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Conversation With A Customer
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Sometimes, helping your customer “make it themselves” will help you make the sale! Customer: This is really nice! How much is this headband? Me: $15.00. Would you like to try it on? Customer: No – this looks really easy. Can I take a picture so that I can knit it myself? Me: Certainly – go […]

The Secret to Show Set-Up in a Jiffy
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Like most artists/craftsmen, many of us do festivals and shows as a way to create a market for our creations. Regardless of what it is that we display, the steps are the same for everyone; travel to location, check-in with organizer, unload, set-up, be open for the show, tear down, load up, travel to home. […]

Facing the Reality of Selling Online
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I’ve written about the reality of selling online before, but the message bears repeating. This is the 21st century, and more and more people shop online. Just a few years ago, shopping online was not the norm – you shopped online when you couldn’t find what you wanted locally, in person. But these days, people […]

Happy World School Milk Day
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  Who remembers these! Day after day when you made your way through the school cafeteria line, a lady with a hair net would plop your little carton of milk on your tray. If you were one of the lucky schools, you got straws! If not, well, you got to fight the unwinnable war of […]

Gaze at the Moon!
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There is something so magical about looking up at the moon. It is the thing that almost forces you to dream big! In honor of this dreamy image, I present to you some magical handmade treasures by the talented people on HandmadeArtists! Tulipwood Pocket Wand From The Silk Roadie comes this stunning wand made from […]

Be Remembered For Your Beautiful Work, Not Your Horrible Picture!
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It’s been said over and over again that photos are SO important in online sales. Hundreds, perhaps THOUSANDS of pieces have been written telling you how to take decent photos, yet the problem persists, and people still wonder why their beautiful work goes unsold. Rather than write on lighting and F-stops, I’ve compiled an array […]

Peach!
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The weather in the NorthEast can’t decide if it wants to be winter or spring! I’m voting for spring personally. In honor of one of my favorite parts of spring, fresh fruit, I invite you to check out some amazing works of handmade art featuring peach! Rose Garden Set of 3 Stunning art photo of […]

National Teddy Bear Day!
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Everyone had, or maybe still has, their favorite teddy bear from childhood. Well today, National Teddy Bear Day, is the day to break it out and celebrate or even honor the day by buying a new one to give or love! Two Sweet Bear Buddies Best Friends Forever Tumbled Tile Natural Stone Color   From […]

Stupid Laws – Alabama
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All around the country you could be breaking the law and not even know it! The funniest part? Lawmakers had to sit down, write up the law, and get it passed at some point! In honor of these nutty ordinances, I present to you some handmade treasures inspired by Ice Cream to highlight Alabama’s law […]

Did you know????
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All around the country, there are ridiculous laws on the books that to anyone with an ounce of common sense would laugh at! These people actually took the time to write them up, submit them, debate them, and pass them into law! In Rhode Island, you may not sell toothpaste and a toothbrush to the […]

 

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