Is your bottom drawer like mine: your plastic bags mate and breed? Or, have they all left home; right when you want to recycle one?
If you've got them, SAVE them. They are about to become valuable. [Read more...]
Many artists gravitate toward a solo existence in their studio. Many crafters gravitate toward group activities with other crafters. I hear from both groups the same complaint: how do we market our craft without spending loads of money?
While a solo existence may suit an introverted artist it doesn't pay the bills if you can't get yourself before people to sell your art work. While craft groups are excellent support and a fun way to get help/learn new skills, you are hanging with the converted so you still have to market your goodies if you intend to sell them.
Just how do you market your art or craft without spending mobs of money, losing half in commission or having to do the dreaded sales pitch?
Here's my number 1 so-simple-you'll-think-I'm-stupid-marketing-tip: [Read more...]
Put your fingers to the keyboard, baby. If you are a member of The Junk Weavers Inc then we want to share your environmental writing, recycled craft projects, environmental advocacy, thoughts on saving our planet from plastic, or whatever your burning environmental issue is, with our readership. [Read more...]
My Povie has arrived: just in time for weaving college in PNG. I immediately tested it. Verdict: LOVE.
A Povie is a necklace (a hands free camera accessory) that holds your phone so you can make "how to" videos. It shows what you see when looking down. The purchase comes with a sticky backed steel disk to place on the back of your phone. A strong magnet on the Povie keeps phone in place while you film what your hands are doing.
BRILLIANT for making "how to" videos when there's no-one else to hold the camera for you.
This "how to" video is the test one. It is unedited. Imagine getting the "sew a zip into your woven/candy wrapper bag" video down to 90 seconds with editing. [Read more...]
The Junk Wave is for sale: are you her new owner? Passed in at auction and now off the market.
The Junk Wave is a catchy name that loans itself to many business enterprises. It is easy to remember, creates interest and has a strong brand presence.
The Junk Wave is Trademarked and has a database of thousands of crafters across the world.