Get Excited: Win a Free Ticket to SNAP!

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As creative professionals, it’s not only important to keep creating, it’s important to network. Learning how to network can be tricky, but thankfully the internet is overflowing with helpful networking tips and tricks. Another great way to make useful contacts is seeking out blogger conferences and places where like-minded, creative professionals get together to swap […]

“Grow Your Handmade Business” Book Review + Giveaway

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Let me just start by saying, Kari Chapin is really cool. And. Smart. And funny. If you’re the owner of a creative business, you’d be silly not to get yourself a copy of her book, “Grow Your Own Handmade Business.” This is an essential guide filled with advice, anecdotes, and insightful ideas that you can […]

Special Giveaway + Review of Mark Montano’s Latest Book

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If you’ve ever thought of creating a craft book but stopped because you didn’t know how on earth it would ever get published, today’s your lucky day. Mark Montano’s new book, How to Write and Publish a Bestselling Craft Book, is, as the title states, a step-by-step guide to writing, publishing, and promoting a craft […]

Craft Activism Book Giveaway

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UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who participated in this contest. The entries are now closed and we have picked a winner. Congratulations to Moni who said “I have not been very active, but would love to be more active.” Well, now you’ll get your chance Moni! Thanks again to everyone and keep and eye out […]

Crop for a Cause Swag Bag Giveaway Winner!

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Thank you so much to everyone who entered our last giveaway! Unfortunately, we only have one Crop for a Cause swag bag to giveaway and we had to pick our winner. Congratulations to Bethany! She told us that this is her favorite charity, “Donorschoose.org – It’s great to see the photos of the kids after they get […]

Crop for a Cause Charity and Scrapbooking Giveaway

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We wanted to take a little time out  to talk to you today about Crop for a Cause, a local MS charity here in Illinois that holds a yearly scrapbooking crop to help raise money to fun MS research. One of our very own attended these every year and every year she tells us that […]

The Fine Art of Shameless Self Promotion Giveaway!

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UPDATED: Thank you to everyone who entered this giveaway! We have finally selected the winner and want to congratulate Laura who told us her marketing advice in the comments below. She said “never doubt my abilities or my instincts.” and we think that’s great advice! Congratulations Laura and thank you everyone once again!   Are […]

I Just Like to Make Things Winner!

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The time has come and, unfortunately, we only have one book to give away. Thank you so much to everyone who entered our I Just Like to Make Things book giveaway!   The lucky winner of a copy of I Just Like to Make Things by Lilla Rogers is Lori M, who said, “I try […]