How To: Roasted Garlic

Now that the days are growing cooler, keeping the oven on for close to an hour is much more appealing. If you are cooking a casserole or roast already, why not toss in a couple heads of garlic and make magic in your kitchen! Roasted garlic is indeed the best thing EVER! If you've done it before, I'm willing to bet that you agree it to be one of the best pay offs for 10 minutes of your time that you can do in the kitchen. While you're at it, go ahead and roast several at once. This is something you can never … Continue reading How To: Roasted Garlic

How To Sell at Art Shows and Craft Fairs

If you are an artist, maker, craftster or otherwise creative then you might have wondered how to sell at art shows and craft fairs. While doing business and selling your creations in a digital age is now easier than ever, there is still a lot to be gained by selling in a physical venue. However, joining the wrong show can be worse for you (and your business) than not joining at all so take the time to research the shows you are considering. Some helpful questions to ask are; Is the show juried or not juried? How much are the booth fees? What is … Continue reading How To Sell at Art Shows and Craft Fairs

How To Take Great Product Pictures

Want to know how to take great product pictures? In order to convey the awesomeness of your creations, you need great pictures. This post will share tips on how to take great product pictures. 1. Be sure to set aside enough time to get the job done. Any job that is rushed is probably not going to be your best work. It makes sense that if you want to get great results, you have to put some time into it.  Try to make this time uninterrupted. Pets and children should be otherwise occupied! 2. Gather all your products to be … Continue reading How To Take Great Product Pictures

How To Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

Welcoming spring always entails a bit of weeding through our wardrobes. It’s finally time to trade out big coats and chunky sweaters for dresses and lightweight layers—hooray! Below are our tips for starting fashionably fresh this season. 1. START WITH A PLAN Take inventory of your current wardrobe, and evaluate your overarching style. Does it fit your lifestyle? Is it true to who you are? Does it align with the career you have or want to have? If there’s room for improvement, the turn of the season is the perfect time to make small changes to move closer toward a … Continue reading How To Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

DIY Light Box

DIY Light Box  If you've read the post on how to take great product pictures, you've read about the importance of light in your pictures.  When using natural light isn’t possible or just doesn’t work for your particular needs, a light box is often the next best alternative. This post will demonstrate how to make a DIY Light Box. No need for any fancy materials or supplies. Many of the items are probably things you have at home already! List of Supplies: 1. Cardboard box 2. Box cutter or X-acto Knife 3. White printer paper or White Tissue Paper (the type found in the … Continue reading DIY Light Box