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#CRAFTERMINDS HashTracking.com Report http://crafterminds.

com chats on Mondays at 1pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern – on Twitter 582 tweets generated 1,112,322 impressions, reaching an audience of 58,864 followers within the past 24 hours Calculated from up to about 1500 tweets | Generated Mon Jan 16 2012 15:17:54 GMT-0800 (Pacific Standard Time) Top 10 by number of impressions 1. crafterminds: 291,288 2. modpodgerocks: 285,936 3. graphicsfairy: 178,514 4. taunitweets: 64,640 5. ilovetocreate: 46,896 6. creativegoddess: 44,688 7. girlinair: 24,156 8. thezenofmaking: 23,634 9. anniehp: 22,029 10.whipup: 20,625 Top 10 by number of tweets 1. crafterminds: 106 2. modpodgerocks: 56 3. graphicsfairy: 41 4. madincrafts: 34 5. craftmoore: 33 6. taunitweets: 32 7. creativegoddess: 28 8. delachic: 28 9. thesewingloft: 25 10.anniehp: 21 Top 10 by number of followers 1. ilovetocreate: 5,862 2. dollarcraft: 5,521 3. modpodgerocks: 5,106 4. graphicsfairy: 4,354 5. whipup: 4,125 6. crafterminds: 2,748 7. spellbinders: 2,583 8. condoblues: 2,465 9. girlinair: 2,196 10.theresamccabe: 2,042

about 35 minutes ago :) i'm in! @crafterminds: If you missed the chat - we are having a repeat (with all new tweets) in a few hours - 8pm Eastern! #crafterminds”

about 38 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Its great to do roundups of projects you love of other people when you are feeling less than creative! #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Be realistic. If you can't manage posting 1x a day, post 3x a week, or 1x a week. Just keep up a frequency. #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago Me 4! RT @graphicsfairy: Me too. RT @crafterminds: Once in awhile, I get bummed out emotionally & I dont feel like blogging. #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago “@crafterminds: Who is gonna make something today? #crafterminds” > cushions and tea cosies... http://t.co/5MPQVdyt about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: If you missed the chat - we are having a repeat (with all new tweets) in a few hours - 8pm Eastern! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yep! RT@graphicsfairy Anything I make&blog about, I do w/ intention that people can make&sell. I get bored after the 1st one! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: If you missed the chat - we are having a repeat (with all new tweets) in a few hours - 8pm Eastern! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Might have to do this! RT @delachic @craftmoore: For challengeinspired crafters-a trends challenge! http://t.co/2oVqc8Bu #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I really think it's something that will turn out to be good for us. Not easy but good. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: If you missed the chat - we are having a repeat (with all new tweets) in a few hours - 8pm Eastern! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago thank you ladies!! it was fun! I'll try to make it to next week's chat #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Goodbye, ladies! Have a great week! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago have I missed it? is it over already? RT @graphicsfairy: Thanks for the chat and the inspiration! #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @whipup Oh! We are at the tail end of the chat - we'll be back at it in 3 hours! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago yes RT @crafterminds: Who is gonna make something today? Just sit down for 15 minutes to make! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess That made me laugh! I hope things look up soon Vicki! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: If you missed the chat - we are having a repeat (with all new tweets) in a few hours - 8pm Eastern! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Haley how do u do it (gimme some) RT @crafterminds: @thezenofmaking Youre a making machine! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets April 26th... so, no traveling to SNAP (even though it is sooo close - I'm in Vegas)! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Thanks for the chat and the inspiration! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I'm off to take photos of croissants for CHA. Yeah, weird. :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago yes she is!! RT @crafterminds: @thezenofmaking Youre a making machine! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago hey what is the topic today? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: RT @craftmoore: For my fellow challenge-inspired crafters, join in the trends challenge http://t.co/xYRZqygD #crafterminds about 1 hour ago If you missed the chat - we are having a repeat (with all new tweets) in a few hours - 8pm Eastern! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @thezenofmaking You're a making machine! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Thanks all! Have an inspiring week! #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I'm sewing my first tote bag! Hope to finish it tonight!! :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago BOO! I expect PICTURES! :) RT @taunitweets: @crafterminds I am going to go home, make something & not take photos of it :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @girlinair Sounds FUN! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets HAHA, Tauni. You are silly. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Anyone who does home/diy/craft blogging - I am hosting #crafterminds chat right now! Join us http://t.co/O9HyJRcI about 1 hour ago Thank you ladies! Great chatting with you today. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago omg! love it! RT @craftmoore: For my fellow challenge-inspired crafters, join in the trends challenge! http://t.co/Nq3mIJ42 #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @craftmoore: For my fellow challenge-inspired crafters, join in the trends challenge! http://t.co/mOeJNMUU #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @craftmoore: For my fellow challenge-inspired crafters, join in the trends challenge! http://t.co/wiAM5MV6 #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @LisaGCreates Yeah, I have to plan for kid messes when crafting w/them!! :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I'm making another GIANT canvas! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I am making as we speak (er, type). :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Thanks for hosting @crafterminds I am going to go home, make something & not take photos of it :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Being a professional means working whether you feel "inspired" or not. #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago We haven't told anyone but close family. You should all feel special! :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @delachic: i heart craft swaps!! #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago For my fellow challenge-inspired crafters, join in the trends challenge! http://t.co/mOeJNMUU #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: @LisaGCreates Your life sounds similar to mine!! My kids get up at 5am. #crafterminds<< chaos when they "help" crafting! about 1 hour ago Lovely to have you!! :D RT @ScribbleTown: lovely chatting with you all! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago So bummed I'm gonna miss SNAP :( Doing a ASCP class and can't do both BOO! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Who is gonna make something today? Just sit down for 15 minutes to make! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess Oh no. So sorry to hear. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago lovely chatting with you all! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago i heart craft swaps!! #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @LisaGCreates Your life sounds similar to mine!! My kids get up at 5am. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets That I definitely know :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Oh! count me in! : ) RT @questionable7: @DawnMGibson ooh, Im up for swaps - helps w/ deadlines & I like to make for others. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Oh dear. I'd rather find a way to get you here :) RT @madincrafts: Lets move SNAP! I hear Michigan is the new UT. #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago RT @questionable7: ooh, Im always up for swaps, too-- it helps me with deadlines, plus I like to make stuff for others. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I've heard that too? RT @madincrafts: @crafterminds I hear Michigan is the new Utah. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess Oh sad!! Hope things work out for the better soon! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess So sorry to hear that! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess Oh no! :( :( :( #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Lovely chatting with you all, 10pm here & 3yr old twins will be up at dawn, gotta get me some crafting in yet before bed!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess @crafterminds NO!! I'm so sorry Vicki :( #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Haha! Yes! RT @SewCatSew: My best inspiration comes when Im not really trying (kind of like finding the perfect husband) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Or AZ!! ;) RT @madincrafts: @crafterminds Lets move SNAP! to a new state. I hear Michigan is the new Utah. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I like to go and take a walk and take pics of colors/observations when I'm having creative block! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I'm also inspired by things I need... I figure out a way to make them instead of just buy. #win-win #crafterminds about 1 hour ago You know...Just awesome stuffs. RT @modpodgerocks: What are we talking about? @crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Me too RT @gloriafox: @crafterminds I like to go thrift shopping for inspiration. Find stuff that I could makeover. #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks @crafterminds I had planned to go this year to SNAP but my hubs just lost his job on Friday. :( #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @SewCatSew: My best inspiration comes when Im not really trying (kind of like finding the perfect husband) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Let's move SNAP! to a new state. I hear Michigan is the new Utah. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @DawnMGibson ooh, I'm always up for swaps, too-- it helps me with deadlines, plus I like to make stuff for others. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I want to make something today - using what I have in my stash. @mouseinmypocket #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: If you haven't got your SNAP! ticket, buy before they go up! http://t.co/K4G8l4m4 #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore Awww. When is baby coming? We had a few in attendance last year :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago What are we talking about? (just kidding @taunitweets) RT @crafterminds I will be speaking at Snap! And so will @modpodgerocks #crafterminds about 1 hour ago My best inspiration comes when I'm not really trying (kind of like finding the perfect husband) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @MouseInMyPocket: #crafterminds chat almost over, so its time to get inspired and create something tonight. ideas? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago You are such a tease! #bunintheoven :( RT @taunitweets: Get your SNAP! ticket before they go up http://t.co/2DT4Qx8U #crafterminds about 1 hour ago been doing the #crafterminds chat this afternoon. it's almost over, so it's time to get inspired and create something tonight. ideas? about 1 hour ago Smart! RT @iLoveToCreate: Perhaps keep a pinterest board of

roundup ideas. And it could just be a fun visual and link list. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago Getting offline every now & then really helps its nice to get away from the virtual world to just sit, imagine and create #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I will be speaking at Snap! And so will @modpodgerocks! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good idea! RT @iLoveToCreate: It's great to do roundups of projects you love when you are feeling less creative! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: I find that taking care of my health (emotionally/physically) is the best way to maintain my creativity. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: if you havent already got your SNAP! ticket, buy before they go up http://t.co/L2wkvwlL #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: If you havent already got your SNAP! ticket, buy before they go up http://t.co/oNbLdEub #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madincrafts Perhaps keep a pinterest board of roundup ideas. And it could just be a fun visual and link list. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @CourtneyOutLoud: @crafterminds I like going to retail stores for inspiration - their windows and displays inspire me #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Me too RT @CourtneyOutLoud: @crafterminds I like going to retail stores for inspiration - their windows & displays inspire me #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Garage sales, thrift stores, the dollar store. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Old mags from the library. You can take color copies for your inspiration book. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds take a walk, read a book, look @ clouds...sometimes just stepping away and doing something different helps. #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: I find that taking care of my health (emotionally/physically) is the best way to maintain my creativity. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds just getting offline in general is good for inspiration. Step away for a minute and it comes naturally. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: I find that taking care of my health (emotionally/physically) is the best way to maintain my creativity. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: I find that taking care of my health (emotionally/physically) is the best way to maintain my creativity. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I like to go thrift shopping for inspiration. Find stuff that I could makeover. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago yes! RT @crafterminds: Any other secret sources of inspiration? I like to watch old movies, read old books. Somewhere OFFLINE. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Dont set unrealistic expectations like posting every day if you cant do it. Youll get burnt out fast! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I think many of you are coming, but if you haven't already got your SNAP! ticket, buy before they go up http://t.co/O3yNt4Dg #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I like going to retail stores for inspiration - their windows and displays inspire me #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Any other secret sources of inspiration? I like to watch old movies, read old books. Somewhere OFFLINE. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I find that taking care of my health (emotionally/physically) is the best way to maintain my creativity. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Don't set unrealistic expectations for urself like posting every day if you can't do it. You'll get burnt out fast! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Its great to do roundups of projects you love of

other people when you are feeling less than creative! #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks @crafterminds or maybe $2 billion. I would be okay with that too. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Just don't expect it to be less work. Roundups are hard! RT @iLoveToCreate: Its great to do roundups of projects you love... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks WOW!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago That's alot! RT @modpodgerocks: For the last 3 years I worked 50 hrs + /wk, blogged and wrote a book. I am a burnt out nub. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Its great to do roundups of projects you love of other people when you are feeling less than creative! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds @taunitweets I know, we are all so smart. We should be making "one billion dollars" (evil laugh) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @hemenwaystreet: @delachic I started regular features on my blog to help me be more accountable & consistent #crafterminds about 1 hour ago ahh!! awesome RT @hemenwaystreet: @delachic I started regular features on my blog to help me be more accountable & consistent #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: For last 3 years I worked 50 hrs + /wk, blogged, wrote a book. I am a burnt out nub. DONT DO THIS TO URSELF #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I will have my red pen at the ready. :P #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Its great to do roundups of projects you love of other people when you are feeling less than creative! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore @taunittweets NOOOOOOO hahahaha #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets Yes, we will def. do that! #evilplan @modpodgerocks #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @delachic I started regular features on my blog to help me be more accountable & consistent #crafterminds about 1 hour ago For the last three years I worked 50 hrs + /wk, blogged and wrote a book. I am a burnt out nub. DON'T DO THIS TO YOURSELF #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Next week, we are talking about Improving writing skills - I hope @madincrafts will be here to advise us! ;) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago It's great to do roundups of projects you love of other people when you are feeling less than creative! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Just started on the blog a while ago and it took a lot of coaxing..so i'm just learning as I go #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Crafterminds thanks for hosting! Need to jet and wrap up my crafts for this week KISS series http://t.co/9PcB4NyX #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets let's secretly post @modpodgerocks resume all over the 'net so she'll HAVE to have a day job! #evilgenius #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I think we all need to band together in a couple weeks and launch our plan for taking over the world! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @iLoveToCreate Totally! Even if all the projects aren't 5-star... just doing them is an accomplishment. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @graphicsfairy Yay! I'm riding the lightenin', till I have to go back to work in a few months :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds yes it is a hobby but I've been rocking the ad sense! LOVE the extra money! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets Don't be too jealous - I don't get to do this very long! hahaha! :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I take too much work home with me... looking forward to no day job!

RT @crafterminds: use crafting/blogging to escape #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago oh man everyday is toughRT @madincrafts: I posted everyday when I started and got BURNED OUT. I do 3x a week now. Religiously. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Yes, it's amazing to look back at your collected work and have a Joey Lawrence "Whoa" moment! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @girlinair I just make sure I blog once or twice a week...if not, I post pictures...nothing too crazy #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I am so very jealous of you. #job #crafterminds about 1 hour ago If I worked to schedule at the moment it would be too much stress if I don't make it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts: I posted everyday when I started and got BURNED OUT. I do 3x a week now. Religiously. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Agreed! RT @modpodgerocks Yep. I treat blogging like a day job. Being a pro means working whether you feel "inspired" or not. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @girlinair It just depends what your goals are for your blog. If it is a hobby, any frequency is fine. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago And Beer! :) RT @crafterminds: @craftmoore I use crafting/blogging to escape from my daily life. Hahahahah. #probablynotgood #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @iLoveToCreate But if you are consistent, when you look over the last year, you will have a body of work! #rocks #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yes!! :D @craftmoore I use crafting/blogging to escape from my daily life. Hahahahah. #probablynotgood #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I posted everyday when I started and got BURNED OUT. I do 3x a week now. Religiously. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Woohoo Amy! RT @modpodgerocks: @delachic I just left my 50 hour

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a week job - so I understand you very much :D #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago @delachic I don't blog on any kinda of schedule...just when I have time..maybe I should change that #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Be realistic. If you cant manage posting 1x a day, post 3x a week, or 1x a week. Just keep up a frequency. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore I use crafting/blogging to escape from my daily life. Hahahahah. #probablynotgood #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts: I am having a Mad Men blog series coming up. If you want to participate, email me: madincrafts@hotmail.com #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Steph2Pigs Is there a tutorial for that? I can't figure it out on my own without going to Picnic? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Be realistic. If you can't manage posting 1x a day, post 3x a week, or 1x a week. Just keep up a frequency. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @delachic I just left my 50 hour a week job - so I understand you very much :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds True. It's about consistency. Not every post is going to be amazing. You will have highs and lows. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @delachic I think it's good to have a schedule even if it's not super often that you have to post. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I tried doing custom work a few times and it sucked the creativity right out of me! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @delachic: @thecozyproject snoop anytime!! join! #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @delachic Yeah, you have a lot going on! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @thecozyproject Thanks for snooping. :) #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Being a professional means working whether you feel "inspired" or not. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @thecozyproject snoop anytime!! join! #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Sometimes I'm so wigged-out by all the other stuff (work, laundry, kiddo's bedtime), I can't get my "craft focus" #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yep. I treat blogging like a "day job." @crafterminds Being a professional means working whether you feel "inspired" or not. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago If you are not a "professional" you can still have basic minimums you want to hit - posting 1x a week, etc. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago HEAR THAT! @modpodgerocks: @creativegoddess Im terrible. I need to learn it, but. . . its on the list with 1,000 other things! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @AnnieHP No problem! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I know I should have a schedule, but with my 9-5 job and etsy it gets tough and stressful to blog on schedule #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @iLoveToCreate: It's good to have blog series that u enjoy keep u on task and focused if you are feeling like u need structure #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Sometimes I get craft block when I get too many restrictions on a project - I try to let myself off the hook somewhere. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I am having a Mad Men blog series coming up. If you want to participate, email me: madincrafts@hotmail.com :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago True that! I just started one for that reason! RT @iLoveToCreate: Its good to have blog series that you enjoy keep you on task #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Being a professional means working whether you feel "inspired" or not. #crafterminds <<I'm clearly not a pro.... YET!

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about 1 hour ago GOOD! @crafterminds: I have a required posting frequency for my blogs. Keeps me working on it whether I feel like it or not. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: I have a required posting frequency for my blogs. Keeps me working on it whether I feel like it or not. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madincrafts Thank you! This will be helpful :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess I'm terrible. I need to learn it, but. . . it's on the list with 1,000 other things! :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yep! RT @crafterminds: Do you ever suffer from craft block/writers block? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Being a professional means working whether you feel "inspired" or not. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I use Picnik to watermark. It's what I use to edit photos so I'm there anyways. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I took a week off of blogging at the new year. I was itching to open up LiveWriter the whole time!!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: I have a required posting frequency for my blogs. Keeps me working on it whether I feel like it or not. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @creativegoddess: the easiest way to watermark pics? Picasa: click, type, save, done #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I have a required posting frequency for my blogs. Keeps me working on it whether I feel like it or not. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago It's good to have blog series that you enjoy keep you on task and focused if you are feeling like you need structure. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Me 3! RT @graphicsfairy: Me too. RT @crafterminds: Once in awhile, I get bummed out emotionally & I dont feel like blogging. #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @AnnieHP My mission statement is here: http://t.co/vdY26JKL #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I'm PS disabled for some reason just can't get it to "click". Guess I need to give it more time. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Sometimes I just let myself take a break from blogging though (just a few days) Always inspired when I come back #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Me too. RT @crafterminds: Once in awhile, I get bummed out emotionally & I dont feel like blogging. I do it anyway. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Absolutely. RT @crafterminds: Do you ever suffer from craft block/writers block? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @creativegoddess: What is the easiest way to watermark pics? Easier than photoshop? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @thecozyproject yep, so I just do a lot of pinning of fashion more than anything #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks Me too. I'll always credit if I was inspired, but I'm not going to worry about tracking every idea. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Once in awhile, I get bummed out emotionally & I dont feel like blogging. I do it anyway. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds oh god yes I get crafters block daily. So discouraging! #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Smart! RT @Steph2Pigs: I set weekly goals and try (TRY) to meet them! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @Steph2Pigs: I set weekly goals and try (TRY) to meet them! RT getting inspired to create/write FOR YOUR BLOG #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess You can do it in LiveWriter. Not anything fancy, but

it does it automatically. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess I think PS is easy, I've heard Picnik is easy too #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madincrafts I've been working on narrowing down my blog topics. Do you have an official mission statement or just topics? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago ;) RT @crafterminds: @kassarie @courtneyoutloud I think watermarking is a good move now, bc of Pinterest. advertise yourself! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @delachic #crafterminds I agree with you Christine. It has prevented me from falling in love with Pinterest! about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: RT @modpodgerocks: I dont mind getting knocked off (direct copy even), just give me credit. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @delachic: I'm not much of a writer, so I like to post a lot of pictures #crafterminds << same here, love photos on my blog. about 1 hour ago What is the easiest way to watermark pics? Easier than photoshop? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago YES, I just came out of a year one RT @crafterminds: Do you ever suffer from craft block/writers block? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I set weekly goals and try (TRY) to meet them! RT @crafterminds Lets talk about getting inspired to create/write FOR YOUR BLOG #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds yes, & blogger stress... "It is JANUARY! I need to start thinking about St. Patty's crafts!" #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: It's dangerous to just assume someone copied you - do the research (you might be right, but just check) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @kassarie @courtneyoutloud I think watermarking is a good move now, bc of Pinterest. advertise yourself! #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Craft block all the time, writer's block not as much. I get a "feeling" when I know I will write well. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I don't search for similar things either before I post them. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I like to give another option or way to make something so I link others when I know about them.... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I want to create without feeling pressure that I'm "stealing," so I don't try to track down every project I think of. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I have days that are less inspired than others, but that's why I keep an idea list at the ready. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts: Having an actual mission statement for my blog has helped me to narrow down what I make and post. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago great idea!RT @madincrafts: Having an actual mission statement for my blog has helped me to narrow down what I make and post. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Even if I don't end up posting it, it usually helps me think of something else to blog about. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I haven't yet... But I've only been doing this for just over a year. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts: Having an actual mission statement for my blog has helped me to narrow down what I make and post. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Do you ever suffer from craft block/writer's block? #crafterminds << All the time! about 1 hour ago I'm not much of a writer, so I like to post a lot of pictures #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds when I get "blog block" I just get out my camera and

play with it. Write about the pictures. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago @CourtneyOutLoud WOW! That's hilarious, to get accused of stealing your own ideas!! Must watermark now bc of Pinterest. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago For reals? RT @CourtneyOutLoud: i have been accused of stealing my own projects thanks to Pinterest. I now watermark #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @steph2pigs then if I get an e-mail, I say I haven't seen it (and probably honestly haven't) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Do you ever suffer from craft block/writers block? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @CourtneyOutLoud I need to start watermarking mine!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I love finding great inspiration, but I try to put my own spin/style on a project whenever I can. colors,fonts,etc. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Having an actual mission statement for my blog has helped me to narrow down what I make and post. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago just started putting ideas in a notebook....found around the house (5) #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Steph2Pigs I would go ahead and post. I typically don't do a search so I don't know, honestly. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Do you ever suffer from craft block/writer's block? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds i have been accused of stealing my own projects thanks to Pinterest. I now watermark all my pictures #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore HAHA! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Steph2Pigs I would just go ahead and post it. And mention "so and so posted a similar idea yesterday" #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @Steph2Pigs Post it with a link to that tutorial too. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: OKAY! so lets move on to a less stressful topic Lets talk about getting inspired to create/write FOR UR BLOG #crafterminds about 1 hour ago haha RT @craftmoore: Good thing I craft at night! ; ) RT @madincrafts: There is nothing new under the sun. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I have a disclaimer on my blog that says we always give credit if we are inspired RT @girlinair: been accused of stealing #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Steph2Pigs I go ahead and post it......great ideas hit in multiples i think #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I HAVE to keep an ongoing idea notebook and schedule to keep up with blog topics/ideas. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good thing I craft at night! ; ) RT @madincrafts: There is nothing new under the sun. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: I don't mind getting knocked off (direct copy even), just give me credit. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: Craft companies make projects for their sites with the express purpose of getting knocked off. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: @delachic so true! So many ideas/pins flying around, hard to stand out! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago What do you do when you're about to post a project and someone has just beat you to it? Do you go ahead and post, or tweak it? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Agreed but be sure to add your spin/style add ur heart @delachic it's tougher to be "unique" nowadays because of the internet. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Had the idea to use furniture webbing in C-mas decor then found in 2 diff places. Made video! http://t.co/3B1vh6B8 #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago @delachic I think that is a blessing. Makes us work harder! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @delachic Yes! Soooo many ideas and many overlap. Being original and unique takes a lot of work. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago OKAY! so let's move on to a less stressful topic - ha ha! Let's talk about getting inspired to create/write FOR YOUR BLOG #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I have been accused of 'stealing', I didn't but it still sucks! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @delachic so true! So many ideas/pins flying around, hard to stand out! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @creativegoddess: Items I dont want copied/sold I just dont put on my blog. Etsy, ebay or save for a book/manufacturer. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I got a cool "new" idea, googled it and there were a tons out there. Trying to find a spin on it so I can still do it. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago True! My brother (graphic designer) tells me that all the time. RT @madincrafts: There is nothing new under the sun. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: Its dangerous to just assume someone copied you - do the research (you might be right, but just check) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Items I don't want copied/sold I just don't put on my blog. Etsy, ebay or save for a book/manufacturer. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago it's tougher to be "unique" nowadays because of the internet. #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago It happens. RT @modpodgerocks: @crafterminds @sewcatsew Totally, Ive created something on my own and then saw it out there. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @LisaGCreates Sometimes I think people just get the same ideas at the

same time. No one's fault. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago It's dangerous to just assume someone copied you - do the research (you might be right, but just check) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Anyone can make a blue chair... it is not an earth-shattering design idea! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Think twice, and google hard when you think someone has copied you! Esp. if your project is not ultra unique #crafterminds about 1 hour ago There is nothing new under the sun. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Think twice, and google hard when you think someone has copied you! Esp. if your project is not ultra unique #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Oh that's right! RT @TheSewingLoft: That designer was me for so many years! I wish more people got it @graphicsfairy: #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @graphicsfairy: Anything I make, & blog about, I do with the intention that people can make & sell it. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Great minds think a like #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds @sewcatsew Totally, I've created something on my own and then saw it out there.They didn't copy me or vice versa #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madiganmade Inspiration... and a bit of the ethics of copying/inspiration #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @thezenofmaking: As for tutes: Making a project from a tutorial is great, selling work based on them, not so much. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago i've read tutorials that say "designed by me" but it's identical to 5 others, who gets the credit? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Think twice, and google hard when you think someone has copied you! Esp. if your project is not ultra unique #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I TOTALLY get that. And then I was asked to do project sheets KNOWING they'd be copied. =Big head. :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Anything I make, & blog about, I do with the intention that people can make & sell it. I get bored after the 1rst one anyway! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hey gang! I'm late to that chat... what's the topic? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Plus corporations never call them Etsy-knockoffs. I link to PB everytime I knock off one of their products. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @AnnieHP yea- i know but still irks me #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good point @sewcatsew - a lot of projects are "created"

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• repros made of it. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago As for tutes: Making a project from a tutorial is great, selling work based on them, not so much. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess The first time I saw one I thought "whoa!" Then I was flattered. Maybe it's my ego? :( #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @SewCatSew: Credit is definitely key - dont pretend YOU invented fire to try to make yourself look clever (unless you did!) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago That designer was me for so many years! I wish more people got it @graphicsfairy: #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @SewCatSew: Credit is definitely key - dont pretend YOU invented fire to try to make yourself look clever (unless you did!) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago True but Pottery Barn isn't a craft company... RT @modpodgerocks: Craft companies make projects to get knocked off #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago @gloriafox I think you are right! I've heard the same about Ballard (they like the linkbacks). #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good to know. RT @modpodgerocks: Pottery Barn is well aware of knock-offs and likes the linkbacks (been told by an insider). #crafterminds about 1 hour ago There is no way to create in a vacuum. Everyone draws inspiration from somewhere. examine where your sources of insp. are #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @delachic ...making a similar type of item, but just in a different way? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Credit is definitely key - don't pretend YOU invented fire to try to make yourself look clever (unless you did!) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks Took a while for me to get used to seeing my designs copied all ovr internet... but I got paid & felt better. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @delachic It is annoying, but I think a lot of people just use Pinterest to save pics for themselves-might be thinking of... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @taunitweets: Weve been having a great convo abt copy vs inspiration http://t.co/H9eNbV3B #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I think PB and Ballards use blogs for inspiration too. I've seen several things. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago That designer was just like us at some point, & could be any of us in the future. We could end up designing for PB or Anthro #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I think "the look for less" is a genre that everyone - magazines, tv shows, blogs - uses @steph2pigs #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Pottery Barn is well aware of knock-offs and likes the linkbacks (so I've been told by an insider). #crafterminds about 1 hour ago is it ok when people post my easy pics on Pinterest and puts it in the

DIY board? #crafterminds kinda annoying #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago Sure do! TRUST ME! @modpodgerocks: Craft companies make projects for their sites with the express purpose/getting knocked off #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Ah! I was just going to say that! RT @thezenofmaking: Theres a designer behind every product in a company--big or little. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: RT @modpodgerocks: I dont mind getting knocked off (direct copy even), just give me credit. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: RT @modpodgerocks: I dont mind getting knocked off (direct copy even), just give me credit. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Showing others how to make something for less feels like stealing. RT @crafterminds Intellectual Property is a new thing. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I agree with @modpodgerocks , as a blogger, I make free tutorials my product. Use them as you will, but with credit. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets @crafterminds I'm flattered when others knockoff my idea, but give me credit ;-) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: I dont mind getting knocked off (direct copy even), just give me credit. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Plus corporations never call them "Etsy-knockoffs". I link to PB everytime I knock off one of their products. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore Dude. I have a super-nice Nikon and I am still a looser. #itsoneofmy2012goals #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: Craft companies make projects for their sites with the express purpose of getting knocked off. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @thezenofmaking: a designer behind every product in a company-big or little. I dont feel right about straight knockoffs. #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago Craft companies make projects for their sites with the express purpose of getting knocked off. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago What about "I made this (super expensive thing) for a fraction of the cost!" projects? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets Maybe find a fun camera? I love my camera so much, I look for every excuse to use it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts: I am not sure how I feel about selling them. But I am all for personal use. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds: I couldn't copy someones work exactly anyway. I'm too much my own person. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @AnnieHP: You should always put your own spin on what you make. Never just copy something completely to sell or post. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago We've been having a great convo abt copy vs inspiration http://t.co/7ZYrxvb6 #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Seems the size of the originating business shouldnt matter - stealing business is stealing business IMHO #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: It is so easy to twist a project enough to make it ur own. Try that when you are inspired to knockoff! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @creativegoddess: @crafterminds: The big labels probably got half their designs from the Indies in the first place. :-/ #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Also, inspiration/copying is sooo human and has been done throughout history. Intellectual Property is a new thing. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Picasso said: "Good artists copy, great artists steal." I think the important thing is to make it your own. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I don't mind getting knocked off (direct copy even), just give me credit.

#crafterminds • about 1 hour ago @craftmoore Exactly!! I've never done a series before. I'm a late adopter :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds: The big labels probably got half their designs from the Indies in the first place. :-/ #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds You should always put your own spin on what you make. Never just copy something completely to sell or post. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @AnnieHP: @crafterminds Theres a fine line between a knock-off and something that was inspired by another item. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @thezenofmaking @crafterminds I am a big believer in linking and giving credit for inspiration #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Nope. I really do suck at it. I want to kick myself about half the time. #needmorephotos #crafterminds about 1 hour ago It is so easy to twist a project enough to make it ur own. Try that when

@condoblues To solve the "forget" issue, I have a gift box in closet. Always check there 1st #crafterminds about 1 hour ago There's a designer behind every product in a company--big or little. I don't personally feel right about straight knockoffs. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks Throw your hat over the fence - tell your readers to expect it. Now you HAVE to deliver. : ) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: @creativegoddess I feel like that is a common distinction - big brand knockoffs = ok, indies = not ok #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I am not sure how I feel about selling them. But I am all for personal use. #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago RT @AnnieHP: @crafterminds There's a fine line between a knock-off and something that was inspired by another item. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @thezenofmaking: Depends. If you follow a tutorial, then link back, its fine. If youre straight copying, its an issue. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds There's a fine line between a knock-off and something that was inspired by another item. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Go back & forth. RT @crafterminds: Okay, so lets talk about ethics of inspiration. How do you feel about knockoffs? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I thought about doing that. A series of something each week just to change it up. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @creativegoddess I feel like that is a common distinction - big brand knockoffs = ok, indies = not ok #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Okay, so lets talk about ethics of inspiration. How do you feel about knockoffs? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Depends. If you follow a tutorial, then link back, it's fine. If you're straight copying, it's an issue. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @creativegoddess: @crafterminds for some reason I dont mind knocking off the big companies but not little ones. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I've enjoyed crafting for @crafthope projects - helped me learn AND helped someone else #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Honestly - not a fan. If corporate can't take ideas from us, vice versa. RT @crafterminds: How do you feel about knockoffs? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @LeighAnnAllaire: @taunitweets @crafterminds I have the same problem. Befores...afters...and nothing in between! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore @condoblues To solve the "forget" issue, I have a gift

box in the closet. Always check there 1st #crafterminds • • about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I'm for 'em. :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets SOrry, wasn't trying to one-up you. Hahaha. I'm just obsessive. BUT, it's okay to not post EVERYTHING we make! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds for some reason I don't mind knocking off the big companies but not little ones. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Okay, so lets talk about ethics of inspiration. How do you feel about knockoffs? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets @crafterminds I have the same problem. Befores...afters...and nothing in between! #dontinterruptgenius #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @LisaGCreates: Finish something small, quick & enjoyable, then move on to what your stuck on. Finishing projects is a buzz #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Great Idea RT @condoblues: @craftmoore @taunitweets Finish them now, give them away as gifts. Get head start on Christmas! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I didn't realize that a series would challenge me to create - I am doing one for V-Day and now I "have" to finish :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Ha! Well, I suck at that. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Okay, so let's talk about ethics of inspiration. How do you feel about knockoffs? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @condoblues Did that, and forgot to wrap and put under the tree! I have personalized frames I now need to ship!! AACK! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I'll be there!! :) RT @crafterminds: @creativegoddess Hi Vicki! Looking forward to seeing you in a couple weeks! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yup! RT @taunitweets: @crafterminds One of my biggest problems is that I get to involved in things and forget to take photos #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @thesewingloft Finish something small, quick & enjoyable, then move on to what your stuck on. Finishing projects is a buzz #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @condoblues: Finish them now, give them away as gifts. Get head start on Christmas! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets I always take pics of everything bc i never know if i will want to share it later. case in point - muffins today #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I do too, or as gifts. @delachic @crafterminds: @madincrafts I give a lot of my crafts to Goodwill. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @thezenofmaking Your right! Sometimes finishing even the small

@taunitweets Finish them now, give them away as gifts. Get head start on Christmas! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @TheCraftyCutie Yes, I think your right. Quite common! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @TheSewingLoft Or maybe close your eyes & pick a few random materials? Just finishing is winning! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts: I love color sites like http://t.co/JEAYQDOI If I get a palette in mind, the other ideas just start flowing. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago really? That's awesome! i'm keeping that in mind RT @crafterminds: @madincrafts I give a lot of my crafts to Goodwill. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds One of my biggest problems is that I get to involved in things and forget to take photos :) #dontinterruptgenius #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Then I get budget guilt trips. :P #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @TheSewingLoft Finishing something helps me. Even if it's just doing the dishes. Like @crafterminds said, momentum is powerful #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @taunitweets was digging for something and found SIX unfinished xmas projects from LAST YEAR I'd forgotten about! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Apparently this is a common problem lol @graphicsfairy as I too suffer from an overactive imagination #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts: I love color sites like http://t.co/RtwOSQJg If I get a palette in mind, the other ideas just start flowing. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds good tip. Maybe that will "force" me to just make it happen. It needs out of the studio!ASAP #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Other than 'for personal use only' I also say RT @craftmoore: "damn, now I can't make something like that w/o copying!" #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madincrafts I give a lot of my crafts to Goodwill. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I am super visual. LOVE lists and pinboards. Here's a pinboard roundup I did a while ago: http://t.co/12DkQwbX #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @madincrafts: I would make more if I knew I could sell/get rid of it. I am a necessity crafter not a creative crafter. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @TheSewingLoft Just do it! Sometimes I start with a "dummy" version first to go over the top, have fun & experiment with! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @TheSewingLoft I love color sites like http://t.co/hyRieh0T If I get a palette in mind, the other ideas just start flowing. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago ME TOO. I have no room. RT @madincrafts: I think I would make more if I knew I could sell/get rid of it. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks I wish, I work so much better under pressure. It is a family project- I got sucked in. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @taunitweets Then you should be sending me pics of your #craftfails! :) Bc I'm pretty sure 50% of the posts are my work! haha #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago I know! It is so frustrating! RT @AnnieHP: @craftmoore ALWAYS see cool stuff I could have made, but didnt think of first #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madincrafts You aren't the only one. :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @TheSewingLoft Sketch it out, including materials and what you think will be the instructions, then just follow them! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore Ha! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @TheSewingLoft Is there a deadline? Because sometimes leaving it and coming back helps. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I think I would make more if I knew I could sell/get rid of it. I am a necessity crafter not a creative crafter. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @TheSewingLoft: I have a project to do right now but Am so not inspired... any advice to push me thru? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @TheSewingLoft: I have a project to do right now but Am so not inspired... any advice to push me thru? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: I might limit myself to a color so that I dont get overwhelmed (ie. make something teal today). #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I get inspired by techniques. Especially new ways to Transfer images! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago As a quilter, my UFO pile rivals my stash... RT @taunitweets: @craftmoore LOL sounds like were in the same boat! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Deadlines can also help--I keep a running list of ideas in my studio, then push myself to post a new tutorial each week. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I have a project to do right now but Am so not inspired... any advice to push me thru? #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @sewwrong I have that problem too. To me, it's harder to know where to start than to find inspiration. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I need to do that! RT @LisaGCreates: I limit my pinning time to 20min at the end of evening. Daytime pinterest for reference #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I don't spend lotsa time looking @ others, because I end up saying

• combos, designs, not copying so much #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago I agree!! same here! RT @sewwrong: Sometimes I have too many ideas and dont know where to start! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I might limit myself to a color so that I don't get overwhelmed (ie. make something teal today). I get easily overwhelmed. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore LOL sounds like we're in the same boat! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I could not agree more! @sewwrong: Sometimes I have too many ideas and dont know where to start! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore @taunitweets, okay I will give you that too - must finish or else project = #craftfail #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good call RT @LisaGCreates: I limit my pinning time to 20min at the end of evening. Daytime pinterest for reference only #crafterminds about 1 hour ago lots of repeats RT @madincrafts: I dont get a lot of ideas from other peoples boards on Pinterest. Am I the only one? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Sometimes I have too many ideas and don't know where to start! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I do a lot of crafting in my head. RT @kassarie: My problem is to find the time to sit down and create my idea! #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago i have to create all the time so that my "to make" list gets shorter...then I add more #crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Me too! RT @taunitweets: mine is to finish :) RT @crafterminds: My problem is not to be inspired... it has been to start! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @LisaGCreates: I limit my pinning time to 20min at the end of evening. Daytime pinterest for reference only #selfcontrol #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @LisaGCreates: I limit pinning time to 20min at the end of my evening. Daytime pinterest is for reference only #selfcontrol #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I don't get a lot of ideas from other people's boards on Pinterest. Am I the only one? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I want to!!! RT @taunitweets: @Steph2Pigs You should go back! :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago My problem is to find the time to sit down and create my idea! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @TheSewingLoft Creative Chaos does sound better! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @craftmoore: Seriously, I can only look at other people's stuff for so long, and then I get bored and need to go create... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Seriously, I can only look at other people's stuff for so long, and then I get bored and need to go create... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @MouseInMyPocket That's a great goal! Inspiring to step away from the screen and actually DO something. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @MouseInMyPocket: I try to make an effort to try to make at least one thing I have found on @pinterest each week #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Steph2Pigs You should go back! :) #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @taunitweets maybe when i'm 50 and my kids are out of the house... hahaha. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Same here! RT @crafterminds: My problem has never been to be inspired... it has been to start working! Hahah!. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I limit my pinning time to 20min at the end of my evening. Daytime pinterest is for reference only #crafterminds #selfcontrol about 1 hour ago Well, mine is to finish :) RT @crafterminds: My problem has never been to be inspired... it has been to start working! Hahah!. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago When I reach the end of the pinternet! RT @crafterminds: how do you know when to stop with the craftporn & start making stuff? #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I try to make an effort to try to make at least one thing I have found on @pinterest each week #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @Steph2Pigs: Pretty fabrics, paper, threads i.e. patterns and colors, plus something I need to make (or repurpose)! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets @modpodgerocks I wish I could go back to school as an art major #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I like to think of it as creative chaos.. without it- Im not inspired! @modpodgerocks @Graphicsfairy: Im not neat #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I also like to grab something random of the shelf--say, chair tips--and see what I can come up with. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @taunitweets: #1 most inspirational thing for me is to be around creative/inspirational people. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @taunitweets I did it for a year and a half. Then I realized that an art career for most is being told what to create! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago My problem has never been to be inspired... it has been to start

working! Hahah!. #crafterminds • about 2 hours ago You should! LOL RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets @modpodgerocks I wish I could go back to school as an art major #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I like taking requests; tell me what to make and I'll (try to) do it ie I made felt softies of characters in my hubbys book #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Love that! RT @Glitter_Ninjaa: i like to take pictures of things i have made then use those to be inspired #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @taunitweets @modpodgerocks I wish I could go back to school as an art major #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @delachic I almost always do a google search of "my" idea before I start it. If there are others out there, I change it. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Pretty fabrics, paper, threads i.e. patterns and colors, plus something I need to make (or repurpose)! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago #1 most inspirational thing for me is to be around creative/inspirational people. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I find the success of others inspiring. Rather than getting jealous, I say "I can do that." Then work harder. : ) #crafterminds about 2 hours ago So, speaking of @pinterest, how do you know when to stop with the

• days. #crafterminds” You tried Craftgawker? • about 2 hours ago Good idea! RT @Glitter_Ninjaa: i like to take pictures of things i have made then use those to be inspired #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: Momentum is inspiring to me - getting something started usually leads to more work/inspiration. #crafterminds

about 2 hours ago so true! RT @crafterminds: Momentum is inspiring to me - getting something started usually leads to more work/inspiration. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @modpodgerocks I was never creative enough to pretend to be an art major...Just good enough to learn how to "spin" #PR #crafterminds about 2 hours ago i have to be careful when I get inspired to make sure that it's with my own twist so that it's not "copying" #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Me too RT @graphicsfairy: Im not good at neat. I like to spread things out and look at them all together. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @creativegoddess Hi Vicki! Looking forward to seeing you in a couple weeks! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @SewCatSew 98%! I'll take it :D #crafterminds about 2 hours ago thx for sharing! RT @MouseInMyPocket: @taunitweets my fav magazine http://t.co/jILsNNWa lots of upcycling! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I start with a simple idea (we need a sidetable) and brainstorms way I could make 1 in a way I haven't seen before. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Momentum is inspiring to me - getting something started usually leads to more work/inspiration. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago i like to take pictures of things i have made then use those to be inspired #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I'm not good at neat. I like to spread things out and look at them all together. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I hope we are all getting inspired to sit down & work this afternoon & evening!! :) #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @modpodgerocks Way ahead of you :-) read it this morning and agree! with you (well at least about 98% or so) #crafterminds

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about 2 hours ago @graphicsfairy It's a sickness! #magazinepurchases #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Agreed! RT @crafterminds: I am also a firm believer in just sitting down and playing/working... inspiration comes.... #crafterminds about 2 hours ago “@Laura_Wadsworth: I find my craft area is inspiring too. Just being surrounded with all those materials! #crafterminds” yes stores r great about 2 hours ago @taunitweets Me too - that's why I dropped art as a major in college. It never worked when I was required to do something! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @taunitweets my fav magazine http://t.co/QNPsguMg lots of upcycling! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago LOL! RT @madincrafts: Jess from Mad in Crafts here! A little late, but earlier than usual. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago we may never work again! RT @taunitweets: I am a magazine whore. Here are my favorite online pubs http://t.co/9sEEcyVW #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I like to swap w/pals too. "@crafterminds: I like to force limitations to inspire myself. Work from only my stash. #crafterminds #craft #DIY about 2 hours ago RT @taunitweets: I am a magazine whore. Here are my favorite online pubs http://t.co/G7SFjWj5 #inspiration #thatisall #crafterminds about 2 hours ago So true. RT @LisaGCreates: Tidying my fabric stash usually ends in inspiration to make something NOW #crafterminds about 2 hours ago HA!Ha! Couldn't figure out why tweetchat wasn't working correctly... I wasn't logged in. D'OH! :) #crafterminds about 2 hours ago sometimes I just sit looking into my big "box" of supplies-I just run through the different things that can be made and viola! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Ha! Me too! RT @taunitweets: I am a magazine whore. Here are my favorite online pubs http://t.co/iKc5Qx8D #inspiration #crafterminds

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about 2 hours ago I am more creative when I don't HAVE to be creative. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @Laura_Wadsworth Yes, I love being around all my craft materials, but only when my craft room is clean and organized haha #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: I am also a firm believer in just sitting down and playing/working... inspiration comes after you start... #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I love pinterest, but I still keep a board above my sewing machine with images of what inspires me - cards, tearouts, etc #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Jess from Mad in Crafts here! A little late, but earlier than usual. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Mine, when it's clean! RT @Laura_Wadsworth: my craft area is inspiring too. Just being surrounded with all those materials! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago inspiration: i get it from @pinterest or just getting ideas from people/children... #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I am a magazine whore. Here are my favorite online pubs http://t.co/th7liFSO #inspiration #thatisall #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @thezenofmaking: See also: trying a method that I dont know how to do, just to figure it out. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @SewCatSew You might like my Pinterest article :D http://t.co/I1Ih4l5J #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I am also a firm believer in just sitting down and playing/working... inspiration comes after you start messing around. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I tend to create some of my better projects when forced to use what I have on hand. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I find my craft area is inspiring too. Just being surrounded with all those materials! #crafterminds

about 2 hours ago @SewCatSew Yes, Pinterest can definitely be a time suck. I think it's hard when you're inspired to tell when to stop. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @crafterminds Yes! See also: trying a method that I don't know how to do, just to figure it out. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago My favorite is looking at fashion magazines to see what's in style and how to recreate them on my own #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Smart! RT @crafterminds: I like to force limitations to inspire myself. Work from only my stash, etc. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @thezenofmaking so great to be here!! i'm usually at my 9-5 but I'm off today! :) #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: I like to force limitations to inspire myself. Work from only my stash, etc. #crafterminds << love doing that too. about 2 hours ago RT @craftmoore: A great source of crafty inspiration for me is challenges! Forces me to go outside of my comfort zone! : ) #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I like clothing stores for inspiration too - color combinations and patterns. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I like to force limitations to inspire myself. Work from only my stash, etc. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago A great source of crafty inspiration for me is challenges! Forces me to go outside of my comfort zone! : ) #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I <3 Pinterst but wonder how much I'd have created if I hadn't spent the time there looking at others' stuff #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @delachic Hello, ladyfriend! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Exhibitions are a great source of inspiration #crafterminds

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about 2 hours ago Me Too! @SewCatSew I also like to find new techniques and think of ways I can use them in different ways #crafterminds #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @modpodgerocks @thezenofmaking I love looking at pictures of windows in NYC! Dreaming of going someday soon! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @AnnieHP Movies can be great, some of the sets are so amazing! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @thezenofmaking I love craft groups. Want one! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @graphicsfairy Oh, yes I love the idea of finding antique materials and thinking of new ways to use them! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago i love going to craft shows to get ideas #crafterminds about 2 hours ago yay #crafterminds I finally made it! about 2 hours ago OH yes! Pinterest is always a great source for inspiration! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Yes! RT @TheSewingLoft: I tend to look to nature for inspiration. Then I think about whats trending or something I need. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I've been found randomly taking pictures of hotel carpets for quilt inspiration #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @TheSewingLoft: I tend to look to nature for inspiration. Then I think about whats trending or something I need. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I also like to find new techniques and think of ways I can use them in different ways #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @crafterminds I find inspiration everywhere. Online, books, movies, friends, family, nature. Hard to narrow it down though. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I usually find a ton of inspiration in small boutique shops and art

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galleries. #crafterminds • about 2 hours ago Picked up a random "table scatter" from the dollar section with no ideas... and ended up making TWO projects! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I like to hit the antique mall or flea mkt. I get inspired by old things and like to use old materials in my crafts. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Sometimes the ideas just pop in my head, sometimes I sift through a supply shop & sometimes I observe the world around me! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I tend to look to nature for inspiration. Then I think about what's trending or something I need. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I use Pinterest.... loads of inspiration & pop back often to remind myself what I pinned that I liked #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Crafty hangouts are also a great source of inspiration. Only good things happen when creative minds get together! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @thezenofmaking That is a good call. Just walking around and looking at windows in NYC can be inspiring! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hello Pinterest! It is such a wealth of inspiration! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Pinterest! Definitely a main place for inspiration these days. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hi everyone - a few mintues late, but I'm Annie from http://t.co/Vo1AnF6D Excited to chat about inspiration! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @MouseInMyPocket: I get inspired by checking out other peoples ideas #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I am inspired by my cheapness as in "Heck! I could make that myself!" rather than buy it #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Oh my! Tweetchat is acting up... I can't RT anyone at the moment.

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#crafterminds • about 2 hours ago I have an inspiration book that I look through (printed pics) RT

@TheGreatIndoors yesterday. Looking @ pretties gets my creative juices flowing #crafterminds about 2 hours ago I get inspired by checking out other people's ideas #crafterminds about 2 hours ago TWEET CHATTING for the next hour - to temporarily unfollow me, use http://t.co/y88tjNjF until 5pm EST :D #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @craftmoore: Needed some inspiration this weekend... so went craft-supply shopping! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Ideas pop in my head when I need something but want to add my own twist to it. @crafterminds: How do you get inspired? #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Anyone who does home/diy/craft blogging - I am hosting #crafterminds chat right now! Join us http://t.co/O9HyJRcI about 2 hours ago Inspiration can happen anywhere, anytime. I like to take a walk, then look around until something makes me go "ooh!" #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Needed some inspiration this weekend... so went craft-supply shopping! RT @crafterminds: How do you get inspired? #crafterminds about 2 hours ago TWEET CHATTING for the next hour - to temporarily unfollow me, use http://t.co/GBoR1PW8 until 5pm EST :D #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/pGF0Tk6V #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/INTZq22Q #crafterminds about 2 hours ago So! Let's talk about inspiration! How do you get inspired?

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#crafterminds • about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/2bGXxdMb #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/L9aLIORU #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/cbEyTOqJ #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/xMDgMT8x #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hello! I'm Haley from The Zen of Making. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/INTZq22Q #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/KhbL0VmQ #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hey everyone! Steph @ The Silly Pearl here. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @graphicsfairy Thanks Karen, I'm happy to be chatting today! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @SewCatSew Cute name!! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: Almost time to chat! Introduce yourself & your URL. Todays topic: inspiration #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hello all! Kassi from http://t.co/0UludSQC here! ;) #crafterminds about 2 hours ago We have a new social media agency! We are hooking brands up with bloggers in our niche http://t.co/INTZq22Q #crafterminds about 2 hours ago YAY! It is Crafterminds time!! Carolina here from Always Expect

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Moore, ready to be INSPIRED!! : ) #crafterminds • about 2 hours ago @TheSewingLoft Hi Heather! Glad you popped in today! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hey crafters! I'm Laura from The Embellished Nest http://t.co/fc6dHFXx #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hi everyone! Wendi from www.sewcatsew.com here #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @LisaGCreates Thanks for making it to our chat! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Welcome everyone! So glad to see you all. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hi Everyone, I am Heather from The Sewing Loft. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @modpodgerocks Hey Amy! No problem! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hi Everyone, this is Andi & Jessica at http://t.co/6CdLgUKz Hello! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Evening all (9pm UK) Lisa here from Lisa G Creations #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Kristin here from Kristin's Veranda http://t.co/dZtRlBqP #crafterminds about 2 hours ago @graphicsfairy Karen, hi!! I owe you an e-mail . . . :D #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hi everyone! Amy Anderson, Mod Podge Rocks!! #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Hi Everyone! Karen from The Graphics Fairy here. #crafterminds about 2 hours ago RT @crafterminds: Almost time to chat! Introduce yourself & your URL. Todays topic: inspiration #crafterminds about 2 hours ago Almost time to chat! Introduce yourself & your URL. Today's topic: inspiration #crafterminds

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