Category Archives: Etsy Success

Discover Your Passion Workshop

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HI!! Excited to tell you about the new workshop I launched over on atly.com! I call it a workshop since it is self paced and fast. There are 3 parts, lots of videos and activities and the cost is $38. Don’t let fast fool you, the activities in the workshop can take months to master and Read more…

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Anahata Katkin for Papaya!

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Girl crush time! I have Anahata Katkin from Papaya with me today and you are going to love her and all her creative business wisdom! Anahata started Papaya with her mother out of their home and grew this business so smartly, knowing just when to expand and just when to hold steady. I REALLY appreciate Read more…

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Heather Davulcu takes calculated chances!

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So happy to have the sweet Heather Davulcu with me today! Heather, known online as April Heather Art, is an up and comer who is making her debut  this year at Surtex  in NYC. Heather is full of spunk and style! I love how she has put herself and her art “out there” pushing past any voice that Read more…

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Let’s talk about ideas, inspiration and copying

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Well the title to this post and video is loaded, right? I could write a lot of text, but I would rather have you tune in to today’s video and you can give me your thoughts. After all-I have been having this conversation with myself all week, so it is about time I had it with Read more…

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Rachel Faucett from Handmade Charlotte shares secrets to having a successful niche business

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You HAVE to meet Rachel Faucett! She is one smart and crafty cookie! Rachel is a the mastermind behind Hand­made Char­lotte. Handmade Charlotte offers a daily dose of DIY  projects, crafts, recipes, inspir­ing fam­ily spaces, and design inspi­ra­tion for families and kids. Named one of the Top 50 Design Blogs for Moms by Babble.com, the Read more…

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Meet Eva! The smart girl from Sycamore Street Press

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Smart Cookie Alert! You are going to love Eva Jorgensen! Eva and her husband, Kirk  run a stationery company called Sycamore Street Press. I love the look and feel of their brand. In this interview, Eva explains how a  family trip helped them define a vision for their business and their lifestyle. I heard her on a panel Read more…

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Intuitive Business Strategy from Susan Petersen of Freshly Picked

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You are going to love Susan Petersen! She has a can do attitude like nobodies business!  Susan has grown her wildly popular business using intuition and a seriously good work ethic. (Oh! Did I mention her products are crazy adorable?) I have followed her on social media for a while and am over the top about how Read more…

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Phyllis Harris grows her business!

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I received an email from today’s guest, Phyllis Harris a few weeks ago thanking me for my work Smart Creative Style and Smart Creative Women and then she let me know that she had TRIPLED her business since tuning into Smart Creative Women!!! Well, HELLO! Let’s bring her on the show!! Tell us how!     Tune Read more…

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Michelle Armas and her beautiful abstract expressions

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Michelle Armas is living proof you can combine talent, authenticity  and business savvy with fine art.  I LIKE her (insert thumbs up here!) She has a great story about how she got started with her life “online.” Michelle has been smart when it comes to selling art and promoting her brand. (Yes, a fine artist Read more…

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Emily McDowell’s amazing adventure

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  Emily McDowell is one to watch! She is fun. Wait! I meant she is FUNNY! Ok, she is fun and  funny! She is making it happen. “It” being a rapidly growing stationery and gift company.  What has happened to her in the last year has turned into what she calls a learning curve-tastic-adventure. (Insert tune: THIS GIRL IS Read more…

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Alyssa Thomas stitches her way to success

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I am so happy to be chatting with Alyssa Thomas from Penguin and Fish! Alyssa started her company with a good idea some fast decision making and it has been non-stop ever since. Penguin and Fish tapped into a niche market with Alyssa’s darling embroidery patterns for children and adults of all ages. She has Read more…

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Vana Chupp builds a successful online business!

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Here is a re-airing of my interview with Vana Chupp from Le Papier Studio. She is simply one of the sharpest women I know and she shares FAB tips inside the Smart Creative Style course. You are going to love this one! Vana Chupp is the owner of a fast growing online retail shop Le Read more…

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Stephanie Ryan the sweetest powerhouse you will ever meet!

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Here is a re-airing of my interview with Stephanie Ryan. She shares how she put together her “brand deck” inside the Smart Creative Style e-course Welcome to the beautiful world of Stephanie Ryan! I have absolutely loved Stephanie’s work and aesthetic since the moment I met her. Her painting technique is uniquely her own and she works in one of Read more…

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Mover and shaker Alma Loveland

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Today I am re-airing my interview with Alma Loveland! She shared really interesting info about the success of her kickstarter this summer inside the Smart Creative Style Course. Meet the spunky and fun, Alma Loveland! She has three different aspects to her smart creative business! *She works along side her husband in their graphic design Read more…

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Rachel Low shares her branding and retail story

I am re-airing my interview with Pins and Needles owner, Rachel Low! She is one of the FABULOUS guests who is onboard to help in the Smart Creative Style Course. Yipee! Another “live and in person” chat!  Rachel is the owner of Pins and Needles, a fun and stylish craft boutique on the upper East side Read more…

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Claudine Hellmuth shares her creative story

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I am re-airing my interview with Claudine! She is one of the FABULOUS guests who is onboard to help in the Smart Creative Style Course. This is a great talk with artist and crafter Claudine Hellmuth. She has her fingers in some really interesting pies! She authors craft books, creates original art, teaches workshops and Read more…

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An inside look at the Smart Creative Style Course

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I don’t know what is making me happier this morning putting this course together or learning new technology to make this video!! This was a creative exercise for me! Woot! The girl CAN still learn new tricks, who knew? 2 days for a 3 minute video and I thought illustration was time consuming! Haha! I Read more…

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Whitney English on staying creative

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Listen in to this very special interview with Whitney English. Whitney is stationer, designer, entrepreneur and most importantly, a mother of three. She shares her journey in this interview, the highs and the lows. If you have followed Whitney’s blog you may know she has been talking very openly about what it means to her Read more…

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The Story behind Indie Craft Parade and The Makers Summit

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Meet Erin Godbey and Elizabeth Ramos, they are some kind of dynamic duo! They are the founders of Indie Craft Parade, a fabulous craft fair out of Greenville, South Carolina. In this interview you will hear how they got started and how quickly this event took off. I was so impressed on how well they Read more…

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Vana Chupp customizes her life and her business

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I would like to thank the sponsor of today’s episode is Barbara Johansen Newman You are going to love this one! Vana Chupp is the owner of a fast growing online retail shop Le Papier Studio. Originally trained as an architect, Vana had some other passions hidden inside her and in 2008 inspired by her first baby, Read more…

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