Category Archives: Getting to know Becky

Braving a Pandemic as a Small Business Owner

Braving a Pandemic as a Small Business Owner Becky’s Tidbits! Nunn Design’s home in Port Townsend is 56 miles outside of Seattle, Washington, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. For the past couple of weeks I have watched, listened and researched as this crisis has unfolded. I wish I could say […]

How to Set-up a Tradeshow Booth to Tell a Story. A Tour of the Nunn Design Tucson Trade Show Booth

Becky Nunn To Bead True Blue Tradeshow

After doing tradeshows for over 27 years, I feel that I have finally created a tradeshow experience that I feel works! For me, setting up the Nunn Design Trade Show Booth is all about displaying the jewelry to tell a story. I take into consideration the following elements when we are setting up our booth: […]

Understanding Copyright, Trademark and Patent Laws

*This post was originally published on September 26 2016 and updated on Dec 27, 2019.* This is a repost from awhile back, but these issues have been arising in some of my conversations as of late. Please feel free to share this blog post! The more of us artists that know this information, the better […]

Tips on Creativity by Ira Glass of This American Life

*This post was originally published on July 18 2018 and updated on Dec 25, 2019.* It is really challenging to not compare oneself to others. In so many ways our culture feeds from it. Are we pretty enough, wealthy enough, skinny enough or talented enough? I enjoyed hearing and reading what Ira Glass, the executive […]

Becky’s Tidbits Episode 9. How to Stack Habits

Habits play a powerful part in how we create (or don’t create!). Several books that have made the NY Best Seller’s list address the topic of habits; Atomic Habit by James Clear and The Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg What exactly is a habit? According to James Clear, the author of Atomic Habits, habits […]

3 Steps to Product Development

The reason why Nunn Design is transparent about so many aspects of our business, is that it supports us in our mission; Through Collaborative Relationships, Nunn Design Inspires and Nurtures Creativity. We hope that you will find value in reading this repost from the Nunn Design archives. 3 Steps to Product Development Developing products that […]

Becky Tidbits Episode 8. Resistance

For this Becky’s Tidbits, we are sharing a video that was used in our 2019 Fall Semester series of online classes. With each class, I started with a lesson. In this lesson, we cover resistance. A powerful creativity killer! I hope you enjoy! Being Observant of Resistance Be observant of your behaviors. It is worth […]

Repost: My Experience of Pricing Something Too Low! It’s About Perception!

This is a repost from June of 2018, but the content is so very important! It is amazing how tweaking the price can change the results of the customers perception. I hope you find this informative! How do I price my jewelry? A common question that I am asked here at Nunn Design is, “How […]

Becky’s Tidbits Episode 7 Gourmet Mudpies. The Making of Collaboration, Relationships and Inspiring Creativity

I can remember some of my earliest memories of “being creative.” I grew up in Southeast Alaska so playing outdoors in the woods was a source of endless hours of creative play for my siblings and me. One of my favorite games was “Restaurant.” Our restaurant’s specialty was mud pies. Not any mud pies, but […]

Best Places to Purchase “Green” Shipping Supplies

We at Nunn Design are passionate about helping our customers with every aspect of their business. That includes helping all of us make good choices about the products we purchase and the impact they have on the environment. To help with your shipping needs, we have compiled a list of “green” shipping supplies we think […]

Becky’s Tidbits Episode 6 The Why, Who and What.

 I have been asked many times by our customers, “how do I price my one of kind jewelry?” You can google this question and you will get all sorts of articles on how to do this. Jewelry pricing formulas based on the cost of supplies, labor costs, overhead, wholesale versus retail. These are all […]

Design*Sponge Interview with Becky Nunn | From The Archives

From The Archives! Back in 2018, Nunn Design was featured on the Design*Sponge Blog. If you didn’t have a chance to read it, we hope that you will enjoy reading about it now. How would you describe your business and what you do? Nunn Design is a supplier of jewelry findings for creative makers. We […]

MORE of What Students are Saying About Nunn Design Online Classes!

Enrollment for the 2019 Fall Semester of free online classes is happening now! Join us for yet another fun semester of learning online! The first class started on October 11th! There will be a series of 4 classes, over 4 weeks. Here is what we will be covering in this series. If this looks like […]

Becky’s Tidbits! Episode 5. What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

Becky’s Tidbits! Episode 5 Becky’s Tidbits are a glimpse into what I am working on, reading, studying, asking myself and creating. My intention is to share and hopefully get you as excited as I am about being curious about the subject I’m exploring in the moment. Thanks for joining me! What do you want to […]

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