Archive of ‘Blogs’ category

Recap: Portland Bloggers Holiday Mingle Event

On Wednesday, October 16 I had the pleasure of attending the Portland Bloggers‘ Holiday Mingle with PR Professionals event (yes, my recap is a little overdue!;-) Let me just say: what a fabulous event! Being able to hear from some truly experienced and business-savvy PR ladies was so worthwhile, and I jotted down notes furiously [...]

Back to School with Portland Bloggers Event Recap

Today, in the midst of strong thunderstorms, high gusts of wind, and a record-setting amount of rainfall this weekend, I ventured out to attend the Portland Bloggers September Meetup: Back to School with Portland Bloggers. We took over Studio Space in SW Portland for the 2-and-a-half hour presentation on Making Money Blogging (#makemoneyblogging, which you [...]

I’m Participating in the Third Annual M&J Trimming Blogger Challenge!

I was so thrilled to be recently contacted by M&J Trimming to participate in their Third Annual M&J Trimming Blogger Challenge. Alongside other powerhouse DIY bloggers (such as Kristin of Glitter ‘n’ Glue and Lia of Smart n Snazzy), I’m in amazing company! M&J Trimming sent me a box full of amazing DIY supplies as [...]

Bloggers DIY Collaboration Week Round-Up

So everyone pinned, you voted, and we all DIY’d! 7 DIY bloggers, 7 projects – I think they all look amazing!  Which ones will you try?  Which ones will you DIY? So, without further ado, the 7 DIY tutorials you asked for:        DIY Pom-Pom Shoes D&G DIY Raffia Dress DIY Chanel Butterfly Bag DIY Charlotte [...]

Pick Your DIY Bloggers’ Collaboration Week: Vote on Pinterest

Hello dear readers!  I have a super-fun collaboration coming up! Last year I teamed up with 5 other DIY bloggers for DIY Bloggers Fashion Week, where we each created a different DIY tutorial, inspired by the runways, and published a tutorial each day.  I shared my DIY Dolce & Gabbana Flowered Sunglasses on my blog [...]

Animated Fashion: FASHGIF

If you haven’t heard of it already, you HAVE to check out FASHGIF, a Tumblr blog devoted to quirky animated gifs created from runway photos.  It’s the perfect marriage of my two loves, animation and fashion.  Spend a little time browsing through the archives…and be delighted with all the whimsical moving creations. Check Out FASHGIF [...]

Free Product Isn’t Really Free

Found on CraftSnark, a really awesome website with a ton of snarky posters and graphics depicting what it’s really like to be a craft blogger.  Start reading the posts and you’ll get addicted.  Or at least, I am addicted.  It’s.all.SO.TRUE. And yes, often companies contact me offering me free products to use in a tutorial [...]

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