thoughts for a friday.


grace coddington photographed by tim walker. it would seem that in a week that could be all about highlighting couples, a lot of strong, independent and admirable women are popping up all over the place for me. tina over on swiss-miss posted a list of suggestions for Female Entrepreneur speakers and the list was awe-inspiring. she asked for more suggestions and so i added... 
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rena tom.


“Home is…a lot different after this little guy came along. I have a small apartment in San Francisco. We’re lucky to have it at all, so when I found out I was pregnant, I knew we’d be staying in place for a few years, and stretching to make room for an another person. Life with a kid means a lot of change, and a lot of surprises. For example, who knew... 
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makeshift society.


if you hadn’t heard, i’m working with rena tom and suzanne shade and we’re opening up a clubhouse here in san francisco. yep, a clubhouse for creatives. it’s called makeshift society. We make with our heads and think with our hands. A clubhouse for creatives, launching Fall 2012 in beautiful Hayes Valley. makeshift society will be a space to create,... 
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retail readiness – a giveaway to jump start your business.


Do you have a loyal following at Etsy, BigCartel or craft shows but want to see your work on the shelves of your favorite boutique? It takes more than having products ready to sell to earn a retailer’s interest, trust, and money. rena tom will help you get ready to approach stores and tell you how to make it easy for a store to buy from you. For 6 years, rena owned and operated... 
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photography 101.


i was very kindly invited by rena tom to contribute a guest post for her whilst she was off gallivanting around the globe last month, so i created a little photo 101 cheat sheet for bloggers, and for sellers on etsy and beyond. i’ve included a few little photo tips and tricks for setting up a quick little home studio if you’d like to check it out. simply you can... 
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