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CreativeBloggerHeaderBlogs are a huge source of inspiration for all of us crafty, creative people – and there is a good chance that you host your own blog…or maybe you are thinking about it. Whether you blog professionally already or you are getting your feet wet in the blog world, today’s gift guide picks are definitely something you should check out. Come hang out with me for the next two and a half minutes to see what I’m loving.

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I threw myself into Blog Inc and Craft Inc…and I continue to use them as resources as I navigate my way through the world of blogging. Some of the material in the books may not apply directly to your goals…and if that is the case, just skip to the next chapter! There are nuggets of wisdom throughout and you can pick and choose how you want to apply the information to your own goals as a creative blogger and crafter. The Craft Inc Planner is a great way to make sure you “do your homework” and iron out all the details for your personal business.


For years, I used the plain ol’ camera bag that you can find at most electronic stores…then I found Jo Totes! These handbags area all style …and function! The Betsy tote is my personal favorite but if you’re looking for a large tote, check out their Missy tote. The Missy can carry a 15″ Macbook Pro, while the Betsy is perfect for the 13″ model. I especially love how versatile these bags are. With the velcro inserts, you have everything you need to protect your lenses and camera, but if you’d like to use it for everyday purposes, you can do that too! The colors options are fabulous and so much more appropriate for the creative blogger. Say goodbye to those boring camera bags!BloggingTee3

Jossie has been a Damask Love reader and friend for years and I am so excited that she’s a part of today’s gift guide picks. She’s started her own Etsy shop filled with customizable tees and treats. When I saw her “Blogging is my Jam” tee on Instagram, I knew I had to have it – you should probably have it too. I’ve worn my tee out several times and it’s a great conversation starter! People want to know about your blog and before you know it, you’ve got a new blog friend!

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45 thoughts on “Toile 2014: Top Three Gifts for Creative Bloggers

  1. OMG you are so COOOOOOL, so many giveaways, i just love to look early in the morning if something new is on your Blog… Please never stop! 🙂

  2. Thank you for posting about the Craft Inc books – I’m new to blogging and they look like they’d be an excellent resource! So happy I stumbled upon your blog a couple months ago – its been so fun following you!

  3. Those books are really cool! I have always wanted to start a blog, and if they give a starting point, or even a clue!, that would be great!

  4. I do not have a blog…although some day I would love to! One of my favorite blogs to read, besides Damask Love, is I am a card maker and Jennifer is a technique genius! Thanks for the chance to win, Amber! 🙂

  5. Guuurl! Love your post and these awesome holiday tips! I loved watching you rock your tee! So fun!!
    I have been eyeing those books! I’m always on the hunt for a good
    Read to improve my blog. Thank you again for including me in today’s post! Xo

  6. I do have a blog where I post my crafty creations. I visit lots of other blogs every day… it is fun to see what other people are creating and to gain creative inspiration. I love your videos. You are so fun. Thanks for the awesome giveaways!

  7. Yes I have my own blog and I am the creative director/blogger for Creative Bag. Already own the
    Craft Inc book but would love to have the blogging one for reference too! I am totally in love with the camera bags – thanks for recommending Jo Totes … I need to replace my current bag (which I use every day) and I have added one of their bags to the top of my Christmas wish list.

  8. I don’t have a blog. I think about getting one but I spend so much time reading other peoples that I wouldn’t have time to keep up with mine. I like the G45 blog, Core-dinations, Add a little dazzle (metal sheets) and Damask Love.

  9. I don’t have a blog but would like to start one. I like She does everything….crafts, food recipes, home decor, etc. I especially love her ideas on the various ways to use paper. Very inspiring.

  10. I’m a fan of and Both are lifestyle and fashion blogs. Also, I’m a new blogger and I like mine too:)

  11. I do not have a blog but a love following craft blogs as I always like to learn new things. What a lot of giveaways for one post.

  12. Ooops, forgot to write my answer – Lia Griffiths. She makes such beautiful flowers (and lots of other things) from paper.

  13. I don’t have a blog, but I have thought about it….I don’t think it would be interesting enough to draw any readers. I love to follow Betsy Veldman’s blog Paper, Scissors and Superheroes. She is an absolute papercrafting genius!

  14. I haven’t started a blog yet but I’m getting closer to it. Besides Damask Love I check kwernerdesign blog and jennifer mcguire ink daily.

  15. I’m not a blogger yet, but I’m working on it. I’d love to win the books or any of the gifts you’re giving away!

  16. I don’t have a blog. My daughter created one for me,her and my sister to use, but since my daughter died in 2011, I hardly ever visit that blog.
    I like Carolyn Dube’s blog

  17. I don’t have a blog right now. I’m in the process of researching to make sure this is something I really want to get into. One of my favorite blogs is The Art of Doing Stuff. She has such an engaging style of writing that even if your not into what she writing about you’ll keep reading anyway.

  18. I read tons of blogs and have tried to start my own blog but I just don’t have the time to maintain it. So do you do it???

  19. I did have a crafting blog quite a few years back and I often think of starting up another. I’m torn between which blog site to use.

  20. I do have my own craft blog, but it’s mainly so I can enter challenges, etc. Those books would be mega-helpful! And the camera bag! Oooh-la-la! Love it!

  21. I don’t have my own blog, but help my friend with her fashion blog. I would love to learn more about blogging though!

    It’s not a craft blog, but I read and love it, just as much as I love Damasklove! Thanks for the great giveaways!

  22. I love to read blogs that have anything to do with being creative! One of my favorite blogs is Ape On The Moon. I’m not a writer but I am a reader!
    Rene Maria Creamer

  23. My favorite blog? That’s a tough one. If you would put a gun to my head and make me choose, I think it would be the one of Jennifer Mc Guire. Not for her cards per se, but for her technique videos. I have learned so much from her!

    But I love yours too! 😉

  24. I am really hoping to start a blog soon but I don’t have one as of yet. However, I always look forward to reading

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