How to make your blog a brand

craftcartwright Blogging, Reviews 16 Comments

I have changed my mindset on my blog this year. For the previous god know’s how many years. I have regarded my blog as a hobby and a place to showcase my creative work. I dabbled with the odd free printable and got a handful of views per day. However I saw an opportunity to make my blog more than a …

100 hashtags for creative bloggers

craftcartwright Blogging, Crafts 37 Comments

I’ve being hearing a lot recently on twitter about how engagement is really low on Instagram and lots of people are struggling to keep or gain new followers. At the moment I can’t agree. I have been working really hard to grow my following and I think it’s down to me upping my game with my hashtag use. You can …

5 great ways to paint without a brush

craftcartwright Crafts 6 Comments

In my time as a teacher and as a mum encouraging my children’s creativity I have often found children to get stuck in a mindset of the ‘right’ way to draw and the ‘right’ way to paint. I find it deeply tragic when children and adults tell me that they can’t do it. Just because you don’t like the result …