Inspiration Friday – er Saturday

Heh. I’ve typed that title before 🙂 The kids kept me quite busy last night, and I didn’t get a chance to get anything photographed. Fortunately, we have some submissions this week!  Carmela G. of Sterling Story on etsy sent us a few things she’s been working on for etsy, and Christmas gifts. Jeannie G has been working on some gorgeous new focal beads – Check them out on etsy, and artfire. If you would like to participate in our Inspiration Friday posts and get some free publicity…Come on people – free publicity is good!  It really can be anything …

The Business Chat – Finding Shows

I’m day 9 into the 11-day One of a Kind show and stringing 2 words together is not the easiest task right now. Please excuse the brevity of this post. This is not a show for the faint of heart, it’s a marathon endeavour. Last week I mentioned some booth etiquette for vendors, here’s a tip for shoppers. If you have bought a piece from an artist, or met them somewhere, when you stop by their booth please don’t just assume that they will remember you. Always introduce yourself. After 9 days, 12 hours a day of speaking with the …