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Up-cycled Peacock Feather Barrette

Up-cycled Peacock Feather Barrette

Have old barrettes or hair combs that need an update? I recently gave an old, worn faux leather barrette...

Glitter! A Celebration of Sparkle

Glitter! A Celebration of Sparkle

Filled with facts and tips, easy crafts and inspiring quotes, Glitter! A Celebration of Sparkle is an ode to...

New Crayon Melting-pen, yolapen, Revives Arts and Crafts

New Crayon Melting-pen, yolapen, Revives Arts and Crafts

Children can safely melt crayons to create vibrant, textured wax art with yolapen

Dia de Los Muertos in Los Angeles

Dia de Los Muertos in Los Angeles

Dia de Los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and by people...

Witches in the Window

Witches in the Window

Always the Halloween fan, Mark LaFerney has come up with another car stopping holiday window display. See how he did it here!

Dia de Los Muertos-style Jack ‘O Lantern

Dia de Los Muertos-style Jack ‘O Lantern

…being a huge fan of Dia 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.

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.