I've been doing most of my business locally. I put advertising magnets on my car(which Michael gets crap for when he drives, but he puts up with them in hopes I'll sell enough to keep my spending habits from bankrupting us!
This is a local custom order- pink sparkly bodice
This is a custom order for a friend. Gave one to her as a baby shower gift, and her older daughter loved it so much, she had to have one too, in her fave color- light blue. I named this ballerina Star.
I figured I needed a spot to talk about my creations, progress, etc. I haven't been putting many new ballerinas on etsy, as I'm rather disappointed by the responses. Yes, I've sold some ballerinas & hairclips, but the custom orders can be tedious, time consuming, expensive in materials, and not guaranteed sales.
Some of the slow sales can certainly be attributed to my poor quality pictures. Everyone who has ever looked at the online shop and then received one of my ballerinas have exclaimed how much more beautiful they are in person. I know this and am trying to come up with a solution.
I've been looking into photo boxes to evenly distribute the correct amount of soft white light onto a product. Many are expensive, and I've already invested a lot into my little business. I did find a DIY macro photo studio on Strobist and I'm going to try it before turning to more expensive options.
Stay at home Mom of 2- Tristan is 13 (yikes!) and Melodie is 3. I started my own little business, since I love crafts & came up with a cute product.
I have a shopping addiction, a fascination with all things pink, a love of the outdoors, and a japanese tea set collection! Oh, and I want a Hello Kitty tattoo.
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