The Business Chat – show applications and deadlines

As I sat down to write this I had planned on beginning a series on the joys of bookkeeping. The series will be talking about the fun of tracking expenses, the joys of bank reconciliations and the sheer wonderment of profit and loss statements. Bet you can’t wait! Just as I was about to begin my eyes fell on my calendar, and I realized, hey – it’s January 15! I have a craft show application due today (the show is next November)! ARGH! Good thing I looked at the calendar and an even better thing that I had written that …

Inspiration Friday

With a new year, how about we make a few little changes to our Inspiration Friday posts? This year, you pick your inspiration reference! There are lots of places to find inspiration. Photo’s, magazines, fabric, nature, patterns, textures…Have a really good look at the little things around you, and make something – anything at all. The whole point is to get you out of your comfort zone, and experiment with new beads, materials, found objects, ephemera – anything you can find! We’d love to see what you come up with. Send us a picture of your new creation, along with …