#ShopLocal | Holiday 2015 Review

This holiday season, I gave myself a challenge to #shoplocal, and buy from more local makers, as well as make some of my holiday gifts. This wasn’t too difficult of a feat, as I frequent quite a few local markets and have Etsy as one of my go-to sites for online shopping. I love purchasing Read More …

Goals for 2016: Makers Edition

We have good feelings about 2016. The year has yet to begin, and we’re already excited about the possibilities of what fun things we’ll get our hands into. I’m big into goal-setting, and what better way to start the year off then by setting some goals. Here’s a few goals we have for Make San Read More …

2015 Year-in-Review

A few months ago, Make San Antonio celebrated our one year anniversary. In a little over a year, we feel we’ve accomplished so much as a new start up. From an idea of starting a makerspace to kicking off a membership drive, although our goal didn’t pan out the way we originally envisioned, our plans Read More …

Last Minute DIY Holiday Gifts

As the holidays approach, it seems everyone wants a gift that is both thoughtful and easy on the wallet. DIY gifts are a great approach because they add a homemade touch, allowing your personality to show while also being budget-friendly. The following are five customizable gift ideas for anyone in your life: Terrarium Jar This may Read More …

#MakerMonday | Meet Madison Cooper

While you may have already read introductions from the Make San Antonio team, you have yet to meet our newest addition. Madison Cooper is Make San Antonio’s first volunteer. Madison found Make San Antonio through our profile on SA2020, she was “looking to be apart of a meaningful organization” and stumbled upon us. We’re happy Read More …

#MakerMonday | Interview with Maker Mama

There is no doubt that San Antonio is a creative hub; with a range of diverse cultures, how could the city not be? Last week, I had the opportunity to talk with one of the most influential bloggers in the city, Amy Johnson from Maker Mama. She has been running her blog for nearly six years, Read More …

Makevember 2015 | Week Two

We’re two weeks into Makevember, and we’ve featured an assortment of makers from all different backgrounds and locales. Here’s a short recap of the folks we’ve featured this week: Monday, November 9 | Klepac & Co. Makers come in all different styles. Today’s Makevember feature is of Klepac and Co. (AKA Your Modern Couple). We’re huge Read More …

Makevember 2015 | Week One

We’re one week into Makevember, and we’ve already featured a nice array of makers and arts & crafts shows. Here’s a short recap of the folks we’ve featured this week: Sunday, November 1 | Makevember Last year, we held our inaugural #Makevember event and had a blast. Check out the hashtag to see what went Read More …

Weekend Warrior | Inkodye Obsessed

My love affair with inkodye started when a Darby Smart subscription box came in the mail last fall. I received a sunfold printing kit, and got to work. I’m usually the type of person to botch a craft project at my first attempt so I was dreading what the outcome would be with this project. Read More …