Thoughts on drama and personal accountability
A summary of hard lessons.
Thoughts from a childcare worker
A running list of stamp and craft companies offering payment plans
A short story about the difficulties of having untreated and unmedicated ADHD while also being an artist.
Dear Blue Fairy, it's all good
An interview with the card making power couple Barry and Jay
A chat with an incredibly talented man
A chat with the crafty guy behind Cool Paper Art
An interview with the artist behind Kate's Crafty Closet
An interview with long time paper crafter, RJ.
An interview with the creative force behind YourWealthCome
An interview with the super talented artist behind Inkflow Studios
An interview with the exceptionally talented Stephen Kropf
An interview with Justin Averill of Just a Note by Justin
You can't pour from an empty pitcher.
An interview with the talented Christopher Dale.
An interview with the amazingly talented Peter of Peter's Treasury
An interview with the guy behind Turquoise Boy Art
An interview with Mr. Jeff Lindberg
An interview with the crafty guy behind Top Dog Design Studio
An interview with the one and only Ant Max
An interview with the creative force of nature that is Bromero Cards
An interview with one of the best paper artists of our time
An interview with the incredible man behind Martin's Mayhem
An interview with Mister Card Maker himself
An interview with the creative genius behind Del and Artie
An interview with the master of floral cards and someone I am proud to call my friend
An interview with a card maker whose work I've long admired
Crop Manager for Scrapbook Expo and extremely talented card maker
An interview with the master of the CAS card style
An interview with the talented Señor Gleason
A new series
How to make the supplies you need to create with
Can we blame one thing on the other?
Would you, could you, in a box?
I have an invisible wheelchair in my brain
The Sudafed of markers
I have something difficult to 'fess up to.
It's easy to lose your creativity when it's being forced. Today I'll share some tips for preventing that loss.
There are many coping methods to which people turn; let's talk about one of them.
My best tips on creating while broke
When artists become sell outs; my personal thoughts on the matter
Undisclosed affiliate links; turning people into pesos.
Following an interview I did on my last blog post (find it here) I was left with some pretty big questions for myself. One of which is this; why am I sharing my art, cards, etc on social media? I think that this is an important question we all need to ask ourselves. Why are … Continue reading Social Media & Makers; Why Am I Here?
I must warn you in advance that this is going to be a very long post. Snobbery. I'm not so sure that's a real word but if not we'll just add it to the book of words and phrases I call 'Samantha-isms' 🤣 What is snobbery? It's the act of being a snob. So what, … Continue reading Social Media and Makers; Snobbery
Anyone else having a bad case of deja vu???
Today's interview is with Suganthi Ramalingam of Malaysia
Do you ever feel intimidated by the magazine quality photos on social media?
Today's interview is with Stephanie Desbiens-McDonald of Canada
Today's guest is Sammi Hambleton of Manchester, England, United Kingdom
The competition on social media is alive and well. Let's talk about it.
Today's interview is with Shana de Snoo of Perth, Western Australia
There is so much that we can learn from one another if we would just ask and take the time to really listen.
Yes, Virginia, there really are bullies in the online creative community.
Not getting accepted onto a design team is hard. Let's talk about it.
Stolen art, inspiration, and copying; finding inspiration on social media.
Have you ever had an idea for something you've wanted to create but didn't make it for fear of the reaction you'd receive?
The constant bombardment of new products
The not so pretty side of social media and creative people