Archive for magazines
I hope you’ll forgive me putting on my salesperson hat, but I think this may be the easiest way to get the word out… Remember Polka Dot Creations? And how I closed up shop at the end of June, saying I would ship just two more times before closing for good? Back in September, the [...]continue reading "All that glitters"
It’s a beautiful Sunday. I nearly succumbed to the temptation to have my breakfast out on the patio, but I decided it’s still a tiny bit too cold for that. Instead I sat in my favorite living room chair, as always, and I opened the window next to it. Best of both worlds, I think. [...]continue reading "Business and pleasure"
I finally came up with a plan of attack for the basement. You may recall we were flooded last weekend. It was only an inch or so of water, but it was across the entire floor, and anything that had been sitting on the floor was damaged. Thankfully that wasn’t too much stuff, but Neil [...]continue reading "Buried treasure"
Last night I learned that it takes roughly two hours to unpack a few dozen boxes, organize the contents, and update my website with restocked items. I discovered this morning that if you have on the floor 18 piles of magazines sorted by title, it will take another two hours to make space for them [...]continue reading "Lessons learned and sales begun"
Magazine:Step-By-Step Clay Jewelry 2005 Magazine:Step-By-Step Clay Jewelry 2004 Project Book:The CF Sculpture Series Down Under Magazine:PolymerCAFE Spring 2007 Magazine:PolymerCAFE Summer 2005 Bestsellers for previous months Want to be notified instantly when this list changes? Click here to see how… *Sales figures for this calculation are based on items shipped.continue reading "Bestsellers for June"
I would have loved to start off this post with an image of our spare bedroom. It is the 2nd largest of our three bedrooms, and is currently housing Neil‘s desk and a bevy of books from Neil’s old store. I wish I could share images of this room with you, because it’s quite impressive [...]continue reading "Where cameras fear to tread"
We interrupt this blog to tell you the sad story of huddled masses of magazines, yearning to be free… Once upon a time, there was a girl who thought it would be really fun to offer crafty magazines for sale on her website. And it was. For the first few years. The thing about magazines [...]continue reading "I’m tripping over magazines"
Top 5 Sellers* for May, 2008 1 ) Project Book:The CF Sculpture Series Down Under 2 ) Book: Creating Life-Like Figures in Polymer Clay 3 ) Project Book: Creative Canes 4 ) DVD:Innovations Celtic Canes and Beads 5 ) Magazine:PolymerCAFE April 2008 Bestsellers for previous months Want to be notified instantly when this list changes? [...]continue reading "Bestsellers for May"
Good morning! Thank you for joining me on this lovely day, as we take a field trip to Polka Dot Creations. My name is Lisa, and I’ll be your tour guide as we explore the tiny corner of my basement vast warehouse that contains all of the instructional materials sold in the book section of [...]continue reading "A guided tour"
Top 5 Sellers* for December, 2007 1 ) Book: Polymer Clay Beads 2 ) DVD:Innovations Arabesque Canes 3 ) Project Book: Creative Canes 4 ) Magazine:PolymerCAFE Winter 2007/08 5 ) DVD: Millefiori Story Bestsellers for previous months (Bestsellers prior to May, 2007) Want to be notified instantly when this list changes? Click here to see [...]continue reading "Bestsellers for December"