20 Bad Ass Girl Power Moments of 2014

The ushering in of the New Year always brings about contemplation and a bit of nostalgia. Let’s take a few moments to remember the stories from 2014 that fill us with pride and hope for womankind.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttMonica Gryoke gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of Two James Distillery in Detroit.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttThe James sisters of Drought Juice in Detroit teach us about juice that’s alive.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttPaige and Gunner show us that dog’s are a girls’ best friend.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttStephanie Revennaugh teaches us to see the beauty in our own backyard.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttThe horse wranglers at Mountain Sky Ranch let us know that the best man for the job is a woman.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttGlass artist, Ona Magaro, reminds us that passion and hard work make for the right combination to start your own business.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttI give a few pointers in the backpackers’ guide to surviving a Montana adventure.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttI explore some of the best hot springs that Montana and Wyoming have to offer, come rain or shine.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttI share a few photography filter hacks to bring new life to vacation photos.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttCaitlin Kerr of Foxglove Studios in Chicago reminds us that a career switch to the job of your dreams is possible if you take it one step at a time.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttCrafting time can be the best quality time. My mom and I give a helpful guide on how to make a rain chain.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttBukola shares stories about her past and present, from life in Nigeria to living in Portland. She also teaches us the Japanese craft of Monigami.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttAimee Inouye shows us that handmade furniture beats ready to assemble pieces any day of the week.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttThe Building Hugger, Amy Nicole Swift, makes Detroit a better place one house at a time.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttI take a look at social media and how women are portrayed. Find out how changing your media consumption can create worthwhile affects.
Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttXimena Bedoya explores the transformation of her plastic art through a series of breathtaking gifs. Take a look here.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttAnne Bujold of Riveted Rabbit Studio in Portland inspires us to take classes and learn about what interests us. It pays off in the long run.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttMeegan Czop of Rebuilding Exchange in Chicago does her part in changing the dialogue of what women can do, one demolition after another.

Best of 2014 / Crafted in CarharttI explore the lives and contributions of six amazing women in history. They all make for great costume ideas when Halloween rolls around as well.