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Sunday, February 10, 2013


For months now I've been thinking I wanted to pay a blog designer to update the look of CRAPTASTIC to something that I love and is custom to my taste.  The reality of it all is that I'm cheap and just couldn't justify forking over the cash since my blogging has been so sporadic lately.
So I turned to google to find some tutorials about blog design and was lucky enough to stumble across  Something Swanky!  She has an entire series about DIY Blog Design!  Even better, she dumbs it down enough so those folks like myself that aren't very tech savvy can customize their blog!
Thanks to awesome free sites like Pic Monkey and Image-Maps I finally have a new look that I LOVE!
Yeah, I spent all day working on it, but a lot of that is because I'm OCD and spend an absurd amount of time tweaking things.
Here's to hoping the new do will inspire me to blog more!


  1. Love it Katie!! Thanks for the heads up...mine is looong overdue ;-)

  2. LOVE it!!!! so fun and so you! love the rainbow!

  3. You and the blog look mahhhhvelous. Craptastically wonderful, just the way crap should look! You put the tastic in crap! Lol, yeah I like that last one, that's what I was trying to say - it looks great.


  4. I love it!! You've inspired me to do some work on mine!

  5. I have never heard of Image-Maps, gotta check that out. Love the new look!!!! Great job!!! (:

    1. Thanks girl!! I hadn't heard of it either, but it's amazing!!

  6. Hi Katie,

    My name is Christine, and I'm the Managing Editor for Somerset Home, a magazine that showcases functional, everyday items with an artful touch of d├ęcor! I would love to talk to you about getting some of your pieces into one of our upcoming publications. I've been perusing your site, and I really think some of your pieces could be a great fit in our magazine:

    mug rug:

    Would you be interested in pursuing this option with us?

    If you're interested, I'd be happy to answer any questions or further explain the process at I hope to hear from you soon.


    Christine Stephens

    Stampington & Company
    22992 Mill Creek, Suite B
    Laguna Hills, CA 92653
    949.380.7318 | Fax 949.380.9355
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