• create,  home,  inspiration,  jewelry,  vintage

    10 ways to creatively package your goods

    One of my business goals this year was to more creatively package my orders to ship out. I don’t have any employees to help me, so it has to be something quick and easy (while also being cute). For now, this is how I package my items, but I also wanted to share 9 other ways to creatively package your goodies so that when your customer receives them, they’ll feel like they’re receiving a gift from a treasured friend. my current packaging for the shop, easy but cute for a few of this week’s orders, I changed it up a bit with this post in mind… creme de la gems…

  • business,  day in the life,  home,  jewelry

    a peek at the process

    Last week one of my customers turned friends, Lindy, came over to do a photoshoot of me in my studio working and she also interviewed me for her blog (she’s so sweet, be sure to check it out). I love all of the things she captured because I don’t have any pictures like this of myself doing what I do almost every day. I thought I’d give you guys a little behind the scenes look at what my work day looks like: from stamping & cutting bands, to soldering and shipping. Now that you’ve experienced a day in the life, go over to Photos by Lou and enter to win…

  • jewelry,  market

    Handmade Holidays Recap

    I can hardly believe another Handmade Holidays has come and gone! I’ve been doing this event for the past four years (maybe five, I can’t remember!) and every year it gets better. We had a wonderful group of vendors this year: Snappee Turtle, Angela Cox Photography, Lovey Blues, Cards by Jessica, Amy Cornwell Designs & Vanessa’s Creations (Vanessa is absent from the picture because she got sick). This was the first year where we had it Friday night and Saturday morning and it worked great for us. Having a second shopping option definitely benefited our customers during this busy season. Thanks so much to everyone who came out and supported…

  • jewelry

    where we’ve been…

    It’s been so fun tracking the countries that we’ve shipped to (far-away places like Latvia, Malaysia, Kazakhstan) and I wanted to share the map with you. I’ll update it as new countries come up that we’re shipping products too. It’s fun to see that around the world there are Amy Cornwell designs floating out there. So far we’re at 24 countries! Create your own travel map – TravBuddy