OPEN for business

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I am so excited to announce that the new on-line store is OPEN!  I have loved selling on Etsy for the past several years, but have always been interested in having my own website.  I wanted a space that was filled with my creative energy and allowed more customization.  I think Etsy is a wonderful platform for so many sellers (and plan to do a few tips & tricks tutorial soon)! I'm working on several new products and designs.  The first to introduce is the pencil pouch. The goal of this pouch was to make something both beautiful and useful.  The exterior is a gorgeous vinyl.  It holds its shape nicely and is a great weight. I have small children, so having a pouch that is easy to keep clean is the best.  At a soccer game, it ...

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Little Photographer

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For years, our twin boys have watched mom snap pictures. I guess it's only natural that at some point they would start asking to be behind the lens and no longer the subject. And I'm pretty sure that most parents would cringe at the idea of their 7 year old toting around their very expensive camera equipment. For me, the moment when I was asked to become the subject and no longer the taker was a proud moment. Here are some of the results from the world according to a 7 year old. Here's how I set him up for success: 1. ALWAYS put the camera strap around their neck. This way if it slips, it won't go all the way to the floor. 2. Put it on Aperature priority, so you set the depth of field and the camera does the work. 3. ...

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