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Adulting #109

The NYT had an article about “how to wear rainbow hair and still look like an adult” in it this week. It was a fluffy piece of clickbait and boiled down to, “if you’re over 30, you should use pastels.” … Continue reading

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A little dotty…

  Still getting dotty over here at the Little White Cottage On The Hill, but enough time has passed that I’m starting to feel comfortable about breaking out the “good” paints and the “good” canvas (read, bigger than 6×6). Things … Continue reading

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Well this is coming along!

I got a ton of these 4×4 mini canvases to practice on. Some of them may be going up in the shop soon but, I think not this one. Lucky Cat seems to think we should keep it! Working on … Continue reading

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Why NOT be a community resource?

Love me some Kelly Diels. Her writing about FLEB (Female Lifestyle Empowerment Brand) tactics and nastiness were instrumental in identifying and then breaking free of some negative things in my own life. Today’s piece for Medium definitely pinged me on … Continue reading

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What if you want to charge less? Other thoughts about pricing.

And maybe still working out some stuff around previous-doula-org, too. “Knowledge without mileage equals bullshit.” – Henry Rollins The other day I was talking about raising my prices as a jewelry designer and metalsmith. Today I’m going to talk aboutΒ droppingΒ my … Continue reading

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And while we’re on the subject of the shop…

The Etsy store is open again while I finish the new website/shop which will (hopefully, fingers crossed) be live sometime in June…   Slowly, slowly, it’s filling back up.

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Prices. A thing we wrestle with. But it is important, so wrestle and above all charge what you’re worth.

Pricing has always been one of the things I’ve always struggled with as a designer. Believe it or not, it can feel really hard to charge money for your work. To ask people to pay you what something is really … Continue reading

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