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What an awesome FREE resource!

On The Dot Creations offers this amazing free e-book on her blog. Doesn't she just look like someone you'd want to have a chat with?

These are the things that I wish I had researched when I was just starting out. I jumped in with no research what so ever, and I think know I would have benefitted from reading something like this from the get go!

Julie, the author, has compiled tips and further reading for any Etsy seller, new or old, who wants to take some steps to improve their business.

She covers first impressions, marketing, packaging, customer service, and figuring out how to balance being a business owner and being a crafter. For some, this business hooey comes n...


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Come visit Zucchini & Co. at Crafty Balboa's latest installment, April Showers.
APRIL 24th
The Passyunk Fountain
Tasker & Passyunk, Philadelphia, PA


Not even two more weeks until Spring Break! After this winter, I can't wait for the first signs of spring around here.

(via Kaboodle)

I've wanted to go camping for a while now, but haven't really gotten it together yet! Hopefully, this spring break will bring a camping trip. Somewhere, maybe in the Poconos, Delaware Water Gap, who knows. Like, real tent-carrying, fire-making, cabin-less camping.

In the spirit of roughin' it, I found these super-cute things on Etsy! 

(by tinypeepers)



This year, I am going to try to get myself out there... selling face-to-face at craft fairs and whatnot. I have the summers to really get my behind in gear, making and selling and listing and then making again.

So I am applying for the Creative Collective's Arts and Crafts Fair at Headhouse Square. If you're in the Philly area Saturdays through the summer, you should stop by. Read about the the Headhouse Square Crafts Fair. 

With the application, though, I got a letter stressing the importance of supporting local craft shows, and how many craft shows are not running this year... and I thought that was really sad! For me, growing up, the changing of the...