Monday, January 28, 2013

I don't have craft hoarding-itis

People think that craft hoarding is a disease. And it is a sickness. One that has been seriously diagnosed for years. I'm here to set the record straight. There is absolutely nothing wrong with me wanting to purchase every craft supply known to mankind and keep it until someday "soon" when I will use it. The problem is that I don't have the space to adequately store these supplies so that when I DO find a free minute I can't find what I bought and need to buy it all over again. It isn't Craft Hoarding-itis ... it is Small Space-osis.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Craft Definition: Procraftinating

There will always be laundry that needs to be washed. or folded. or put away. There is a constant stream of dirty dishes making its way towards the sink. Dinnertime arrives every 24 hours. But inspiration is not constant. We must create while we are inspired to do so. Because housework can wait... some more.

Indulge in a little procraftination. Craft up a little fun while all the "must dos" turn into "must do laters". 

Monday, January 14, 2013

You are a Source of Awesome

Those of us who blog came to the internet to share. We put out content free for others to read, use, enjoy, and share. Some bloggers have ads or sponsored posts in an attempt to create an income. Even so, in most cases the content is free for anyone with internet access.

We like to share. We LOVE to share. For most bloggers, all you have to do is ask, and we will happily agree to you sharing our content. The right way. Use a single picture, a brief summary, and link back to us as the original source. Share our posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. It is flattering that you are a big enough fan of our work that you want to share it with others. 

We want to be awesome. We love it when you think that we are awesome. Please be just as awesome in return.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Pinterest is Not a Source

Pinterest is a great archive of ideas. Just like the library is an archive of information. We can go to either to be inspired, be entertained, or kill time.

It is not the walls of the library that give us inspiration, it is the content on the shelves. And it is not Pinterest that gives us great ideas, it is the blogs and websites that have content curated there.

Before assuming that an idea originated on Pinterest, consider first that the idea is original. The source is out there.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Resolutions I Wish My Social Media Friends Made

A blogging friend of mine sent me this list of New Year's Resolutions she wishes her Social Media Friends made.  I'm sure you can relate to most, if not all of these!
1. No more duck lips.
2. No more "poor me" whining for every post.
3. Less photos of your wine.
4. Less self portrait shots.......I really don't need a daily shot.
5. No more status updates that are really meant for one person. 
What New Year's Resolutions do you wish YOUR online friends made? Add them in the comments!