It's easy to host a Ruby Mae Jewelry home show. My sister Jen held one yesterday and it went well. I really love these small, intimate parties.It's an open house for a couple of hours and I'm always amazed at what people bring from home and what they create from my items. Jen's lovely mom in law Nancy chose .
Creating a website and working events has given me unexpected gifts. My website designer, Rocky Reasoner, is incredibly patient and very forward thinking. I like that. I need that. Having never worked on a wesite before I had no way of knowing all the details that would become important to me. I took it slow and kept asking more .
10 things I learned at last nights festival. Don’t bring a glass lamp with a short cord. When I broke it, it was a mess & I lost 1/3 of my light. I should bring the password to my credit card swiper. I should put my table farther away from the fountain if I don’t want wet calves and .
This was my second festival and I was pleased with the turnout, live music and the people I met. Note to self,arrive earlier, set up earlier and then meet all the other artists before it opens. Once it opens, its hard to leave the booth because of steady stream of customers. I always bring a lunch and drinks & .
I continue to learn all the new things I need to keep cooking along the creative path. I’ve been balls to the wall since I started just six months ago and I haven’t slowed down yet. There are six ways to sell jewelry and I’m trying them all to see which sticks. So far I’ve sold on consignment, worked .
How do I describe my wing women? Well they are the ones lifting me up, giving me feedback and opinions and advice and have been there for me in many ways. Amanda & Jen, Jeni, Michelle, Robin,Gigi, Ari, Kay,Shauna, Vickie & Cathi. Sometimes the truth hurts. I always try & listen to their feedback. They are usually right. I’ve had to thicken my skin. The first .
I’ve learned starting a small business is a series of steps. Here is my timeline March 26, 2011 I spot 4 hole button bracelets at a street fair. I’m not interested in the plastic buttons but I like the concept of it March 29th I get my hair cut by Gigi and go to my favorite vintage store, Cheap .
Ruby Mae Jewelry is the daughter I always wanted. She is sweet and cute and feminine and fun to play with. She is named after my mother Patty Mae Jacobson and her mother Ruby Snedigar.If I had a daughter, that is what I would have named her. I officialy began RMJ May 1, 2011. Altho I’ve made jewelry for .