In the first year of Eve’s life, I posted regularly on my blog, sold my jewelry on the weekends at local craft fairs, ran a small volunteer nonprofit and co-chaired our first major fundraiser, was a member of two community artisan groups, attended my bookclub’s bi-monthly meetings, spent time with friends, and had the occasional date night. And I did it… Read More
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Put your creative and organizational skills to the test for good to plan your first fundraiser! We sat around a large table, shouting out random phrases. The dry erase marker squeaked against the board as I scrambled jot them down as fast as people called them out. Family Fun Night. Sip & Spell. Get Your Spell On. Nothing felt quite right…. Read More
I have been have discordant feelings about my business. One the one hand, I had a really incredible (and unexpected) month sales-wise for my business in June and early July, including a few sales on Etsy, some commissioned pieces (including my largest commission to date), a big sale at one of the shop where I consign, and a surprise check from… Read More
I don’t spend nearly as much time as I would like making jewelry. I have all these design ideas running through my head, but finding the time to execute them can be challenging. Thankfully on Saturday Sam took Eve for the day and I was able to spend six glorious hours in the metalsmithing studio. For the first time in… Read More