As a vendor, I understand the worries of selling at a market that you’ve never sold at before. I’ve heard about other vendors getting ripped off, and I’ve personally sold at unsuccessful markets where traffic was low, and little to no marketing was done to promote the market nor its vendors. This past summer, I did two markets with Port Credit Farmers Market- one in June and one in August. Since I’ve sold at other markets before this, I have some expectations for how a successful market should be run. That’s why I’m continuing my blog series called “Craft Market Review.” I will give a thorough review of my vending experience at the market that I’ve been to. Now, I’m...
You’ve been loving these gift guides and I love sharing other Canadian small businesses, so here is another one! This time, it’s a compilation of 5 different birthday gift ideas for anyone that has a masculine aesthetic. Featuring Go Wood, Basket by Baskets Case, Rural Creative, Oh Ya Leather and my handmade birthday cards, this is a blog post you don’t want to miss!
It's always lovely to show work colleagues, school teachers, or even neighbours how much we appreciate them. But it can be a lot of money buying gifts for all of these different people. Why not try a handmade thank you card with a personal message that truly tells them how much they're appreciated? So that's what Harleen did.
You’ve seen my posts about giving a handmade card on Instagram. You’ve read my Thoughtfully Gifted blog post series. But if you’re not in the habit of sending letters or giving cards, you might be wondering why you should do it. Are there any benefits to mailing a handmade card? Of course, there is! So, in no particular order, here are 3 reasons why you should give a handmade card.