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3 Ways to Market your Online Shop - Offline

I work directly with a lot of makers, and often they are struggling to get their online shop found. They make Facebook pages, Instagram accounts, start blogs, and even join eleventy million groups for entrepreneurs, buying and selling, and all things crafty – but they still struggle to drive traffic to their online store. 1,256 more words


Makers we love: Bombabird

Chelsea Erdner is the artist behind Bombabird Ceramics.  Read on to learn how she found her way to ceramics and was able to create a full-time business that she loves. 458 more words


firain loves lia b

my teeny tiny online store firain is taking shape slowly – so slowly – and i am more or less enjoying the process. ‘more’ because this is a challenging project: i’m on an extremely tight budget (who isn’t?) so i’m having to be fussy and selective about who i can stock and this is keeping my aims for the shop very much in focus. 245 more words

Meet the Maker: Anne of Lolli and Grace

Happy Monday, friends! Today in my Meet the Maker series, I am SO excited to introduce you to Anne Oliver of Lolli and Grace. She is a fine embroidery artist that got her start in doll making, fell in love with the art of needle work, and decided to create unique, easy to follow patterns for creatives of all skill sets so they can create their own beautiful embroidered dolls, hoop art & more. 1,678 more words


My Advendtures on Crafting part III - Craft Atelier

Once upon a time, I start o use Craft, an amazing tool inside KDE that does almost all the hard work to compile KDE Applications on Windows and MacOS. 428 more words


Kentucky's Finest: 8 of the Best Bourbons You Can Only Find in the Bluegrass State

(Source: www.forbes.com)

I was in Kentucky just a few months ago having a helluva time. (As always.)

I was touring distilleries on the American Whiskey Trail… 1,027 more words

Money Matters

handcrafted art: block shop

as i develop my new little business, a mini shop of interesting things, i’ve been struck by the social consciousness that many makers have as they produce their work. 167 more words