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Gaining Clarity

My time out is coming to an end and I’m finally feeling more like my normal self.  I’m flying back to San Antonio in three days!  These few months have been filled with letting go.  I don’t know if this … Continue reading

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Outsourcing

I learned the necessity of outsourcing in my business when I created the three 5′ x 5′ quilts for the Baptist Mission Trail Hospital last year.  I was very fortunate to have met Martha Tsihlas, owner of Del Sol Quilts, … Continue reading

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Pricing Change

I have changed my pricing structure to include sales tax.  I’m one of those artists that doesn’t sleep at night if I have to worry about charging or not charging sales tax.  I just do it. The biggest reason for the … Continue reading

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Selling from the Studio

As artists, some of our work is seen in exhibitions, but much of our work never gets there. It is either sold from the studio or is custom-made for a commission. I had a studio visit today with someone who … Continue reading

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The Creative Side of Down Time

The plan for Sunday was to do 8 loads of laundry while I multi-tasked and finished up my powerpoint presentation on Andy Warhol.  While I remembered my notes and my laptop, I forgot the cord to my computer at my … Continue reading

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Square Up

This is my iPhone’s newest playmate–the Square.  I have recently published an article in the SAQA Journal about my experience with a smartphone app called GoPayment.  It is a credit card processor that makes your phone a terminal.  I knew about the … Continue reading

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Ready or Not, Here We Go

I have been very fortunate that my husband, Chuck, has been employed for the last three years with a job that has supported us both, given us insurance, and allowed us to rest and regroup from our previous self-employment adventures. … Continue reading

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