Handmade Crafts Blog

Welcome to.. Our Blog!

14/04/2010

Hello Crafters and Craft Fans!

It's been a long time coming, but we are finally launching the first of many interactive features here at Handmade Crafts - and in this day and age, where else would we start but with a blog of our very own?

We will be using this space for a number of purposes, but primarily to update you with any changes which we make to the site (and there are lots of really exciting changes coming up in the near future) - but also to pass on any snippets of news which you share with us.

So if you have something to share, but it doesn't quite justify a full Press Release, just get in touch with us and if appropriate, we'll blog it.

Stay in the know!

If you want to find out when we release new posts, hit the subscribe link at the bottom of the page and sign up via Feedburner (run by Google) - then you'll automatically get an email whenever we release a blog. You can also sign up to our Newsletter on the right, although we generally only send one a month.

Thank you and stay tuned..

Thats it for now, apart from saying a big Thank-You for all of your support! Feel free to leave us a comment below, or if you haven't already, make your mark on the Craft Supporters List! And stay tuned, because we'll be handing out our very own golden (or possibly papier mache) tickets soon.. :)

Comments (24)

Gravatar for Steve Hatchard

Nice one, Matt.

Posted by Steve Hatchard on 14/04/2010 18:48:13

Gravatar for Kev Jaques

Yay about time the Blog was added :) Still early days yet though and it will certainly help broadcast more crafty stuff from the fantastic crafts people out there :)

Hmm, it needs some Kev Lurve ;) Watch this space ;)

Posted by Kev Jaques on 14/04/2010 19:02:13

Gravatar for Just Soaps

Great blog, you could give me lessons in layout and backgrounds:)?

Well done

Posted by Just Soaps on 14/04/2010 19:43:17

Gravatar for Fiona

Yey, great blog.
Can't wait to read more updates.
Well done :)

Posted by Fiona on 15/04/2010 08:26:58

Gravatar for Ray Southerden

Great layout excellent blog look forward to more features

Posted by Ray Southerden on 15/04/2010 08:29:58

Gravatar for Matt Chatterley

Thanks everyone - keep the comments coming in, it lets us know we're loved ;)

A few more posts will be going up today - mainly things we have been sent recently which are too short for Press Releases - so subscribe and keep your eyes peeled for some great items and events!

Posted by Matt Chatterley on 15/04/2010 08:33:36

Gravatar for Jenni Evans

Check out my site guys and please let me know what you think.

Posted by Jenni Evans on 15/04/2010 09:03:58

Gravatar for Cosy Candles & Aromas

Cool!!! Keep up the good work Matt. Looking forward to regular updates and news.

Posted by Cosy Candles & Aromas on 15/04/2010 09:26:21

Gravatar for arianna

Great blog, let's get it bigger!! :)

Posted by arianna on 15/04/2010 09:35:19

Gravatar for Jilly - Cottonarts

Nice one!!!!
BIGGER X

Posted by Jilly - Cottonarts on 15/04/2010 09:59:40

Gravatar for Lyndsay

A great start....the hard work is paying off!

Posted by Lyndsay on 15/04/2010 10:43:29

Gravatar for curlinggold

Congratulations, Matt. I wish you both lots of little crafters!

Posted by curlinggold on 15/04/2010 10:48:43

Gravatar for Kella Creative Wishes

Glad to see your blog is up and running, I'll be following for sure.

Posted by Kella Creative Wishes on 15/04/2010 11:23:12

Gravatar for anita

congratulations..love it. Thanks for all the lovely comments about my yummy sweet treats.

Posted by anita on 15/04/2010 12:24:17

Gravatar for (keywords removed)

The site looks really good. I like how the layout is; nice 'n easy to navigate. One thing I would strongly suggest, though, is that you keep the banner ads down. Oh, you can have a few, just don't over do it. It makes the site take a long time to load when you have a lot of these ads and they are also really ineffective at generating revenue. In-context links are way better. Other than that, everything looks great.

Posted by (keywords removed) on 15/04/2010 13:24:25

Gravatar for Hannah

Sounds gd, look fwd to seeing more posts.

Hannah
Handmade Jewellery
http://surfjewels.000space.com

Posted by Hannah on 15/04/2010 16:23:36

Gravatar for Lucy Farfort

Yay you have a blog great stuff :)

Posted by Lucy Farfort on 15/04/2010 16:30:21

Gravatar for Dot Horne

Great blog, well done, will pop in from time to time ;)

Posted by Dot Horne on 15/04/2010 18:18:46

Gravatar for Kerry

Looking forward to the creative news!

Posted by Kerry on 15/04/2010 19:25:35

Gravatar for sock yarn

like the template :) mine has a similar feel:
http://sockyarnshop.blogspot.com/

Posted by sock yarn on 15/04/2010 20:42:01

Gravatar for Pearletta Wilson

Looking forward to being kept informed via this blog. Already following you on Twitter and Facebook. Just shared a link with all my friends because it's good to share :)

Posted by Pearletta Wilson on 15/04/2010 22:19:06

Gravatar for Matt Chatterley

Thanks for all the comments everyone - and the well wishes, etc. We'll get some exciting stuff up v. soon, so make sure you subscribe for updates!

PS - Sock Yarn - It's not a template, it's a hand-crafted bespoke design! ;)

Posted by Matt Chatterley on 16/04/2010 08:00:42

Gravatar for Jan Jackman

Well done on getting the blog up & running!

Jan x

Posted by Jan Jackman on 16/04/2010 10:43:03

Gravatar for (Keywords removed)

I love the 'handcrafted' look to this site. Definitely will be bookmarking, hope you can keep up with the new posts, looking forward!!

Posted by (Keywords removed) on 08/06/2010 13:51:11

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