Posts in category "Etsy"

Geeky Themed Food Jewelry

Geeky Themed Food Jewelry
I’ve been making polymer clay jewelry for a few years now for my Etsy shop Charms by Nash. Specifically, I’ve been making miniature food jewelry. It started with a pair of key lime pie earrings in 2011, and I have committed to just doing the yummiest of jewelry pieces ever since. Recently though, I’ve been... Read more »

Kollision Con 2013: Being an Artist

Kollision Con 2013: Being an Artist
The first convention I ever had an Artist Alley table for, was Kollision Con 2011. Actually it was my first time selling my jewelry, Charms by Nash, at any craft show-like event. To be blunt, it was a total loss for me, and very disappointing. Between the production cost of making my jewelry, the cost... Read more »

Charms by Nash comes to Logan Square

Charms by Nash comes to Logan Square
This has been a pretty exciting month for my Etsy shop Charms by Nash. My store is featured in the April issue of All You Magazine, and today my jewelry is officially in a local boutique in Logan Square called Wolfbait & B-Girls. Wolfbait & B-Girls is a trendy shop that sells handmade clothing and... Read more »
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Charms by Nash in All You Magazine

Charms by Nash in All You Magazine
At the end of last year, a writer from All You Magazine contacted me through Etsy about my shop, Charms by Nash. They were writing an article about how to earn money from your hobby. This being my first interview for print, I was thrilled. They spoke to five artists about their hobby businesses and... Read more »

Charms by Nash is going to the Oscars

Charms by Nash is going to the Oscars
I am proud to announce that my store Charms by Nash, in association with The Artisan Group will participate in a luxury celebrity gift lounge hosted by GBK Productions on February 22-23, 2013 at an exclusive location in Beverly Hills, California, in honor of the The 2013 Academy Awards. The Artisan Group is an elite juried community of... Read more »

Fall Update: Marriage & Etsy

I'M MARRIED!!! This is one of the preview pictures from our photographer </br>Courtesy: Lesson 5 Photography
Some of you may have noticed that my blogging has been lacking recently. I’ve been a busy little bee these past few months. The biggest news I have to share is that I’m married now! My wedding was October 6, 2012, and it was amazing! I did a lot of DIY projects for our wedding... Read more »
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Etsy Artist Spotlight: House of Darkly

The House of Darkly Table at C2E2
As an artist with a small craft business, I’m always intrigued by other artists who take their craft and turn it into a full-time job. I thought some of their stories would be great to feature on my blog. While searching the internet for cute handmade items, I stumbled upon this completely adorable plush black... Read more »

Less Cosplay and More Crafting!

A few of the hand-sculpted miniature food earrings you can find at my store, Charms by Nash.
You all have probably noticed that I haven’t blogged about my cosplay in a while. This year I actually only have one new costume, Tiana’s yellow waitress costume from The Princess and the Frog. Other than the new Tiana costume, all other costumes I’ll be wearing to conventions this year will be recycled from previous... Read more »

Handmade Market Chicago

Handmade Market Chicago
Earlier this month I participated in my first indoor craft show. Handmade Market Chicago is a very different kind of craft show, because it’s located in a bar. Yes, you can have an afternoon cocktail while you shop! Handmade Market Chicago happens once a month at The Empty Bottle (January – April then it continues... Read more »
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First Craft Event of the Year: Handmade Market Chicago

First Craft Event of the Year: Handmade Market Chicago
Happy New Year Everyone!!! So it’s 2012, and I’ve already got a craft show lined up for this weekend. Saturday, January 14, I’ll be at The Empty Bottle, which is a bar in Chicago that will be hosting an indoor craft fair. The show is called Handmade Market Chicago, and this will be my first... Read more »