Five ways to pimp your Evernote

Evernote-collage

Evernote is one of those Marmite products that people either love or hate (or rather, they love it or 'they don't really get it'). I was firmly in camp two until someone told me that you had to jump in with both feet and use it for everything. Ever since then, I've been using it to save web … [Read more...]

The parents of YouTube

Louise and Marie (Sprinkle of Glitter and Bits and Clips)

As our editor Katie can probably testify, having young kids is a bit like having a full-time and a half day job on top of your actual day job. Time becomes a myth, personal space stops existing and what the hell is that thing called "sleep" anyway? Sometimes, you need a reminder that you're not … [Read more...]

Shop spotlight: Genki Gear

Genki Gear Cupcake of Doom print

Recently, I attended Hyper Japan, the UK's biggest J-culture and anime convention (and it's seriously worth going to, if you've got a pair of comfortable shoes). There was, as you can imagine, plenty to do and to see - and in the way of geek fashion, it was heaven. It's where I fell head over … [Read more...]

Fun things to make with shrink plastic

LOLCat charm by Nooitaremybirthday on Craftster

To me, nothing reminds me more of arts and crafts time at school than making things in shrink plastic. The satisfaction of covering the sheet of plastic in your own designs and then seeing it shrink in the oven is one that I have actually yet to recreate in my adult life. It's one of the most … [Read more...]