Blog Comment Changes & More Crafty Snaps



What the “craft bench” looks like right now.

Someone asked me what my craft area looks like, and, you’re kinda looking at it. I live in a loft, so there are no separate rooms for organization. I basically take over the living room. I have yarn stash in one corner, photo lights in another corner, and some crafty supplies in another corner. I like to sit on the floor and work, so I’m usually on the living room rug, leaning against the couch. If I have to lay out my work, I use the skinny table/bench behind the couch.

My official craft table is a bit of a wreck right now. I usually don’t work at it unless I’m doing something with beads. Otherwise, it’s storage and a place to put crap down!

In more administrative news, you may notice a change in the way comments/replies work on my blog. I really wanted you guys to be notified if I or someone else reply to your comments here. If I leave a comment on someone’s blog, I usually won’t check back on that entry to see if I got a response. I just won’t remember. So I like when I get notified if someone replies to me. That is why I made that change here.

Hairy told me that without notifications, commenters are encouraged to return to the page to see if they got a response, which would increase your site traffic numbers(?). I understand that from a numbers standpoint, but from a user’s standpoint, I’m personally just not going to check back!

So if you hate this change, I can also give you the option of deciding whether or not you get a reply message. But I like it this way because I feel it creates more of a dialogue between you and me (and others), and that’s what I feel that blogging is about, at least for myself, at this moment in time. With blogger, I can check a box to get a notification or not, but sometimes I forget to check the box! So I like the default. Let me know your thoughts.

Anyhoo, today I decided to curl my bangs under! It looked better before I brushed them out. I prefered it a bit piece-y, since I curled them in three sections. Oh well! Now I know for next time! Finger-brush, not brush-brush!

Last night, Hairy made pho!

I think it’s exciting we also get the dish of greens n things just like at a restaurant!

Now I’m going back to sewing pepperonis onto pizzas!!!

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13 Responses to Blog Comment Changes & More Crafty Snaps

  1. Jamie Carr says:

    Oh man that Pho looks soooo goood.

  2. jen says:

    OMG! I love Pho! I’m on the hunt for my creating own batch. It’s a bit hard when the resources out here are scarce. Cute Bangs to btw.

    • Twinkie Chan says:

      Hairy uses something pre-made to make the broth. I’ll see if I can dig it up and take a pic for everybody! Aside from that, all you need is noodles and whatever other toppings you want to put on there!

  3. jules chan says:

    Good points all round about your changes on comments, will look into it myself.
    Fringe looks cute by the way.

  4. Tams says:

    I am new to you and your blog (why yes I do live under a rock) so it will be basically no change to me but I like getting a notification if someone replies! I think people do sometimes check back but it makes it feel kinda special to get an email that is all “Oh look someone replied to you.”

    I enjoy seeing pictures of people’s crafty spaces as well, partly because I live in a pretty tiny apartment so it helps to get ideas from people. I don’t have the luxury of having a whole room to myself. It is nice to see people who do things in a similar way.

  5. Hezzywoo says:

    whats pho?? Looks nice!!

  6. Vicki says:

    You have been produuuuuuuuctive! 🙂

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