February’s brilliant bits: our must-see blogs, sites and creatives

It’s that time of the month again! Ready yourself for an all-out inspiration binge for the mind, the sketch pad and the craft box.

The Road to 1000 – Handmadeology
If you’ve ever found yourself wondering how to turn your hobby into a viable career option, then toddle on over to Handmadeology and read some of the stories they’re peddling. In this article, Etsy seller and paper enthusiast, Marianne Benzen, talks about the creation of her small business and how she grew her it.

Prada sticks its ENTIRE digital archive online. 28 years of it! – It’s Nice That
Any fashionistas out there? One of our favourite blogs, It’s Nice That, has revealed an obsession for Prada’s digital archive, and we can’t say we blame them. This makes for some great commute or lunchtime reading and is more than just a little gorgeous.

Free save the date printables – Mollie Makes
Dedicated to servicing the makers and crafters out there, Mollie Makes is a magazine filled with easy to follow tutorials and how-tos. This month, we’ve been pashing on this wedding stationery post that champions designers and at-home DIY makeables in equal measure.

What Matters Now: Digital Kids – Huge
Digital agency, Huge, share their research on ‘digital kids’— how they consume, interact and use various forms of media and how e-commerce businesses can use this information to adapt and appeal. It covers all sorts of cool angles like importance of device, imagery and shareability.

The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year – Forbes
Did you fall off your chair in shock when you read the title of this post? We did. Forbes contributor Jon Youshaei spends the day shadowing an Uber driver who uses his job as a driver to explore all sorts of exciting new business opportunities. You need to read this to believe it.

If you have a hankering to tell us what you’ve been reading or looking at this month, drop a link below and share up!


Vicky Day
11 Mar 2015 16:56
I'll be saving all these for a read later!
19 Mar 2015 22:31
Handmadeology is great - essential reading for Etsy shop owners.
Stuart Glegg
20 Mar 2015 08:56
Useful stuff, I also happened upon unsplash a brilliant resource for really high quality free images
25 Jan 2016 11:29
Great links, very interesting

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