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My Brand

To bring my Facebook and Etsy presence up to date with my brand, I've changed them to @meganpawlakarts and MeganPawlakArts respectively. I think this better describes the myriad interests I have. For example, I recently made myself a necklace and thought "I bet others would buy something like this too!" Jewelry, however, isn't my main… Continue reading My Brand

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An Informal Poll

...of my family members shows me that most of them would prefer buying ready-made products. This is one of the reasons I made a move to have a second, independent shop on my website. While Etsy has the advantage of a large audience, it isn't in the spirit of Etsy to sell commercially produced products… Continue reading An Informal Poll

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Product Fulfillment

I have made it no secret that I don't have the time or space to sell physical items. I've taken a step back on that front and also added a new service to my repertoire. Unlike services such as Redbubble, I've discovered a company called Printful that can made print-on-demand products, but work in the… Continue reading Product Fulfillment

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Officially Open: The Silver Stitchery Stand-alone Shop

You may have seen notifications from me if you follow my blog the last few days. That's because I upgraded my plan and opened a store! The Silver Stitchery I wanted to see if opening a separate store that I run myself would add to my profitability. Etsy has the advantage of being a well-established,… Continue reading Officially Open: The Silver Stitchery Stand-alone Shop

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My goals

Coupons make sales. Even if it means you make less profit, sometimes it's worth it. Be good to your customers and they will be good to you. I'm trying to step up my game and be more active in promoting my shop and what I can do. I want to grow and learn. My next… Continue reading My goals

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Journeys Have Many Paths

It's ok to be on a path different from the one you start out taking. My experience in the last 2 years has underscored just how unpredictable life is. While I still love design work, The exact type of work I do has shifted. I recently started a 50 Day Logo Challenge. By subscribing to… Continue reading Journeys Have Many Paths

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Bird Box Review – Don’t watch if you’re a Realist

I loved Bird Box.It's a fantastic story told from the point of view of a woman who isn't perfect and has a lot of social/bonding problems - I can relate, lady. She, along with two children, is trying to get to safety down a river after very strange paranormal incidents cause people to commit suicide.… Continue reading Bird Box Review – Don’t watch if you’re a Realist

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Design Meets Craft

After having my Cricut a couple of weeks, I've happily discovered that it's the precise intersection between designing and making. I have an idea, I design it in Illustrator, and I test it with my Cricut. That workflow is very satisfying because I have the confidence that my files will work beautifully for everyone who… Continue reading Design Meets Craft