We also started lampworking this year. Which is fun and we are loving it. Still working some of the kinks out with it quality wise. Not to mention finding consistent time to work on it, but a schedule is starting to come together for it.
Custom orders have been up and we have been working on those. As well as some special items specifically for the Portland's Women Show that we have decided to do this year. It is going to be so much fun we are so excited and can't wait for this event in October.
While all this is going on we are still maintaining both our online Studio as well as our booth at Portland Saturday Market. Most definelty a challenge to be sure, but nothing we can't handle. It requires balance and scheduling and making sure we are taking care of ourselves.
When dealing with a busy and hectic schedule the only way to deal with it, is to schedule, schedule and schedule. In between all of this we have going on we are still finding the time to maintain the core of our business, our creativity. Here is a sneak peak at a couple of new pieces we recently created:
|Green Lampwork Glass Swarovski Crystals and Amethyst Wire Earrings|
|Azurite Chrysocolla on Blue and Teal Wire Viking Knit Bracelet|