Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Making Craft Pay

This article from Zest in the Press today is an interesting read for anyone thinking of trying to make a go of their craft as a business. Yip, that's me looking all cheesy at my desk, and it also mentions the lovely Rose of Rose In Thorns and the extremely talented Colleen of Dear Colleen. The article does make it all seem a bit hard, but I truly enjoy what I do, I promise! Thanks Katy for doing a great job of getting craft into mainstream media, he he.

Click on the image if you want to have a read.

Monday, 25 October 2010

$5 off anyone?

Craft2.0 is less than a week away and I'm busy putting the final touches on my products and display.

To thank you for being wonderful followers on here, and fans on Facebook, just click on the above voucher, print it and present it to me this Saturday for $5 off any purchase over $25!
Valid only on 30/10/10, at the Freedom Creative stall at Craft2.0, one per customer.

Craft 2.0 is a cult Wellington craft fair for style junkies, craft enthusiasts and fans of handmade.
This Saturday, 30th October 2010, 10am-3pm, at TheNewDowse, Lower Hutt, Wellington

Friday, 15 October 2010

Oooh, look up there!

Just a quick Friday post (yay, it's Friday!)...

Look up there, in your web browser, on the tab you're reading, what's that you say? It's an awesome new favicon that Angela of Striking Keys made me! Sweet eh!? I tried making one when I first started this blog, and then it stopped working and I couldn't figure it out again, but I won her Friday Favicon Freebie and with the super simple instructions she sent, it was so easy!
{EDIT: Hmmmm, now it doesn't seem to be working.... is it for you?}
{EDIT: Ok, it's working again! Ha ha}

Also, my profile was up on the Craft2.0 blog yesterday. It's only two weeks away! I'm really looking forward to it, especially meeting more crafters from around our beautiful country.

Sunday, 10 October 2010

New products (finally!)

Finally I've had the chance to photograph some new products I've been working on. These are vintage kimono fabric necklaces and brooches. I got the gorgeous Japanese fabric from Cherry Blossom and have been looking for a way to use it for ages. As usual, I used Ponoko for the laser cut bamboo pieces and highly recommend them for the awesome customer service they provide! I'll be debuting this range at Craft 2.0, which is less than three weeks away!

So that's where I've been lately, busy busy making new things and getting up enough stock for upcoming markets and the pre-Christmas rush. Better get back to work!

Em x