We recently updated an album on our Facebook Page – (the Network Retreat album) to show a broad look at retreat over the years. In response to a photo taken a few years ago, someone said: “and look where we are now……….” What a great statement!!! And what great advice. Don’t forget your beginnings. It can be […]
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Pricing is a struggle for so many artists. Am I charging enough? Am I covering my costs? How do I set wholesale prices? There are tons of different ways to calculate prices. And lots of debate over which one is ‘best’. We’ve spoken to hundreds of jewelers – professional, hobby, retail locations, studio jewelers, etc […]
I don’t get a lot of bench time at this point in my life due to many factors and so it can be frustrating sometimes when I DO get bench time and then am ‘stuck’ – not knowing what to make, feeling sort of uninspired. Sometimes after a hiatus I tear right into a good […]
I ran across this cool little item a while back and put it on my Amazon wishlist. When I needed to order a few things the other day, I popped this little cutey into my cart. I love a tool that does double duty and this little Xyron sticker maker has such potential, it was […]
Websites, online shops, blogs, pinterest – we all love looking at the eye candy that can be found online. So often I wish I could pick up a piece and turn it over to examine the back – especially on a brooch or pin. Right?!? What kind of catch was made? What is the pinstem […]