpkin Topiary

Mark is a huge Halloween fanatic. It’s one of his favorite holidays to craft and decorate for.

Mark’s Halloween Tree

Mark’s Halloween Tree

This photo is a small hint at the exploding "fabulosity" that is Mark's Treetopia DIY Queens and Kings blog...

The RealSimple Method to Organizing Every Room And How To Keep It That Way

The RealSimple Method to Organizing Every Room And How To Keep It That Way

Whether you’re a neat freak (a place for everything and everything in its place) or a packrat (think Hoarders)...

Gilded Insect Wall Plaques

Gilded Insect Wall Plaques

These Gilded Insect Wall Plaques didn’t break the bank to make and have a touch of sophistication about them.

Coffee Can Halloween Luminaries

Coffee Can Halloween Luminaries

Mark was gifted a bunch of old coffee cans from a friend who thought Mark might be able to...

Dollar Store Halloween Wreaths

Dollar Store Halloween Wreaths

Looking for some inexpensive Halloween decor? Mark shares three wreaths that are sure to impress and won’t break the...

Our Creative Team

Cindi McGee

Cindi McGee

Creative Arts Designer

Cindi has been working in the craft industry for 15 years as a mixed-media artist.  She is multi-published via web TV, websites, books and magazines, and enjoys experimenting with many types of mixed-media to create home decor, jewelry, wearable fashion, textured/dimensional projects and paper crafts.  Her motto is “Dare to be Different.”

And and Karen Mitchell

And and Karen Mitchell

Creative Arts Designers

We’re excited to announce that Ann and Karen Mitchell, of AnKara Designs, are now designing creative projects for When Creativity Knocks! Jewelry designers, authors and teachers, Ann and Karen bring 27 years of experience to our craft table.

Scott Pfeiffer

Scott Pfeiffer

Producer/Director

Scott is a media professional with over thirty years of experience in video production, graphic design and marketing. Scott has created television and radio commercials, corporate and promotional videos, and print advertising and collateral materials. As the marketing services manager for a large European musical instrument company, Scott travelled to trade shows and distributors in Europe and Asia, and ran a 60+ trade and educational show program. He was awarded an Emmy  in 1986 for his editing of a documentary that ran on the FOX owned television stations. Scott is the producer, director, shooter and webmaster of When Creativity Knocks.