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1  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Crafty Business Discussion / Mother/daughter craft business possibilities? on: July 16, 2006 08:39:51 AM
Okay, hopefully this belongs here.

My Mom always worked with my Father in his business, but the situation now calls for her to get a job to be independant of him.. this is after 16 years of working together, and she wants out.

Anyway, she is awfully talented and crafty. And I've been trying to tell her to use her talent at home..

So, what do you guys think? What is something profitable that she could do at home? I mean, I make jewelry, and its my little job on the side, however, my mom likes to get more down and dirty with crafts..
How do I convince her, and where would be sell? Etsy I suppose.. but how should I make it more realistic to her?


Thank you girls..and guys.
2  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / Got old jewlery findings/beads you don't need? on: July 02, 2006 09:36:33 PM
I've been making jewelry and thinking.. can I use this to help someone?

I thought that maybe I could either give some jewelry to some online organizations.. or to people who need some cheering up..

So, anyone have any organizations in mind, or any jewelry findings/beads you don't want or need?

Either way, send me a pm.

Thank you for reading this!
3  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Star Earrings..made from parts of my childhood hairtie.. on: June 23, 2006 01:11:34 PM
I made these a while ago, but as much as I liked them, I felt a bit childish wearing them..maybe I'll reconsider it now that I'm in college  Grin




Nothing special.. All of my special earrings have been sold without prior photography.
4  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / I make earrings. Where can they help? on: July 24, 2005 01:05:05 AM
Hey gals.. I'm an earring maker [above all] and I want to get these puppies to make somemoney for a good cause. I'm not at home right now, but starting Aug 4th..I can send whatever I have out someplace and make more. I know lekker.com has a site to help greyhounds..I'm going to try to submit next time they need it.. Any suggestions?
5  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / Green Earrings on: April 09, 2005 07:55:03 AM
I made these for a swap a few months ago, and when I saw the picture the reciever took, I liked them even more! My ears aren't pierced, so I make earrings for everyone but myself, hehe.
6  Pennsylvania / Pennsylvania: Southeast / I'm Looking For Craft Sales! on: April 09, 2005 07:39:12 AM
Does anyone know of any craft sales in Philadelphia? I'd love to sell some of my jewelry here in my hometown.. but I never know of craft sales until the day after  Angry. If someone knows of any ways to join craft sales- PLEASE tell me? Thank you so so much! Grin
7  COOKING / Vegetarian / Vegan / Vegetarian Recipe Collection..post yours! on: January 22, 2005 11:41:40 AM
Hey, lets have a collection of Vegetarian Recipies..I have a few from a great book and a few of my own I'm going to share in a second although I have no way of posting pictures..

...so lets have a bunch of veggie recepies for everyone to enjoy Smiley

Yay... this should be great Smiley
8  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Fishie Swap (Sign Up- CLOSED) (Send By- Feb. 20th) on: January 15, 2005 11:00:42 AM
Swap name: Fishie Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Greenfish
Sign-up date range: Jan 15th- Jan 22nd or until full
Date to send item by: February 20th 2005<------Changed to the 20th!

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 15

Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes!

All ages allowed? Or 18+? All ages.

Organizer is aware of current list of "suspended traders"
list and will not allow those members to participate: YES
Organizer has been a member for at least 1 month and will
make sure that every participant has been a member for
at least 1 month: YES

Details of swap:
Simple! Imagine an emply old fish tank to fill up...Everyone makes 3 fishies made out of felt or material of choice (make them mini plushie fish) and send them to your swapping partner. You can make more fish and send out to more people, if there are people interested in sending more. You can also make extra things to jazz a tank up, like plants or shells.. be creative!

Be sure to send out with DC, and TRY NOT TO BE LATE!

Enjoy!




If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside of the US?
Are you willing to swap with more than one person? How many?


IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.
9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Little Fishie Swap!!! on: January 09, 2005 04:24:58 PM
I just had a thought... we all (or many of us) had little hermit crabs or snails or fishies in for which we had tanks for. I personally have a leftover plastic tank from when I moves my hermies into a different tank..I'm blabbing, anyway..

Lets fill the tanks up by making little felt fishies!!

Everyone would have to make 3 fishies or so, and exchange them with your given partner. You can also make felt reefs or something to that nature, to jazz it up.. and instant tank!

If anyone is interested.. leave a message here, and/or PM me! I hope I'm not the only one who is getting excited about this Smiley
10  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Misc. Gift Idea Brain Blockage / Post finished gifts & inspire! on: December 12, 2004 01:43:02 PM
If I had a digi, I'd post all the earrings I made for friends and family..
I've seen that many people have MANY problems with gifts, so help them out!
Whip out a digi, and show us what you've got, and get feedback!
..not to mention giving others inspiration!

Happy Holidays!

 Grin
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