Monthly Archives

January 2009

  • Crafts, Creative Work

    London Travel Companions

    Behold, my newest product is now complete. They are London Travel Companions and I had so much fun making them, photographing them and writing the descriptions. I have a great love for…

  • Crafts, Guides and Tutorials

    Desk Calendar

    Look what I made! A bunny and panda desk calendar! Whenever people ask what the downsides of working at home are, I can never think of anything. Today I realised one of…

  • Design Work

    Prettify Shop Winner!

    Back in December, I announced the winner of the Prettify competition as Red Panda Chainmaille. Well, the shop redesign is now complete! I had a great time working on this site. Jessica…

  • News

    Online shop comparison

    So, back in October-ish, I pointed out the effort vs sales ratio difference between selling on Etsy and Folksy. I was getting about equal orders but spending about ten times the effort…

  • Creative Work

    New printed things

    I just collected a box of stuff from Vistaprint. They have a fairly bad reputation but I’ve always had a great experience and everything I order has turned out perfectly. They were…

  • Day in the Life, Me Me Me

    What did I do today?

    Because I didn’t do Day in the Life. Me and Catherine were talking the other day about Smug Bloggers. You know, the ones with the picture perfect lifestyle who are always baking…

  • News

    Shop Improvements

    So, I woke up on Saturday morning having finally figured out how to code something I have always wanted in my shop – pictorial tags. I have wanted this for years, partly…

  • Design Work

    Petit à Porter

    One of the freelance projects I finished this week was some graphics for cute crafter Petit à Porter. Mariví currently sells on Dawanda and is working on her own ecommerce site. She…

  • Creative Work, News

    Shop Update of Delights

    The Box of Delights exhibition at Ricefield ended at Christmas and I went to collect my money and leftovers yesterday. It seems to have been very successful, bringing some new visitors to…