That doesn't even include the materials cost for that spread, that is just my time. That shoe box grew to having over 250 products available at great prices. What is minimum wage these days? It looked industrial, clunky, and I hoped good customer service would overcome the visual aspect. It was one of my favorite things to buy for my girls when they were babies and so that is how I came up with the idea for this album. I hope that you are inspired by all that you see here.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As a family, we love to travel to see our extended family. It has also given me the opportunity to meet so many wonderful people around the globe. A very good friend of mine is about to become a grandma for the first time. Sometimes all of that time is spent on just 4-6 pages. °Ü° I get emails for custom work all the time. It was after making this one that I got my deep housing blade for my Cricut, so cutting chipboard is no longer a problem! I need to be home with my family taking care of them and our home, and this is the working relationship that works best for us and our family's needs.
In my childhood and teen years, it was my journals that played host to my early scrapbooks. I would say, that on a weekly basis, I get at least 8-10 emails requesting specific themes. I also understand that everyone is trying to get the most for their money. To help make matters worse, our store was not located in a normal strip mall retail area. If I had something that helped to visualized what I was writing about, it went into that journal!. Here is the side I would like you to try to understand.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In 2004, I began selling pre-made scrapbook albums, spreads and layouts on Ebay. The 11 I have made since this one all have a chipboard core. Each new project has given me the chance to improve upon and master this craft! Her daughter's baby shower was this week and I wanted to make her a brag book, but something different, something I had never tried before. I welcome questions and comments, so please feel free to drop me a note on my posts, or you can contact me via email. I will list those when they are being posted to those sights. I take my work seriously, I go over every detail and I know I am not the only crafter who does this. I am a wife to a wonderful man and mother to two beautiful daughters and two adorable fur babies.
I think my time and talent is worth what little I ask for it. The average spread, 2 12X12 pages together, takes me 8-12 hours to design and put together. I think that everyone, no matter who you are and what you do, wants to have their work appreciated and they don't want others to make them feel that what they are paid for their time and talent isn't worth it. I keep track for how long it takes to make each. I am so grateful for all they have taught me. I am married to a wonderful man, who also happens to be my best friend. My love for taking pictures developed when I was just a young girl.
They are my favorite actors. This is one of those keep-on-hand paper pads. I have often felt humble and thankful for so many who deemed my work worthy for displaying their precious photos. I have always loved taking photos and creating a special place for them to be cherished and shared. Because of this, it can take 15 business days for you to receive your item.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I love taking photos and too many of them! Think about how much time it would take you to do something like that if you were to personally make it, think of professional crafting as some one's career and think about how truly little, the time making it is actually charged for. Each with a specific role to providing good customer service, product, and keeping the hobby store grounded and growing every day. For me, to scrapbook is to journal, visually. I have orders for 3 and have 2 more cut to put up for auction on Ebay and Etsy. On my 10th birthday, my mother gave me a journal. You never know when you may need one! The part I find frustrating and sometimes hurtful, is that when I reply to these emails and give pricing, one of three things happens: 1 I never hear back from the person 2 I get an email back arguing price and saying they won't pay it unless I drop the price 3 A sweet apology that they can't do it right now this would be the rarest of the emails, however, it is the most appreciated! When it comes to my work, I do not cut corners! I understand that in today's economy, that scrap booking pages and albums are truly a luxury purchase. Pretty much a full time job.
I thank my Heavenly Father every day for him! We were off the beaten path, customer walk-in traffic was maybe 1 customer a day, if any. There is extra time and steps that go into each project, like custom names, dates and details. This time I spend with them I will always treasure, because we have the best talks, the silliest talks and usually laugh and laugh until the early hours of the morning! Description Stamperia Baby Boy Paper Pad The Stamperia Baby Boy paper pad is perfect for baby mini albums. To this day, I love going back and looking at all the keepsakes I put in it. It was a fun way for me to make extra money for our family. Make one-of-a-kind handmade cards and mini albums with this beautiful baby boy collection.
Please keep these things in mind when shopping sites like Etsy. We have 2 beautiful daughters who bring so much joy to our lives. That journal became my first scrapbook. } My love for scrapbooking and preserving came early in life, too. The average person making M. From having only 1 employee to help in the hobby store, we now have 6. Remember that when you see hand crafted items, time, talent and effort was put into each project.