Product Packaging Resources

Product packaging is like the icing on the cake.  You have created a beautiful product, spent time setting up great photos for your listing and are now ready to ship it to your customer.  Don’t forget to spend time and thought on your product packaging.  This will be your last impression, which can be just

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Picking an Embroidery Machine

For me, the decision to invest in an embroidery machine was a response to the number of requests that I was receiving from customers asking if they could get their totes embroidered.  My initial response was to direct them to a local embroidery shop to have them customized after purchase.  But as requests kept rolling

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Tips and Tricks to Staging a House to Sell

Getting a house ready to sell is both a big undertaking emotionally and physically.  This was our third house we sold and along the way we learned a lot of lessons.  There are some tips and tricks that will help you to not only sell fast, but sell for top dollar.  Some items are bigger

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Instagram – Business Accounts

Instagram just announced business accounts – does this change make you jump for joy or break out in a cold sweat?  The one theme I have noticed in social media is just when you think you have the magic formula figured out, they change it. Change is good, but as a small business owner these

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Do You Oil on the Go?

A few months ago, I was contacted by Elizabeth from Lizzy Loves Health asking if I wanted to collaborate on a product.  After several chats, the idea of a pouch specially designed to hold five essentials oils.

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Etsy Shipping Tips & Resources

You just opened your Etsy shop and got your first order (congrats!).   Now you are wondering how to ship this order.  This post will give you some good tips, resources and answers to some frequently asked questions about shipping. Etsy has their own shipping system, so you can print out your labels at home. Use

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5 Tips to Take Better Pics Today

Photography takes a lot of practice (trust me!).  I look back at my early pictures, which I thought were phenomenal at the time, and now cringe at the lighting and composition. There are a few basics things you can do today that will result in a better picture.

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Life Lately #LucyJaneTotes

January is always a slower work month, which I gladly embrace after the craziness of the holidays.  I love that the past month was filled with quite a few larger orders. I had the privilege of working on an order of wristlets in navy polka dots and leather.  We made each wristlet a different color

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Lucy Jane Canvas + Leather Collection

Nothing is better than a gorgeous accessory that is made with you in mind.  Our Belmont Clutch is the perfect size to hold your phone, wallet and favorite lip gloss.  There is also an option to add a strap and turn this into the perfect small purse. The Halsted Bag has seven pockets and is

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