Circle Canopy A good way to recycle an old leather skirt and cardboard!
Record Clocks Love your old LPs but don't know what to do with them?
Heart Pendant Valentine's day is coming up! Say you love her with twisted wire, pearlescent beads, and austrian crystals.
Rose Hair Pins Next time you have a formal event that needs a touch of femininity try these floral clips for a breathtaking "je ne sais quoi".
Bohemian Celebration Magical swags of fabric and sparkling beads gleaming candlelight finish off the aura for an enchanted evening with good friends.
Enamel Swirl Jewelry Box For those of you who need to rid yourselves of old nailpolish this is the perfect project for doing just that while creating your very own enamel masterpiece.
Wall Mums Light as air crysanthemums add an ethereal magic to any surface.
Map Purse The Map Purse is a great gift for others or a fun piece of memorabilia to tote around town-just in case you get lost.
Circus Lamp This striking piece of circus art can provide colorful flair to any room in the house. So whether you're going for clown-around chic, or big-top fun, this look is anything but recycled.
Sawhorse Bookshelf What are sawhorses good for if you don't have a shop to use them in. A fab project to do with any old A-frames you might have laying around.
Mosaic Mirror A great project that uses all the dishes you don't.
Jeweled Dresser Using beads, glitter, old trinkets, buttons and plastic toys, create a one of a kind dresser for all your storage needs.
Ribbon Shoe Clips I remember my grandmother used to love to wear shoe clips for a little flair in the foot department. They aren't very common anymore but I, personally, would love to see them come back and love wearing mine around.
Baby Room Flags Every baby needs to start learning his ABCs. Make it easy with these colorful, simple, ABC flags for their room.
June 15, 2010 New Media Contact Information I have signed with a new manager. For all media inquiries, please go to:
Turk TV Management
June 15, 2010 Neighborhood Crafts Crafts inspired by the charming neighborhood of Venice, CA.
July 7, 2010 Sonya's Original Reel
April 17, 2010 Spokesperson for Provo Craft My latest T.V. appearances have been as a spokesperson for the awesome craft giant Provo Craft demonstrating the Yudu, Cricut Create, and YourStory on the Shopping Channel.
January 12, 2010 UCLA Commons Classes I've taken a position at UCLA Family Commons a family wellness center bringing the science of UCLA into the community as their Artist-in-Residence. I create all the creative displays associated with the center and teach a Mommy and Me Eco-Crafting Class every Tuesday from 9:30-12 a.m. Drive by and see the window or stop in for a class.
November 25, 2009 Fall Napkin Ring/Centerpiece for Craft: Yet another use for the egg carton! Flowers Link
October 15, 2009 Marzipan Animals for Craft: Marzipan Animals are fun, easy to make, and cute as can be!
October 22, 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox My costume won the Fantastic Mr. Fox costume competition and is featured on the movie's homepage! I am so thrilled! Take a peek: Fantastic Mr. Fox Homepage
December 1, 2008 Pearl Headband Video on Craft: Blog Need to make a Christmas gift for your girlfriends? Check out my video on the CRAFT: magazine blog on how to make a woven pearl headband.
Pearl Headband Video
November 6, 2008 Cake Stand D.I.Y. Video for Craft: Ever wonder how to make a cake stand with dishes you have lying around the house? Check out my video on the CRAFT: magazine blog!
Cake Stand Video
May 30, 2008 Deserving Design Clips Deserving Design Clips of Sonya!
June 1, 2008 Book Expo America Signing Come to join me at table 26, 11:30 - 12:30 p.m. in the author signing area at Book Expo America at the Los Angeles Convention Center. I'll be signing copies of Beadalicious alongside some pretty big names including Salman Rushdie and Jack Canfield. Yowzers!
Bookworms click here!
May 28, 2008 Naughty Secretary Club Jen Perkins of Naughty Secretary Club fame and host of Craftlab wrote a juicy review/interview of Beadalicious.
April 23, 2008 Pink of Perfection Guest Post Check out the Daisy Boot project from "Beadalicious" on Sarah McColl's very cool blog
March 22, 2008 Bay Area Maker Faire! I had a clothing makeover booth at the Maker Faire May 3-4 in Palo Alto. It was great fun and I won a Blue Ribbon for my teaching skills!
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February 5, 2008 Working with Raven Symone on DIY Series Hi Y'all! I'm developing crafts with the talented and hilarious Raven Symone for a show that will begin airing on the internet in March. I'll be on-camera as well so you've got to watch all of them to find me! Check out the pre-Sonya projects from last season at:
February 24, 2008 Exceptional Review of Frill Check out this adorable review of Frill.
October 12, 2007 Watch Now ! ABC Family Appearance I was on a great show called Living the Life onABC Family to promote Frill October 12.
Watch Sonya Now!
September 19, 2007 Pre-order Beadalicious, my 2nd book now! Pre-order my next book today! The cover is awesome isn't it? I promise you'll love the fresh and simple beading projects!
Check it out!
September 5, 2007 Just for the Frill of It Reviewed In CRAFT: Magazine Craft: magazine says about "Just for the Frill of It": The word Frill had me worried that this book might be too froufrou for my taste, but au contraire- Nimr's style is lacy in a vintage punk kind of way. Her user friendly projects show how to chop and sew old tops into fresh and funky new duds. My favorite: a Vivienne Westwood-style cardigan made from an old V-neck sweater and a plaid skirt. A must read before heading for the Goodwill.
October 27, 2006 Craftlab- DIY Network Sonya shows viewers how to make a circus themed bedroom set using ductape as the primary tool! Styrofoam like you've never seen it. An illuminating effect. Airdate TBA
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December 24, 2004 Sonya Interviewed by Salt Lake City News Click here
November 2, 2009 Craft Classes @ UCLA Family Commons I will be teaching Mommy and Me craft classes at the UCLA Family Commons starting in January! The schedule will be on the UCLA Family Commons site real soon...