Happy Organize Your Life Day

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Did you make a New Years resolution to organize your life? How is that going? While many of us take a look around our homes and swear we are going to clean up and clean out, when it comes to actually doing it, we often fall short. Paris Travel Wallet Do you need a place […]

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In the Arts and Handmade World, How Often Should You Re-invent Yourself?

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You’re an artist or craftsman, and you are also a business. You’ve been doing this a while, and each year, you show some financial growth. You’ve found a niche that is supporting activities you love to do. Re-inventing yourself is not something that’s on your list, let alone near the top…. it isn’t broken; why […]

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What is Shabby Chic Art and Decor

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since so many misinterpret this specific style of decor or art work, I decided to visit Wiki and get some explanation out there in the Online land. One can describe it as whimsy, all pastel colors, made to look worn and old, Roses, roses, roses, chandeliers, white, natural, ivory colors….. Shabby chic items are often […]

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“Talk like a Pirate Day” September 19th on handmadeartists.com

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September 19th is “Talk like a Pirate Day.” Just for the entire silliness of this day, Avast, me hearties! (pay attention!) Why do we need an International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Make no mistake. We do. But it’s a little hard to articulate why, especially when you’ve made the mistake of referring to your […]

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Meet Liz of “LOVEwhatIdo”

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Liz of LOVEwhatIdo is a wife and mother of 2 wonderful girls and has her shop right here on HandemadeArtists.com. She has always loved being creative and passed that gene to her Children. Macrame bracelets came across as a fun project with her youngest child and she, Mom, has been hooked ever since! Look at […]

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More to a Craft show than Your Product

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In addition to all the physical items to cross off your craft show list why not take a few minutes to think about the psychology of selling at craft shows and see if that doesn’t help to increase your sales. Many studies have been done on the psychology of selling and the big boys know […]

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Expanding With Pinterest

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Like so many of you small businesses out there, I try to keep my eye out for new ways to promote and connect with potential customers. There are so many new online applications popping up on a regular basis, it is always tough to know which ones are a good use of our time and […]

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The Language of Color

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Pink is soft, comforting, gentle; red is bold, dangerous, alarming and dramatic. Blue is calm, serious, suggesting allegiance and loyalty. Yellow and green remind us of springtime, newness, happiness. Pantone.com is a color monitoring site that predicts the fashion hues of each season. The Pantone prime color of 2014 is called Radiant Orchid, red toned […]

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A Journey from Rock to Jewelry

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About two months ago, a man contacted a local brick and mortar jewelry store. He walked in with a 20 pound rock. He asked the bench jeweler what it was. The jeweler said, that he did not know how to identify a rock, but he knew someone who could help him. So I got a […]

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Falling Leaves Day

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As weather turns cooler, one of the most amazing sights to see is the leaves turning colors and falling from the trees…of course, you then have to rake them up but then you can jump in them! In honor of this wondrous sight I present to you Falling Leaves Day and some beautiful handmade treasures […]

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