Writing Samples

From 2009 – 2011, Steph Calvert wrote Gettin’ Made for OC Weekly. The thrice-weekly blog posts were all about indie arts and crafts news in Orange County and beyond, and were a great excuse to use the word thrice in a sentence.

Photo from Steph’s Dryer Balls tutorial for OC Weekly

Click here for the full Gettin’ Made post archives. 

Don’t have time to scroll through all of the archives? Here are a few choice samples from Steph’s Gettin’ Made posts:

“I’ve Got Big (Dryer) Balls” – a tutorial on how to make your own wool dryer balls

“Whip it Good” – Steph visits a L.A. Derby Dolls roller derby exhibition bout promoting the movie Whip It

“Dye, Dye, Dye My Darlin” – Steph tests out some Tulip fabric dye products with fellow Long Beach Craft Mafia members

“Cool as a Cucumber Soda” – a tutorial on how to make your own cucumber flavored soda

“Pictures from Yesterday’s Patchwork Show” - a recap of Patchwork, a popular local indie craft fair

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