Blog: Damask Love Gets a New Attitude

May 25, 2015

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It’s all fun and games until they tell you to push.
I remember when I was in labor with Markus. Everything went really well, but man – when those stadium lights came on and it was time to push, I was like  – “oh” – “you want me to make this baby come to the outside?” Well, damn. Things just got real.
Not that I’m comparing this blog to childbirth. But, um… I kind of am comparing it to childbirth.
We’ve been working behind the scenes to get this thing fully baked and now it’s here…and things just got real.
Here’s a rundown of what’s new for your eyeballs:
Homepage is bangin’:
Damask Love is so much more than a single tutorial or post. This blog is full of ideas and projects that you can use for every occasion. This is why we totally revamped the homepage to give you a ton of ways to find content that gets you in the mood to make. At the top of the homepage, you’ll find the most recent posts, but as you keep scrolling you’ll find even more content including some of my most popular DIY’s and crafts.
Mobile made amazing:
Next time you head into a boring meeting, be sure you’ve got your phone or tablet. Sneak it under the table and pay me a visit. The new Damask Love is totally mobile friendly which will make it so much easier to ignore everything going on in that meeting and attend to more important issues. Like glitter.
Categories and tags that make sense:
What’s the point of awesome content when you can’t find anything? It’s like telling Kanye to tap into his humble side. Pointless. Lucky for you, I’ve reorganized this joint and you can find exactly what you’re looking for. The categories are refined into meaningful groups and you’ll also find tags at the end of each individual post to help you dig deeper into specific content that interests you.
Enabling at your finger tips:
I am nothing if not the world’s best spender of other people’s money. What can I say. It’s a talent. To make sure you are spending your greenbacks on the greatest, I’ve put together a page of my very favorite crafting and blogging goods. Visit the “shop” link and see what I’m using in my own craftroom. Then get you some. That’s an order.
Craft 101…Finally!
It has been a huge, huge, huge goal of mine to produce a video library of simple crafting techniques…and today is the day that it’s happening! “Excited” is not even the word to describe how I’m feeling! Craft 101 is such an accomplishment for me and I can’t wait to watch the catalog of videos grow. Craft 101 is a place for beginners and experienced crafters alike to find quick and clear information about basic crafting techniques. Each tutorial video is one minute in length – because, let’s be honest, any longer than that and you start getting distracted by…well…by anything.
So now that you’ve got the lay of the land, get yourself a glass of whatever you’re drinkin’ and sit a spell. It’s about to get real crafty up in here. I can’t wait to hear what you think!
And before I go, howsabout a big hip hip hooray for Roundhouse Designs. Those guys know a thing or two about a thing or two.

34 thoughts on “Damask Love Gets a New Attitude”

  1. How exciting! I am looking forward to the Craft 101 videos! Your stuff is always inspiring. When you make changes it is always to improve and I appreciate that. And, yes, you do spend my money well. 🙂

    1. You are gonna love Craft 101! It’s a great place to get started if you’re dipping your feet into this whole crafting thing! Thanks for your support and kind words!

  2. Girl, look at this! I love the new look and especially the new organization. It’s clean, easy to navigate and a danger to my pocketbook. Thank for the warning. You did this while raising a newborn? You are Wonder Woman!

  3. Your old blog was great! This up-date is fabulous!
    I love the work you do and enjoy your humor! A GREAT combo!
    Thanks for guiding us through it!
    Susan

    1. There will always be a little bit of stamping, so don’t you worry! I’ve definitely moved on into more DIY territory, but I can’t let this small fortune of stamps go to waste!!

  4. Amber, this is gorgeous! I love the layout and the feel to the website. I’m even leaving a comment here thru my phone. I’m so excited about what you have in store! Congrats!

  5. Love Love Love your new blog! It’s so colorful and clean. Love all the pictures of must have/must do ideas that jump at my face. Wow, you did a great job. That’s such a pretty picture of you. Great job!

  6. I love your new website! It is so easy to navigate – I am watching the videos next! I just read about you and have to agree – I don’t do mint with chocolate either – LOL.
    Thanks for providing a fun place to learn about new craft items and techniques!!! I so enjoy reading your posts – you always make my day. 🙂

  7. Omigosh. I haven’t visited in awhile but girrrrrrlll…your site is awesome!! Love the makeover and well, pretty much everything you do!

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