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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 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 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 a new book coming out in July 2019. It's called Forever Frida (Simon & Schuster/Adams Media). Kathy has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed+ more.