It all started innocently enough. I saw the beautiful antique grain sack pillows out in Blogland and swooned. I bought one. It was even more wonderful in person. Being given to excess as I am, one simply wasn't enough. I searched out my own grainsacks. I found a couple with my very own initials. How could I resist? While I was at it, I found even more truly wonderful sacks. You know you save on shipping if you buy more than one thing, right? Yeah...so now it seems I am, at least for a time, in the antique grain sack pillow business. I have been keeping my sewing machine running since August as time has permitted and now have all of these divine pillows with a few more yet to be made. How to sell them...hmmmmm....BFF bought two before they were even finished. She is my greatest supporter. Thanks Heather! I sell antiques and mosaics on a website, Our Cottage Garden. Somehow, the pillows didn't seem to fit the look over there. I said to myself, "Self, you could open an Etsy shop. Lots of bloggers have Etsy shops, why not you?" OK, I am not a newbie to online selling, I can do this. What do I call it? When you have 5 million shops, you need a name that is catchy, not hard to remember, and somehow gives an idea of the feeling of the items you sell.
This is the banner I designed. I won't even start on how much I had to agonize over that...I mean, do you know how many fonts there are? Does anyone else feel like the font choice is a critical piece to anything you do? OK, maybe that's just my
Until next time,