For Christmas, Russell got me a Singer Heavy Duty sewing machine. After avoiding it for a couple weeks, I finally busted out all my sewing gear and started sewing again. Keep in mind, prior to this Christmas present, my one and only sewing machine was a vintage 50s Singer Featherweight machine my mom-in-law passed down to me a couple years ago. It only had one stitch but it was reliable and durable and pretty awesome.
Fast forward to my new machine that Russell gifted me, (more…)
I’m sure many of you know this already, but Russ and I have a little Etsy account where we sell wooden home decor and jewelry. Once in a while, we’ll do art and craft shows and sell a few of our things. I enjoy these shows because we get to meet people who actually buy our things (still geeking out about that). We also meet a lot of people who don’t buy anything but say very kind things about our work. Both bring so much joy to our hearts. Believe me, we’re not making a load of money off of this – if anything, it just helps sustain Russell’s woodworking hobby (which is a blessing!). It’s a great side hobby that also helps us meet new people.
This year, my goal was to do more of these art shows in an effort to meet more customers and get our name out there. There’s something about being a vendor at a craft fair (more…)