Ep 40 - Crafty Chica & Perseverance

Hello listeners! 

We're back with another episode this week and this time, we had a conversation with Kathy Cano-Murillo also known as Crafty Chica! 

Kathy is an author, artist & founder of the award-winning brand, CraftyChica. She spreads the gospel of glitter – literally through her DIY projects and figuratively through her speeches, workshops, books, and essays. A former syndicated columnist for The Arizona Republic, she is now a full-time creativepreneur which has led multiple Crafty Chica mass retail product lines, and partnerships with Coca-Cola, HSN, HP, WordPress, Disney & many others. She has authored seven craft books and two novels and has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed+ more. Kathy is Mexican-American, a native Phoenician, mom of two, a wifey, and owner of five Chihuahuas!

Kathy’s life’s mission to inspire others to bring out their inner sparkle – and to see the sparkle in others. She believes in paying it forward and setting a positive example. She uses CraftyChica.com to share all the little and big things that make life sweet!

Kathy is awesome and during our conversation, she gave us great life lessons with her fantastic storytelling. We talked about her recent quinceañera for her blog, how she purchased her kids a website when they turned 16, the importance of investing in yourself and more.

Thank you Kathy for opening the doors of your studio! 

Coffee of the day: Tres leches cafe in Phoenix, AZ. 

Learn more about Kathy: Her website Crafty Chica and @craftychica on all things social