Committed to Living a Creative Life – Interview with Jessica Long

More so than ever, our community of makers is being called to commit even deeper to living a creative life. Art brings beauty and balance into not only our own lives, but into the lives of others. Our role, as creative people, is essential. Jessica Long was drawn to the arts from a young age. […]

Committed to Living a Creative Life – April Hiler

After attending college, April Hiler had her sights on becoming an English professor. She had graduated with a degree in English, but it was her minor in art that continued to call to her. “I took a full-time job at the university office and started graduate school to become an English professor, but I hated […]

Committed to Living a Creative Life – Mile High Beads

Making a living doing what you love doesn’t just happen. It is the result of dedication and commitment. In this series of artisan features, we are focusing on what it takes for makers to live a committed creative life. Kari, of Mile High Beads, creative journey was present from childhood, but the form in which […]

Committed to Living a Creative Life – Jill of Brave Sunday

This week’s business feature focuses on Jill of Brave Sunday. In this series of artisan business features, we will be focusing on what it takes for makers to live a committed creative life. Making a living doing what you love doesn’t “just happen.” It is the result of dedication and commitment. Jill’s official journey into […]

Committed to Living a Creative Life – Mary Hamby of Twenty Two West

More so than ever, I feel that our community of makers is being called to commit even deeper to living a creative life. Art brings beauty and balance into not only our own lives, but into the lives of others. Our role, as creative people, is essential. In this upcoming series of artisan features, we […]

Alternative Ways to Sell Jewelry! Part 3 Business Feature: InspireDesigns

The journey of InspireDesigns is like many small jewelry businesses. Sherri Murphy, the CEO of the global brand, started her business twelve years ago in the basement of her home. The company was founded as an avenue to sell the jewelry that she was passionate about creating. As Sherri attended art festivals and local craft […]

Nunn Design Featured on Interweave’s Jewelry Artist Podcast!

Last week Katie Hacker featured Nunn Design in their second episode of their Jewelry Artist Podcast. I was super nervous, but I really enjoyed having the opportunity to talk about our experience of the global pandemic. Please listen. I’d love to hear what you have to share about your experience! Jewelry Artist Podcast: You Can’t […]

Alternative Ways to Sell Jewelry! Part 2. Company Featured: CF Originals

If you aren’t familiar with one of my favorite artists and business owners, then you are in for a treat with this company feature. Christi Friesen is an award-winning artist, author and teacher. She is well known in the polymer clay and mixed media worlds with showcased works of art featured in numerous books, magazines […]

Alternative Ways to Sell Jewelry! Part 1 Company Featured: HorseFeathers Gifts

Chelsea Farmer isn’t new to operating a business during troubled times. She might not have braved a pandemic, but starting a business during the height of a recession took great courage and commitment. After leaving her office job in 2009, Chelsea originally started her journey of inspiration, purpose and creativity with barn sales and consulting. […]

A Sign of Hope When I Needed it the Most

For the first six years of operations, Nunn Design filled the back bedroom of our house, an 1100 square foot 1929 cottage in Port Townsend, Washington. Product spilled down the halls and filled the basement, mingling with the stuffed animals, books, and toys of our little family. As our two daughters became older, and my […]

Becky’s Tidbits. The State of Our Union

For days we all have been receiving email notifications from companies regarding covid virus related changes in operations. I knew I needed to post something. The standard form letter or blog post highlighting “10 Things you can do or create during a pandemic”, did not feel right. The more I thought about how I could […]

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