Craft Store at the Back Door

Today is the first day of our pop up shop. Very slow so far, but that’s only to be expected. Here are a few samples of goodies on display.

A few of my handmade necklaces. Two very different looks, unlikely to appeal to the same person…except for me.

In addition to her wide […]

Finishing the Jewelry

I’ve finished making jewelry in preparation for the Letchworth Arts & Crafts Festival. I hit my target numbers for bracelets and exceeded it in both earrings and necklaces. Here are the remaining necklaces I’ve recently created.

Rather than reinventing the wheel, I decided to continue with my earlier pieces and make some more necklaces with […]

Gemstone Necklaces

I’ve been making bracelets and necklaces for the past week, and have made great progress. The necklaces photograph better than the bracelets, so that’s what you’ll see here. In some cases the bracelets coordinate with the necklaces, in some cases there’s no connection between the two.

I had three lovely, tear-shaped pieces of turquoise. I […]

Still Making Jewelry

I’ll be mostly working on jewelry for the next few weeks.

Once again, I’m really glad that I keep all my business records on QuickBooks; with a few clicks of the mouse, I could pull up a report from last year’s sales at Letchworth to give me some idea of how many pieces I […]