InspirationFX: Sparkle On!

InspirationFX Get your creative juices flowing Sparkle On!by: Stephanie Dixon Sparkle on Dudettes! This is your call to arms. Or, necks and ears, actually. Super easy, super sparkly – because with the hazy dayz of summer a’ beckoning, it’s time to throw on something light and sparkly and get out there! Slide the beads onto the chain, and then slide on the ends and secure with glue. A little squeeze with the pliers won’t hurt either. The earrings – just pop the bead on an earwire, and make a wrapped loop. You’ll be on your sparkly way in no time. …

The Business Chat – Financial sanity step one.

Does this sound familiar? You went to a craft show and sold some work, did your happy dance and deposited the money in the bank. Because you’ve sold some work, you ran straight to the supply store to pick up those lovely shiny objects you’ve been coveting. Then you ordered some more supplies online, then paid for some business cards and sent a cheque with a craft show application. Then on the way home you bought some groceries. No problem, you’ve been selling work lately.  Meanwhile, your husband/wife looked at the bank account, saw money and paid some bills. And …