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ABOUT THE BLOG:
Heather’s Handmade Life is a blog about making a cozy, creative home life, finding happiness where you are, and choosing every day to do things that make your life more satisfying.

HEATHER LAURA CLARKE’S BIO (SHORT):
Heather Laura Clarke is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and blogger in Truro, Nova Scotia. She writes about her family, her work-at-home career, and all things creative at HeathersHandmadeLife.com.

HEATHER LAURA CLARKE’S BIO (LONG):
Heather Laura Clarke of Heather’s Handmade Life is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and blogger. She grew up in Halifax and moved to Truro with her husband, son, and daughter to channel her inner Laura Ingalls Wilder. She writes for publications across North America, and is best known for her popular DIY home decor column in The Chronicle Herald. As a blogger, Heather works with top brands like Kent, Atlantic Fabrics and Ryobi tools to encourage people to paint, build, sew and create their very own handmade life.

NOTABLE SPEAKING GIGS:

  • BlogJam 2017 (Prince George Hotel, Halifax NS)
  • BlogJam2016 (Pier 21, Halifax NS)
  • The 2015 Canadian Association of Journalists annual conference (Atlantic Hotel, Halifax NS)
  • Fall Ideal Home Show 2016 (Halifax Exhibition Centre, Halifax NS)
  • Fall Ideal Home Show 2015 (Halifax Exhibition Centre, Halifax NS)
  • My own kitchen, likely to children who aren’t listening

PRESENTATION TOPICS:

  • Blogging 101, Balancing your blog, Creavitivty for bloggers
  • Creative communication in young children (basic ASL + storytelling skills)
  • Interviewing + reporting techniques (basic journalism skills)
  • Surviving and thriving as a freelancer (budgeting, scheduling, etc.)
  • Creating something from nothing (the power of DIY on a budget)
  • Why you shouldn’t be scared of power tools (basic woodworking)
  • Beginning sewing/garment sewing

HEADSHOTS (Please credit Johanna Matthews/Portraits by Johanna)

Heather Laura Clarke
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Heather Laura Clarke
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