Business & Marketing

All the New Shinies

I got out my new watercolor set and let the muse flow. You can buy the print or a postcard! Remember to laugh! You can buy the print or a postcard and gift to yourself or your favorite yogi:) The family that games together stays together ... I've been having so much fun making leather and… Continue reading All the New Shinies

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The State of Wordsremember.

I've shared our story a couple of times but I don't mind repeating it, because we worked so hard for the outcome and we're both rather proud of ourselves. Short form: we went back to school with a toddler and no money, soon had another kid and he joined the military both for the experience… Continue reading The State of Wordsremember.

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Make them drool.

As a small business owner, as an artisan: you have to spin a web of product deliciousness that appeals to your customers. This is something I think about frequently as I decide how to price things: it can be tempting to think "no one would pay that price for that item" but that's simply not… Continue reading Make them drool.

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I fixed a problem and created a new one.

This is very teas-ish of me but I don't have pictures of the problem I created because I was almost too exhausted to stand by the time we were at a stopping point. But that's the middle of the story ... So I fixed the problem of the hinge. I love stab-bound books, I love… Continue reading I fixed a problem and created a new one.

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2016: The Year In Review

Sometimes I just have to give myself a pat on the back. My monthly and yearly recaps are s0 much fun to look back at, keep me motivated, inspire me onwards: they were a truly magnificent idea. This is what I wrote about my goals for 2016. I want to pat past self on the head: I… Continue reading 2016: The Year In Review