craft shows, small business

Is It The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year?

The holiday season is upon us, and crafters everywhere are investing heavily in multipacks of Hothands, wearing their wooliest hand knitted socks, and braving the extreme cold to bring their beautiful wares to you. This is all for you! But what does this time of year feel like for crafters? Well, I can’t speak for …

craft shows, Washington DC

And The Award For Craftiest Bastard Goes To…

The vendors!! Crafty Bastards DC was last weekend. This year the venerable craft show was held in a new location that proved a challenge to all who turned up toting bags and boxes of precious, hand crafted treasures. It had rained overnight, and water had seeped into the tent, which had been pitched over a …

productivity, small business

Know Yourself: Discovering Your Ideal Work Environment

So here’s a bit of news for you: I am one of Arts Fairfax’s Artists in Residence for the 2018/2019 school year. What does this mean? Well, I will be teaching/torturing kids at a Fairfax County Public School sometime soon, I know a lot more about the Virginia Standards of Learning than previously, and I …