Sunday, November 25, 2007

FINALLY!!! an eFlyer

I think I may have finally figured it out. After nearly driving myself crazy trying to figure out how to draft an eFlyer, a simple Google search provided the answers. It seems you just have to ask the right question. So here is my first draft.

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Joys and Frustrations

I had a great weekend over the holiday. I spent the time with a close friend and we went on several shopping expeditions, including one to a store called Recollections. I think shopping for scrapbook supplies is almost as fun as making a page. We picked up some really fun new paper and embellishments, but most importantly we bought supplies for her Christmas cards. Another friend introduced me to heat embossing during our Christmas card assembly, and I'm now totally hooked. I'm making an emergency trip to Michael's tomorrow to buy some embossing ink and powder. It's absolutely the coolest invention. Here is a sample of my first effort at embossing. Not too bad, but I hope to get even better.

On another note, I'm still trying to figure out how to make an eFlyer to send to all of my friends and family and let them know about my website. This has proved to be quite a frustrating task. Just when I think I find the answer, I'm foiled again. Tomorrow, after my quick shopping trip, I'm going to sit down and figure it out. Even if it takes all day.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Recent projects

I recently did a book of sample pages to demonstrate my work to prospective customers. Here is a page from that book. I was inspired by another scrapbookers style, I saw her blog,, a few months ago and was totally impressed by her attention to detail and the depth in her pages. I decided to try to use some of her techniques and this is what I came up with.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

And so it begins . . .

I've now officially started my own business. I'll admit, I have no idea what I'm doing. I pretty much make it up as I go along. So far it hasn't been too hard. Now that I am officially established, I need to get people to visit my site and buy my product. That's where my blog can help me.

Today I'm reading some articles online about marketing my online business. My goals for the long weekend are to add a blog to my website (check!) and to finally finish three scrapbooking projects which I have been working on.

I hope that this will be a way to update people about what's going on with Scrapbook Fairy as well as post new pictures of my work. Now I'm off to read more articles about making my business a success!