Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

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Confession Time: I love my comfort zone. I would stay there every day all day quite happily. I’d rather not take a risk. I’d rather not try new stuff. I’d rather not meet new people. Really. In my heart I’d rather stay in my comfort zone. Forever. BUT I know that I can’t live that […]

Top 5 Resources I Use & Love

Top 5 Resources I Use and Love

Every now and again I come across some resources that become an everyday part of my blogging tools. These are the things I turn to all the time for answers or that I know I can trust to deliver. I wanted to share some of these with you – my current Top 5 Resources for […]

Quick Tip: Pinterest Messages

Quick Tip New Pinterest Messages

Did you notice that Pinterest introduced a new feature recently? Pinterest Messages. Now you can send messages from within Pinterest itself. I had read a couple of things about this but couldn’t for the life of me find it in my Pinterest profile. I had looked everywhere and given up! But today I found it […]

Photo a Day for Creatives


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

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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

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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

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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: […]