• Joined: March 2019


Springtime is Flower Time

Flowers are popping up everywhere here, which after a dreary winter, really lifts the spirit. It is my inspiration for our current collection of designs. / Everything we create begins with a single photograph. Sometimes, I let that photograph stand on its own -such as the garden patch of daffodils. So beautiful. Mostly, I like to manipulate photographs to create art. / Flowers are a satisfyin…
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Quality Control from a Novice

Making sure that our purchasers receive quality products is important to us, which is why we have ordered a selection of goods – mugs, cards, a dress, a journal, leggings, and a mug. (Have to sell more before I can buy more. My cart is optimistically full.) / I am pleased to say that the gift cards are exceptional – good quality, true images, and best of all, our design name and sit…
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Does Poetry Sell?

“Mom, people don’t want images with poetry. Maybe just post the art without the words?” / I have no objectivity when it comes to my writing. I know that I have 1600 + followers on my poetry blog. Poetry seems to be trending on places like Instagram and Twitter. Is there not a market for it here? / “Maybe the words don’t translate well on the advertising?” m…
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A Dream and a Backstory

“I dreamt that I was selling giftware with my images and poems on them,” I tell my husband over breakfast one morning, last March. He thinks it’s a good idea. He could add in his photographs. / But how do two seniors, facing health challenges, approach such an undertaking? Where would we store the stock? How would we go about getting our products made? Where would we sell th…
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