How to Take Great Sparkler Pictures with Your Phone

Sparkler pictures - writing with light
Photo: Amber Dickson

Sparklers pictures are a fun and festive part of any 4th of July gathering.  Find out how you can document the day by taking long exposure photographs on your smartphone.  Your Instagram feed is going to shine!           


Sparklers in hands
Photo: Amber Dickson

Safety First When Creating Sparkler Pictures

The most important step is insuring your safety and that of the people around you.  Always make sure any children are closely supervised.  Sparklers can reach temperatures above 1800 degrees Fahrenheit and need to be handled carefully.  Continue Reading

Ho-Ho-Holiday Wallpapers for Phone, Desktop, and iPhone Case!

Christmas iPhone printable

When it comes to the holiday season, I like to start small. I’ll start by introducing Christmas socks into my wardrobe, playing Sufjan Stevens’ holiday records on Pandora, and I usually change the wallpaper on my smartphone. This year, I’m sharing a festive design in a few color schemes, depending on your holiday preference! You can download them as a wallpaper for your phone or desktop, or, keep reading to find out how to print and use as a festive iPhone case.              Continue Reading

9 Ways To Maintain Your Goals Using Your Smartphone

9 Ways To Maintain Your Goals Using Your Phone
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Now that January is over, most of the buzz about New Year's resolutions has faded away. But that's no excuse to let your goals fall by the wayside. There are lots of ways to use your phone to help you stay on track… so today I'm sharing nine of my favorite free apps that will help you maintain your goals now that we're well into 2018.   


9 Ways To Maintain Your Goals Using Your Phone

1. Sworkit – If you're on the hunt for an at-home workout app, this one is fantastic. Continue Reading

Print These! Autumn-Inspired Smartphone Case Designs

Fall iPhone Case Designs You Can Print

Where is summer running off to in such a hurry? Even though I'm a bit sad to see another season come to a close, I'm quietly giddy about the return of autumn. I can't help myself, I'm just so in love with the season. Big scarves, chilly breeze, pumpkin-flavored everything… it's hands-down the best season ever. While there are still a few weeks remaining until fall is officially here, I've got just the project to start you transitioning. Continue Reading

Yay or Nay: DIY Cross Stitch iPhone Case

created at: 09/06/2011

I had a good chuckle when I first spotted this “DIY” iPhone case.  It’s a little bit kitschy, a little bit genius, and a whole lot of random.  But what I really want to know is, what do you guys think?  


created at: 09/06/2011

created at: 09/06/2011

The NeoStitch case is one of the newest products from Korean design studio Connect Design.  Made of flexible, gridded plastic, it allows the user to create any cross stitch design their heart desires, adding a playful DIY element to a fairly utilitarian product.   Continue Reading

iPhone App to Picture New Furniture in Your Space

created at: 01/04/2011

Have you ever picked out a piece of furniture that you imagine will look great in your space and then once you get it home and situated, you think to yourself “What the heck was I thinking?”  Well, I’ve discovered an iPhone app that will give you a good idea of what a piece will look like in your very own space. I chose the above chair, took a photo of the blank space in my office, emailed this to myself so I could show you.  Continue Reading

How to Make a Groundhog iPod Touch/iPhone Case


Confession: One of my all time favorite movies is Groundhog Day and every February 2nd, I have to watch it. SO you can imagine my reaction when I spotted this groundhog iPod Touch/iPhone case. Mollie tells us what we need to whip one out:

  •  a bit of brown and gray or black felt
  • embroidery floss
  • paper
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • needle and pins

To see how it all goes together, head on over to Wild Olive. 

Via. Continue Reading