There are very few blogs that I follow on a regular basis. Mainly because I just don't have the time. But there are a couple that I follow on a regular basis. One of these is the blog of Aeolidia. It is a graphic and web design company that I greatly admire.
This wonderful company, lead by Arianne Foulks, recently celebrated it's 10th anniversary and as a result had a daily contest for an entire week. I decided to enter the "Best Next Step Giveaway" contest in which I answered a couple of questions about my business and in return I could win the answers. And wouldn't you know it I was one of the winners! You can read about my questions and Arianne's answers on the blog here. I learned a lot from Arianne's answers. I think her best advice to me was to make a list of all of my business tasks and break them into more manageable chunks. Chip away at them as best I can (when I have the time) and eventually I will be able to move forward with my business even if it's slowly.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Yowzers! Has it really been 10 months since I last posted on my blog. Ouch! That isn't very good, is it? Well hopefully I will start posting here more regularly. I am starting to prepare for the two Christmas shows that I will be at this year - Bizarre Bazaar in Whistler & Make It! Vancouver at the PNE Forum. I am busy making some new coasters and soap dishes. Stay tuned for other new products that I hope to have ready for the shows!
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Saturday, December 7, 2013
Less than a week until Refresh Market in Squamish, BC! I'm very excited to be participating in this event. Please come by my booth and say "Hi!" While you are there you can enter to win one of my handmade fused glass plates. There will be over 50 handmade, vintage and pop-up vendors at the event. And there will also be some other great services at the market such as - crafts for kids, Mom and Baby Lounge with kids activities and by-donation childminding. And Rhonda Dent Photography will be there to photograph the littlest shoppers for only $10. See you there!
Friday, November 22, 2013
Less than a week away until my first BIG Christmas show in over 3 years!!! Feeling a little stressed and excited. The kiln has been running daily for the last few weeks to make sure I have enough stock of everything. But how do you ever know?! Murphy's Law is that the item I make the least of is the one that my customers will want the most! http://makeitproductions.com/vancouver/welcome-to-make-it/
Monday, May 6, 2013
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Saffron Studios in Cochrane, Alberta is now carrying my earrings and coasters! Cochrane is a community located just west of Calgary. If you are visiting the area or live nearby, please check the store out as they sell a collection of great items from Canadian artists.