Thursday, June 25, 2009

Banners and Labels

I have been playing with a new program that I bought to make my labels with, since we switched to a Mac and the program I was using will not run on a Mac. The program is Swift Publisher 2. And yesterday, after searching the net for a few hours to find a program to help me make web banners, I realized I can use Swift Publisher for that, too! Yey! So here's a new banner I made for my Etsy shop.

Now, I don't usually go in for pinks and purples. But Ray hung a huge flower pot of pink and purple petunias right outside the window, and that is what I have been looking at for the last month or so. Plus, he hung a hummingbird feeder right under neath it, so now I get to look at lovely pink and purple petunias and beautiful little hummingbirds! :)

I haven't decided yet whether or not this banner is a keeper. I think I should swap out the pics of the flowers with pics of some soaps. We'll see.

I've also been changing my labels. The ones I have been using are not very consistent in their looks. So I've designed a template that I will use for each soap, and just change the color and, of course, the name and ingredients. Here's an example :

That's a sheet of labels. They look very pretty wrapped around the soaps. This is the only pic I have right now of a soap and the new label

So this is what I have been spending my time on lately.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Weekend Deal Sale !!!

I, along with other members of the SAFEteam (Soap Artisan Friends of Etsy) have been featured on Etsy's Weekend Deals. My sale is 15% off the purchase price of all items in my shop!! Check it out HERE .

This sale runs from Friday, June 18th through Sunday, June 21st.

This is the soap that is featured in Etsy's Weekend Deals, Citrus Trio Shaving Soap

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

FINALLY .... Some new listings on Etsy

I have been so obsessed with my new IMac that I have been neglecting Etsy, and my blog, and my housework (although it doesn't really take a whole lot to distract me from housework :-D ). I have FINALLY listed 2 new soaps on Etsy, and a necklace!

First the soaps. ENERGIZE ME! A great combination of spruce needle, black pepper, and orange essential oils, with a bit of Rhassoul clay for visual and beneficial effect.

Spicy Basil Lavender, a blend of basil and lavender essential oils kicked up a notch with black pepper and lime.

And in my jewelry shop, a beautiful 3 strand turquoise necklace. The turquoise is from the Kingman mine.