Friday, October 31, 2014

Exciting News!!

After a lovely meeting with my friend Sue today I decided to become an official Aussie Demonstrator. Sue has welcomed me from even before I moved to Australia. After attending a few get togethers with her group of fun ladies, I just knew this would be the direction I'd be going. I'm still keeping my US demonstratorship so I can continue to take orders that way as well. 

The deciding factor for me was encouragement by local business people to sell my cards. I've already sold a few and am going to be busy making up more samples for the 2 businesses that are excited to showcase my work! Of course one is the hair salon where I work. The other is an apartment management company that used to handle the first apartment we lived in here. As soon as I showed Evelyn my cards and gift boxes she and her staff were amazed! She said I just had to sell them!! She even went right over to the little grocery store across the street to ask about selling my cards there as well. Too bad they have a strict contract with Hallmark so they couldn't take on my cards as well. She insisted I take my samples to the shopping center and put my cards in the some of the stores there! That's a bit ambitious for me right now. But in the meantime, Evelyn is going to bake up some of her famous macarons and see how many will fit inside the gift box I made and we'll package them up and hopefully sell for $15-$20 each. My cards will be between $5 and $6.50. 

Now I feel more secure in starting up my stamp classes in my home. 

Now for some more inspiration. These are 3 Christmas cards I made at a recent class. I want to thank Pamela for her creative inspiration. It is my plan to sell these cards very soon. 
These are made with the oh so easy treat cups that can be filled with anything from candies to confetti. Red and green M&M's were just perfect for the 2 cards on the end. And mini marshmallows are also perfect for the snowman! Arent they oh so cute????

1 comment :

  1. Welcome to the crew Karen! Loved the gorgeous snowman card. Good luck with your card sales - I bet they will be flying out of the card box.