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Hi! My name is Mallory Whitfield, but you can call me Miss Malaprop! (Photo credit: Jen Karpowicz)

My New Orleans: An Interview with Borrowed & Blue

I was recently approached by Helen Alston, the New Orleans Market Specialist for Borrowed & Blue. I was actually familiar with Borrowed & Blue already because we work with a handful of wedding-related

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I love this Doctor Who inspired “We’re All Stories In The End” tank top from indie designer Jordandené. Learn more at

Geeky Gifts: Handmade Tees and Tank Tops by Jordandené

If you’ve been following me for awhile, you may have noticed that I’m a bit of a geek. Doctor Who, Star Wars, Game of Thrones… I’m a fan of many popular sci-fi and fantasy franchises, and

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3 Ways to Get More Instagram Followers and Sales + 2 Must-Know Hashtag Techniques, by MadeFreshly, via

3 Ways to Get More Instagram Followers and Sales + 2 Must-Know Hashtag Techniques

When Rachel Daley from MadeFreshly approached me about contributing a guide to getting more followers on Instagram, I was all “Yes please!” I spent much of last year on my own personal mission to

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What do creatives need to know about Intellectual Property Law? Here is a brief overview of the concept of fair use, explained with artists in mind. Written by AvvoLaw, via

Fan Art and Fair Use: A Brief Overview of Intellectual Property Law for Artists

This post comes to you from the super smart folks at Avvo, a legal website dedicated to making legal easier for everyone. A few years ago, I helped organize a workshop for artists in collaboration with

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How I Made $4,752 from 1 Blog Post in 1 Month with The Content Upcycle Method, via

The Content Upcycle Method (aka the incredibly true story of how I made $4,752 from 1 blog post in 1 month)

I’d like to think I know a thing or two about upcycling. After all, I won 3rd place in Etsy’s nationwide Upcycling Contest back in 2007 and my winning design, an outfit made from FEMA blue

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Miss Malaprop: my craft show booth at Gretna Fest 2012

5+ Craft Show Must Haves (and then some!)

I’ve been doing my fair share of craft fairs for 10 years now, so I’ve learned a lot of tricks along the way. (I even wrote a book about it.) My craft show tool kit has evolved a lot over the years,

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Funny Valentines Day Cards, Stud Muffin

Funny Valentines Cards

Now that the holiday season is officially behind us, it’s time to start thinking ahead to the next one: Valentine’s Day! A day of love, sweetness, generosity, and sexytime. Or… a day

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The Ultimate Guide to Conferences for Creatives, via

The Ultimate Guide to Conferences for Creatives in 2016

I’ve talked about how meeting other creatives face-to-face at conferences, art markets and other events has been absolutely crucial for growing my biz over the years. While there are plenty of conference

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Alt Summit 2016: Mallory Whitfield from is liveblogging her first time at Alt Summit!

I’ll Be Liveblogging Alt Summit 2016!

I’ll be attending Alt Summit for the first time this week. It’s an incredible conference for bloggers and creative entrepreneurs, and I’ve been following the action from afar via Instagram

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Cute Valentines gifts for long distance couples

Cute Valentines Day Gifts for Couples

We’re Irresistibly Attracted™ His & Hers Couple Pillowcase Set In search of cute Valentine’s Day gifts for couples? You’ve come to the right place! Whether your best friends are getting

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Thrive Themes Review: How + Why I Redesigned My WordPress Website with Thrive Themes

How + Why I Redesigned My WordPress Website with Thrive Themes

If you come round these parts often, you may have noticed I recently redesigned my website! 2015 was a year of refocusing and reassessing my blog and my biz. I spent a lot of time thinking about where

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Fashion Mingle: Illustrated by Mallory Whitfield,

#FashionMingle: Connect, Collaborate & Create

Fashion has always been an important part of self-expression for me. I grew up experimenting with outfits and wearing some pretty ridiculous ensembles along the way. After coming back from a month of study

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