How can you create an inventive blog that reflects your unique style? This introduction to blog, web, and technical terminology will inspire you to share your stories and interests and interact with craft lovers like you. Features more than 50 blogs written by fascinating crafters of varied persuasions. Illustrated in colour throughout.
Today's crafting community is online, connected, and blissfully blogging about their work and ideas. Blogging is hot in this highly creative world and here is the only how-to book aimed directly at them. Everyone from knitters and beaders to scrapbookers and altered artists will find the practical information and visual inspiration they need to create an artful online journal. Thanks to hundreds of gorgeous screen grabs from the very best blogs, a thorough introduction to the tools of the trade, and instructions that virtually take you by the hand, even beginners will swiftly go from blank screen to colorful, enticing pages. Those who already have a blog, but want to enhance their presence on the Web, will learn how to add banners and graphics, take the perfect shots, crop and size photos, establish links, and attract an audience of eager readers. Best of all, readers will meet some of the Web's most popular creative bloggers, including Alicia Paulson (Posie Gets Cozy), Gabreial Wyatt (Vintage Indie), Emily Martin (Inside A Black Apple), Lidy Baars (Little French Garden House), Heather Bullard (Vintage Inspired Living), and Serena Thompson and Teri Edwards (The Farm Chicks).