|Posted by Julie Benner on January 11, 2013 at 8:20 PM|
Cardinals are in this month, I guess. My very first sales ever, one from Etsy and one to my cousin via facebook, were both cardinals. My cousin bought the pair of tiny cardinal earrings for a Valentine's Day present for his wife. Very sweet. The Etsy purchase was a fat little cardinal figurine that a man bought for his wife's birthday.
Today I had to figure out how to package and ship them both. It was a happy chore. I gift-wrapped both pieces in red paper with a tiny silver bow.
Unfortunately, by the time I got the packages addressed and ready to go, it was five minutes after 5:00 p.m., and the Post Office was closed. I will have to mail them first thing tomorrow morning. Next time it should be easier.
By next time too, I want to have a supply of boxes on hand, little boxes for the piece itself, and bigger ones for shipping. I would like to have a stamp made with the Touchstone Creations logo on it so the inner boxes will be marked with my shop name. Perhaps I will make the stamp myself out of polymer clay.