September 2008 Blog Posts (2)

$$$ Pricing Your Work - How much is your child worth? $$$



The most horrid thing to do for most artists is coming up with that infernal and dreaded demon of all...COST!



How does one do it? We have all seem the formulas. Time x Materials x Overhead x 2 = Wholesale x 2 = Retail, or some such variation. This works well with production work I guess, doing no production work myself, but it falls short when it comes to one of a kind work.



Even if a formula worked, I couldn't really use… Continue

Added by Stevie B. on September 22, 2008 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Blog and blogging...

While I do have my own blog over at http://steviebjewelry.blogspot.com/ I may blog here a bit from time to time. Like some sort of super secret blog that only crafthausers know of.



I don't even know if the word crafthausers is appropriate.



Hmmmm....



Craft junkies?



Naw.



I sort of like crafthausers, as in people that use the social network crafthaus. It has a ring to it. Not a particularly… Continue

Added by Stevie B. on September 18, 2008 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

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Tales From the Tool Box - A Crafthaus Online Exhibition

Diana Greenwood
‘There is always one moment in childhood…’

Mantel Box 230 x 330 x 45 mm

Mantel Box in Cherry wood with a hinged glass door, containing a silver vessel marked ‘drink me’, marbles, sweets and found objects

A piece about childhood, forgotten toys, favorite stories and the loss of innocence as the future beckons, inspired by ‘Garden of Love’ by William Blake.

Image Credit: Diana Greenwood

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View the new CRAFTHAUS online exhibition (October 24-November 24, 2014)

Tales from the Tool Box - Chapter 1

Curated by Mark Fenn - Studiofenn, UK

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