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Learn How to Start Your Own Art or Craft Business

Escape the 9 to 5 rat race and be your own boss by starting an arts and crafts business. As you start, it's important to consider all the basics from making sure there is a market for your craft to knowing what supplies and equipment you'll need.

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Doing the Math Before Setting Prices for Your Arts or Crafts

Found this great article, Make Sure to Do the Math When Selling Your Crafts.  It explains different ways to achieve the best bottom line for your arts or crafts

Resources for Working With and Purchasing Copper Sheet

While doing some online research, I found two great resources for those working in metal - particularly copper: Whimsie - sells recycled copper sheet

Call for Entries for the SNAG Uniques eBay Sale

Unless you are already a Society of North American Goldsmith (SNAG) member, this may be too short a deadline but certainly keep it in mind for next year -  SNAG

Adding Patina to Metal With Opaque Inks

Ranger Inks has some great products that can help you add patina to your metal working.  Available at Hobby Lobby and online at the Ranger Ink website, these

Stella McCartney at Paris Fashion Week

McCartney's work has many elements of arts and crafts this Fashion Week.  To see a few of the images check out this article about Stella McCartney at Paris

Tips for Buying Arts and Crafts Supplies

Found this page at Overstock.com about buying arts and crafts supplies.  Not exactly groundbreaking, but I was not aware that Overstock.com sold arts and crafts

Don't miss the The Renegade Craft Fair: SXSW Edition

Thinking about entering the Renegade Craft Fair in the future and live in Texas?  Don't miss the The Renegade Craft Fair: SXSW Edition at the Palmer Events

Keeping Your Arts and Crafts Business Safe

When working in your arts and crafts shop, safety should always be your number one priority. Making money running your arts and crafts business will become very

Keeping Safe While Working on Your Arts and Crafts

It's no fun when you injure yourself making your arts or crafts. Find out how to protect your fingers, hands, face and respiratory system.

Call for Entries for the 2014 Spring Pecan Street Festival Poster

2014 Spring Pecan Street Festival taking place in Austin, TX is the largest arts and crafts festival in central Texas and is looking for an official original

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