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Kathy Cano-Murillo, The Crafty Chica. (Photo: Alcazar Creative)

Hi! I'm Kathy Cano-Murillo, The Crafty Chica! This is my home for all the handmade goods I make to sell. Everything on this site is handmade and/or designed (or curated) by me and my husband Patrick. 

We are third-generation Mexican-Americans, born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. Our art and crafts celebrate desert life, Latino style and being hyper creatives. 

For DIY projects, check out my award-winning site!

"Official: third-person bio:

Kathy Cano-Murillo, The Crafty Chica, is the founder of the award-winning site, Crafty, specializing in creativity. She is a former syndicated newspaper columnist and now a full-time creativepreneur and has authored a dozen books, including two novels and the best seller – Forever Frida. Crafty Chica designs have been sold on HSN, at Barnes & Noble, Michaels, and hundreds of pottery, craft, and fabric shops across the country. Kathy’s mission is to promote positivity via creativity! Features include Forbes, The New York Times, Buzzfeed+ more.