Triple Play Blog Hop: Week 7-Treat Toppers
It's the last week of the Triple Play Blog Hop. Today's entry is the Treat Toppers die by Eileen Hull. Here's my submission... I used ...
Free Printable- Craft Show Checklist - My So Called Crafty Life
Get Ready for Summer and Fall Craft Shows with this handy checklist! This is my go to list when prepping for shows. I love to make lists, and I wanted to share this one with all my crafty buddies out … Continued
Craft Forums with Patterns, Project Ideas, Craft Advice and More
Craftster.org is an online community for crafts and DIY projects where you can find loads of ideas, advice, and inspiration. Hundreds of thousands of free craft projects, craft patterns, craft tutorials and more.
Paying for Handmade: A Gentle Rant
My display At Gather Here's Handmade Holiday show 2012 I've been thinking lately about pricing for handmade goods. It's so tricky, one of the hardest things to calculate for makers and the first question they ask every handmade selling guru. There are so many factors to consider: material costs, labor, what is an original idea worth? My life experience and skill levels should count for something too, right? And then a maker has to consider what the market will bear. An item might be in high…
DIY craft display
I'm getting impatient for the fall craft shows so I've been busy putting together a display for my books and prints inspired by this page. Unfortunately, she didn't have any tutorial images so I had to kind of guess. I took some foam board from the dollar store and cut a few "stair" shaped pieces. Then it was just a matter of cutting out little boards for the actual steps. It was a bit difficult to measure out, and then there was the challenge of putting flat boards together into a 3D shape…