On this day before Halloween, I am usually pretty excited and giddy, getting ready to celebrate what is for me as a Pagan more than just a dress up in crazy clothes day. This year, though, I will work instead, and considering that we are in a temporary place, not celebrate with our usual abandon. …Continue reading "Gratitude, Halloween And Honoring Those Who Passed"
As artists, creatives and writers, we often do not see an immediate or obvious result from our efforts. We put ourselves out there, our art, in whichever form it presents itself, hoping that someone will connect with it as much as we have connected with it. At times, this can be a long wait, through …Continue reading "Staying Positive And Staying Motivated"
I met Nadine on Facebook where she posted some of her Zazzle designs, and knew that I had to get to know more about her work. Thankfully, she agreed to sit down for an interview with me. Her bright and colorful florals are featured in her store “Just Kidding”, such as this King Potrea Pillow while her store “The …Continue reading "Featured Artist Of The Week – Nadine May"
I love Autumn, in all of its colorful glory. This season’s holidays are my favorite – the fun Halloween celebrations, as well as the gathering of family and friends for Thanksgiving. Every year we carefully change our decor, the bright and deep reds, yellows and oranges surrounding us with every step. I try to make …Continue reading "Best of Zazzle – Fall Edition # 1"
Welcome to our weekly coffee share session. I am always looking forward to seeing you. Come on in, the coffee is hot and fresh, but I also got tea, and some vegan cranberry chocolate chip oatmeal cookies, if you want some. Help yourself. If you were here with me I would greet you with a …Continue reading "Gratitude, Coffee And Staying Motivated"
Did you know that specific flowers have a specific meaning? And that the meaning can change with their color? Take roses for example: A red rose, of course, has the meaning of “I love you” while a pink rose shows appreciation. The innocence of a white rose is often tied to weddings, yet a pale peach …Continue reading "Best of Zazzle – Floral Edition # 2"
I can not overstate the importance of having a well-designed, creative blog to promote your products, and as a part of doing so, joining blogging communities is a must. Blogging communities allows you to interact with fellow bloggers, as well as potential customers – and yes, your fellow bloggers are your potential customers – increase …Continue reading "Making Money On Zazzle – Are You A Part Of A Blogging Community"
What do I mean “Burned Truck Edition”? Well, my husband was transporting a load of hay this week, and it caught the truck on fire – the entire truck – and I am not talking about a pickup truck, but a Semi. There is nothing left of that darn thing, the entire cab of the …Continue reading "Weekly Gratitude Post – Burned Truck Edition"
I find that placing vintage images upon modern applications adds an extra flair to our daily lives, as traditional beauty meets 21st-century tech and comfort. It is the unexpected, the connection of something seemingly unrelatable, but making it connect that is intriguing and thought-provoking. Here are some examples of vintage imagery placed on today’s items. …Continue reading "Best of Zazzle – Vintage Edition # 1"
By now you might wonder what is Handmade At Amazon. Well it is in its core, the Amazon version of Etsy – the online market place that is supposed to be for handmade items, services and vintage things – just with a little twist. First of all, stuff listed on Handmade At Amazon is actually …Continue reading "Selling Art Online – My Thoughts On Handmade At Amazon"