29 March 2011

just because all the other kids are doing it, m21, it doesn't mean *you* have to as well...


so when one has problems finding time to post to one's blog, what should one do? why start a second blog of course! *sound of needle scratching across a record*

i know, crazy, nutty right? but after taking part in the avenues' blogging panel last week, the cool kids on the panel (ashlina from the decorista and gregory from apartment therapy unplggd) both said tumblr was a great resource, and good way to keep readers involved in between blog posts, as it is fast and easy to post to, and since m21 doesn't want to be the last old man screaming "get offa my lawn, you damn kids!", he has decided to put his misgivings aside, and get with the in crowd. after all, we hated facebook at first, and we swore we'd never, ever use the twitters under pain of death, and now, of course, they both are as natural (and necessary) as breathing to us.

and speaking of the twitters, for those of you who don't know already,  tumblr is sort of the visual version of twitter, but instead of 140 characters or less, you post in short, one picture (or video, or whatever) bursts to create a sort of visual mood board. don't worry- we'll still be posting here at maison21: decorative but not serious, as our tumblr is definitely an "addition to", rather than an "in place of" (just a place to park some images and links we like- this blog remains our first love) but if you find you can't wait until the next post here, maybe our tumblr will keep you satisfied with an image or two in the meantime. we'd love it if y'all visited (and we'll totally make out with you after class if you subscribe), and should any of my fellow bloggers want to add our tumblr to your blog roll, we'd be ever so appreciative as well (for that, we'll let you get to second base).

so why the picture of boy george at the top of the post? well, we named this blog, after an adam and the ants song, desperate but not serious, so we thought we'd continue the 80's tradition, and invite y'all to visit maison21: i'll tumblr for ya  ;-)




6 comments:

Amy Benton said...

I totally used the "I'll Tumblr For Ya" line when first sending my link to friends. :D Happy you're now a part of this universe... the "JOIN US, JOIN USSSSSSSSSSSSS" chanting last night worked a charm. Apparently. Haha!

Jane George said...

GROAN. Very punny, M21.

HOBAC said...

Well I could certainly waste a 1000 years.

Bromeliad said...

How did I miss the Adam and the Ants provenance all this time?

Sketch42 said...

See now i go to ur tumblr I try to comment on those ikat shoes, and bam, cant figure out what to do. Why not just blog it? I pinterest to save photos...

maison21 said...

nicole- the tumblr system is more about reblogging, so it works a little different. since we are FB friends, you can always comment on my facebook page if you like!

we're still trying to figure out the nuances, btw- when we've got tumblr figured, we'll try pinterest!