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Craft Fairs

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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…)

Fashion & Fabric & Flower District

Flower DistrictThis week, I went to downtown LA with a friend to buy some fabric from the Fabric District as well as look around Fashion and Flower District. I’ve bought lots of fabric from the Fabric District before, and I even bought my wedding dress from the Fashion District. However, I’ve never been to the Flower District. And I’m so glad we were able to explore it this time! (more…)