Monthly Archives: April 2011

Project of the Week: Business Card Holders & Name Badges

With so many craft fairs coming up so quickly, much of this past week has been occupied with craft fair preparation. One big thing on my list (which, admittedly, has languished on my list for quite a while) was to … Continue reading

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April Showers

The weather the past few weeks has been truly horrendous throughout the country – rain, thunderstorms, tornadoes. In Cincinnati, we’re certainly ready for a bit of sunshine. This morning, I happened across this quote, which perfectly summed up my hope … Continue reading

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Mokume Gane Fun

Last weekend, my mother-in-law came to visit for Easter, bringing with her a few belated gifts for my birthday. In her package of goodies was Debbie Jackson’s book “Polymer Clay Jewelry.” While flipping through the pages of that book, I … Continue reading

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Resolution to Succeed

Running a small business, particularly in the early stages of that business, is hard work. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Some days, I feel like a chicken with my head cut off. Managing all parts of the business, from … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events with JennJill Designs

As the craft fair season gets underway, I’m looking forward to lots of fun festivals and events in the coming weeks and months! I hope you’ll find the chance to visit my booth at one of these upcoming fairs: Boyd … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Spring is a time of renewal and rebirth in nature: new flowers sprout, baby animals are born, budding trees pop out their blossoms. This rebirth and renewal is echoed in the springtime Christian calendar as well by the glorious celebrations … Continue reading

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Purple

Purple is, and has been for years, my favorite color. I love the many rich hues that fall within the family “Purple,” and the elegance of the color captivates me. This week I’ve been working a bit with color combinations, … Continue reading

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