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Intellectual Property Law for Artists

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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The Content Upcycle Method has turned my best blog content into a money making machine. Here's how I made $4,752 from 1 blog post in 1 month...

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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Alt Summit 2016: Mallory Whitfield from MissMalaprop.com 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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Cool Gift Ideas for Awesome People

Cool Gifts Ideas: Indie, Handmade, Unique

Finding cool gifts doesn't have to be hard. (Not when I'm around!)I'm giving you the badass gift-giver hookup and showing you my favorite indie & handmade brands. Read on for my favorite fun gift

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Fashion Mingle: Illustrated by Mallory Whitfield, MissMalaprop.com

#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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Gingerbread Men Funny Christmas Card

14 Funny Christmas Cards Worth Sending!

There’s nothing better than a little humor during the holiday season. After all, it can be stressful enough, with the constant barrage of party invites and gifts to buy and family to deal with. Throw

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200+ New Orleans Instagram Folks (+ #Hashtags!) Worth Following

200+ New Orleans Instagram Folks Worth Following

Like the Louisiana doodle above? I drew it! You can get it on products ranging from postage stamps to luggage tags in my Zazzle shop! For me, visual forms of social media, like Pinterest and Instagram,

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Jordan Dené Ellis

#BadassCreatives: Cool Tshirts for Geeks by Jordandené

I don’t remember how exactly I first discovered Jordandené and Brooklyn-based designer Jordan Dené Ellis. It was probably via Instagram, where her geek-chic t-shirts are a big hit with plenty

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