One of the handles on my dresser broke. I’ve had the handles replaced once since I got the dresser and matching bedside table/ dresser. The handles I had on it for years were nice looking but plasticy. So, I wanted to find something I would like better this time. But, not something that would outshine the dressers.… Read the rest
Books get broken. Some can be repaired. Some aren’t worth repairing but could be repurposed/ upcycled instead. Book art is nice to see but, I think it needs to be practical so we aren’t just creating clutter but something useful too.
I don’t have many hard cover books these days. I miss them.
When you buy a book now it’s either a paperback or a bigger sized paperback book.… Read the rest
I became more interested in bookmarks after my friend, Deanna, asked to use one of my drawings for a bookmark she wanted to print out for the First Annual Bookmark Collectors Virtual Convention. Before that I never put a lot of thought into bookmarks. I had a few, I lost a few and a few were mangled when they fell out of my book and into the depths of my purse.… Read the rest
Most businesses need to reconsider keeping a blog for something which would work better for consumers and take less time and energy for the business to maintain.
Why Develop a Blog When a Static Page Will Do?
I was reading a post which encourages businesses to have a blog, as if that is all they need to do.
I made a zine, once. I didn’t distribute it. So I’m the only one who knows about it. But, the process was fun. Before I had a computer I hand wrote the contents, doodled and cut and pasted the rest. Then put my pages together with a cover. It was about the paranormal and the unexplained.… Read the rest
Found as a hashtag on Twitter – #GeekGirlProblems
What is a Geek Girl problem you may wonder? According to the posts on Twitter they include:
- Finding a Buffy and Spike wedding cake topper.
- Wanting white hair like Storm in X-Men.
- Locating or making DIY designer bookcases.
- Trainer at the gym might be a Cylon.
Most are about fictional characters… is that all there is to Geek Girls?… Read the rest
Fancy Pants: How to Design a Brooch Bouquet
San Francisco Budget Wedding: DIY Bright Idea: How to Assemble a Vintage Brooch Bouquet
Offbeat Bride: How to DIY Your Own Brooch Bouquet
Where to Buy:
A blog book tour is usually hosted by a book author, one blogger or a tour service and consists of several bloggers making scheduled posts on their blogs, networking with social media, in order to promote the book for the author.
Tours are held for a new book release but could be used as promotion for a book already available.… Read the rest
A blog network is a group of people writing together to cover a set of topics all as part of the same larger group.
- Some blog networks are writers with their own unique blogs, only connected through the network as a way of building a community, such as 9Rules.
- Another kind of network is more like an ezine where the writers post to one site, like Blogging Tips, Smashing Magazine, or Salon.com