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Concrete Castles

Concrete Castles

Mark has been wanting to fill sand castle molds with concrete for awhile now.

DIY Bird Bath

DIY Bird Bath

Mark LaFerney repurposes an old lamp to create a wonderful destination for his feathered friends.

Captured Fairy Jar

Captured Fairy Jar

Bring a little magic to the life of a special little one with an illuminated captured fairy jar.

Crafting with Wooden Crates and Pallets

Crafting with Wooden Crates and Pallets

Crafting with Wooden Crates and Pallets: 25 Simple Projects to Style Your Home by Natalie Wright

Terra Cotta Bird Feeder

Terra Cotta Bird Feeder

Mark LaFerney’s birds asked for a handmade bird feeder, so he obliged them with this. See how he did...

Etching Glass with Silkscreens!  A Stained Glass Pendant

Etching Glass with Silkscreens!  A Stained Glass Pendant

How this idea came to be…I have the pleasure of working with the Polymer Clay TV team. They not...

The Craft Kingdom

The Craft Kingdom

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned crafter, Eli Maor’s The Craft Kingdom is a wonderful resource for creative minds....

Handmade Rope Rug

Handmade Rope Rug

What to do when you need a new rug? Make one, of course! Mark used polypropylene rope and hot...

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.