Woodworking Projects for Beginners

woodworking

You don’t need to be an expert carpenter or have lots of expensive equipment to make functional and attractive additions to your home! Most of the following projects can be completed using the most basic of tools. If you have a hammer and miter saw, and possibly an electric drill, you can help organize your […]

5 Jewelry Product Photography Mistakes

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Product photography can be a challenge. However, Jewelry Product Photography can be especially challenging. Jewelry is small and reflective, this can make it difficult to shoot. These challenges can be beaten with some research and planning. Here are five jewelry product photography mistakes and how to avoid them. 1. Distracting Backgrounds When people shoot their […]

How to Overcome 3 Common Business Fears

business fears

Being a self-employed designer and maker comes with a long list of unparalleled perks. What could be better than spearheading your own interior design brand? For starters, you get to set your own hours, make your own creative decisions, and be your own boss. But entrepreneurship – no matter the industry – is not for […]

Four Interior Design Rules That You Can Break

four interior design rules that you can break

Designing your home’s interior can be pure joy. Especially if you decide to go with what you love instead of following the rules. Of course, you’ll have more fun if you stay within your budget and if you measure before you buy. But, when it comes to fussy design rules, breaking them will certainly cause […]

Cheap and Eco-Friendly Packaging Ideas

One great thing about running your own business is you can do whatever you want with it. You can base your business on things you believe in. Most business owners who want to be eco-friendly will avoid using regular plastic tape, paper that is dyed or glossy, as well as styrofoam, like packing peanuts, in […]

How to Get the Maximalist Style Right

Clean, open spaces with simple wall textures and finishes. Effective use of natural light. Beige, grey, and white color palettes. Empty spaces void of decoration. For years, minimalism has been all the rage in the world of interior design. And while minimalism appeals to some people, many find the style to be cold and uninviting. […]

Creating & Achieving Your Holiday Goals

holiday goals

It’s only October – but stores nationwide are already preparing for the holidays. It may seem a bit too early… But as a self-employed designer and maker, it’s never too early to set your holiday goals. In fact, entrepreneurs in the design industry have much to look forward to with the holidays. What’s there to […]

Your Interior Design Style Matches Your Fashion Sense

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Mid-century modern. Victorian. Rococo. Art Deco. Minimalist. The list of interior design styles goes on and on. But how do you decide what is your best style? It’s actually very easy. The answer to this question rests inside of your closet and your dresser drawers. You wear your style every time you step outside of […]

5 Ways to Find & Channel Your Competitive Advantage

competitive advantage

Have you ever wondered what makes a business thrive? Of course, quality products and services form the foundation of any successful business. But there’s almost always something unique that gives a business an edge. Some restaurants succeed solely because of their location. Some companies make it big because they invented something that no one had […]

What to Do If You Notice a Dip in Sales

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4 Things to Do When You Notice a Drop in Sales Businesses fluctuate all the time. Sometimes of the year are busier than others. And even the most successful and profitable businesses to go through slow spells. But sometimes a drop in sales can indicate that something has gone amiss with your business. How do […]