Photo a Day for Creatives

#ctmonthinthelife

I’m planning to take part in a new photo a day challenge aimed especially at creative crafty types. It is called #CTMonthintheLife and is being run by Jess over at Create and Thrive. I took an online course with Jess last year all about running and growing your handmade business, and although I haven’t really […]

Tools I Use: Swank Child Theme

Tools I Use Swank Theme

Every now and again I share some of the blogging tools I use and today I want to share about my latest WordPress theme. The theme is what sets up the look of a WordPress site. It generally sets the layout areas and their sizes as well as the fonts and colours. Some themes are […]

Getting Social

getting social

Even when I don’t find time to blog, I find time to check in on social media. Whether it is sharing a crochet post on Facebook or a picture of my progress on a craft project on Instagram, I’m often reading and visiting with friends… and just being social! Here’s some of the things I […]

The Big List of Crafters on Instagram

calling crafters on instagram

Wouldn’t it be cool to have a big list of people on Instagram who were into craft? I thought so too so I put the call out there and gathered a list of crafters on Instagram. There is everything here. Crochet. Knitting, Sewing. Quilting, Jewellery. Toys. Stitching. And there is room for more. Check out […]

Calling Crafters on Instagram

calling crafters on instagram

Are you on Instagram? Do you share your craft projects there? Or maybe progress shots of the crafts you are working on? Quilt blocks? Dresses you’re sewing? Crochet blankets? Cute plush toys? Handmade jewellery? Well, I want you! I want to create The Big List of Crafters on Instagram, with links to your Instagram account […]

Tools I Use: Chrome

google chrome

One thing I love about bloggers is their willingness to share what they know with each other. I have found many useful tools and learnt tips and tricks from other bloggers. So in that spirit I want to share tips and tools I use to make my life easier when I’m working online. Web Browser: […]

Social Media Sunday

Craft

It has been a while since I’ve shared some posts from social media. For me social media is a place where I can share fabulous things I find that I may not write a whole blog post about. They might be free patterns I come across, sales that fabric stores are having, competitions to enter, […]

Tools I Use: Alarms

Using alarms to stay on task

One of my biggest downfalls is that I tend to get distracted. I have lots of tasks in my head all floating around and waiting for me to do them. Often I write a big list of all the tasks and that helps get them out of my head – sort of – but I […]

Blogging Stuff

blogging stuff rich pins flares

I spend a lot of time blogging here so it is a good thing that I LOVE it! I love making things to write about but I also love the tech side of running a website and making it function the way I want it to. Every now and again people ask me about how […]

How to Close iPhone Apps

how to close iphone apps and save your battery life

Have you ever picked up your iPhone to make a call and found there is not enough battery life left? It seems to happen to me ALL the time! My phone is relatively new and I although I have it on all day and with me, I don’t make a lot of calls so it […]