Embracing Thieves and Robbers

While I was taking pictures at a market this past weekend, I saw this really cute hand-made item that I took a couple of pictures of to share with you. The vendor in that booth accosted me and accused me of stealing from him. He was right, but in the wrong way. Advertisements

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Our Labels Suck

We have been having issues with our labels. We print them on an expensive laser printer that we’ve had for several years. So we decided to invest $4000 in a real label printer.

That was Painful but So Worth It!

Over the years, I’ve amassed a lot of cutoff lumber from all the projects that I’ve worked on. I also have a bad habit of buying stuff that I might need for a project one of these days. As a result, my shop has become cluttered and difficult to work in. Do you have a…

Sometimes the Stars Align…

Being a vendor and selling your own creations is a lot of hard work with many obstacles. It is easy to get frustrated because a market doesn’t work out like you planned. Sometime, however, you are shocked because the market far exceeds what you had planned.

Your New Year

Yup. It’s a new year. What does 2019 have in store for you?

Almost There

With a little over a week left until Christmas, I’m sure I’m not the only one feeling the pressure to get products to customers so they can wrap them and put them under the tree.

Boring is What Sells

I was talking to a vendor that I had not yet had the opportunity to meet at a show this past weekend. She is a jeweler and I’ve always been fascinated with the process of making jewelry – particularly rings. I wonder how they get a seamless joint in a ring like that. I was…