Surviving Craft Shows: Lesson Learned My First Year

It’s been a fun, adventurous year of growing, learning and making. Canine Crazies began this little adventure November 2020. As life started opening up from the pandemic, so did opportunities. Although I was nervous, scared and unsure of myself, I decided to take the reigns and dive into in-person craft shows. I learned so much…

Craftybase: An in-depth review for creative bean counters

I have a small confession. I love metrics and numbers. Craftybase is full of all sorts of interesting data. As a data lover, I am known for my infamous spreadsheets and lists. In my career I have spent a lot of time with data. I am a big believer good analysis is the foundation of…

Why buy handmade? It’s from the heart ♥

The handmade marketplace is a beautiful world. For years I have cherished the work and artistry that goes into creating and designing various products. Why buy handmade?  There are so many reasons.  Why I started my own handmade business Although I am very blessed for my day job for the government, the government shut down…