Saturday, December 27, 2008
Sunday, August 10, 2008
My supply shop is now closed. I am a little sad, but ready to move on. I have been looking for new ideas for my bottle caps and I came up with a couple of new designs. I made a few "initial" necklaces and I created some girly "attitude" images and made ready to use caps from them.
After stuggling for months with the issue, I have decided not to sell any more celebrity or logo items online out of fear of copyright violations. I cannot afford to get sued over a $2.00 item. You would think that they would appreciate the free advertising, but I guess they see it as making money off of something that they created. I can understand that, too. I am straying away from the "everyone else is doing it, so it must be okay" way of thinking. Let them get sued.
Well, I guess that's it. I am going to try to update more often!
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Friday, May 23, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
I will have to come back to add pictures because they are not uploading right now!
Saturday, May 10, 2008
Thursday, April 24, 2008
Anyways, while looking through the tutorial, I was amazed that fused plastic could be used for things like wallets and handbags. Wow! A few hours later I had an epiphany...and thought I could make shipping envelopes from fused plastic grocry bags, so this am I got out a huge pile of bags, my iron, some scissors and a sheet of parchment paper and started cutting and ironing. It took me all morning, but I made 3 different sizes. Small ones, medium ones and sorta medium ones. They seem to be pretty darn sturdy, so I think I will try them out for my next shipment and see what happens.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Saturday, April 19, 2008
I made a couple of necklaces in support of my mom who has cancer. I was inspired by the pins and buttons that the nurses wear at the cancer center that my mom goes to here in Tucson.
I also stumbled across some new images for my bottle caps by Jelene at Etsy. I think she made a banner for me in the past because her feedback was in my feedback on Etsy. :)
Her pop art is the cutest thing I've seen in a long time and knew that her images would be perfect for pony tail holders, ready to use bottle caps and necklaces. So I went to work as soon as the images came out of the printer and the photos show what I have come up with.
Monday, April 7, 2008
Monday, March 31, 2008
Thursday, March 27, 2008
So, I am going to sell off the rest of my inventory at below wholesale prices to move it out. Right now I have about 80 items listed and I have lots more waiting to list, but I need to sell some things first and pay my Etsy bill, then will mass list the rest of my inventory.
I will continue to make bottle cap necklaces and pony tail holders and continue with soap making.
BeadsOutWest, RIP...2003-2008. It's been a fun ride.