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Forum: Family Matters 02-11-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 19,293
Posted By cflathem
Stinky towels are the reason we switched to all...

Stinky towels are the reason we switched to all white towels and LOTS of Clorox. No more problems with smell.

And front load washers are really bad to smell. I have 2 sisters who have them,...
Forum: Techniques 12-10-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Last Show of the Season

Just got in from my last craft fair of the year. I've done 4 shows, and I've made about $1500. Lots of hard work, but I have had a blast.

The best part is that I have made several connections...
Forum: Techniques 12-03-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Smile Praise for a Wonderful Customer

This is a note to praise one of my customers. Here is the story.

I had scheduled a booth at an all-day craft fair for tomorrow. My dad became ill yesterday and I will not be able to attend. I...
Forum: Techniques 11-22-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
I am not going to complain. My goal this year is...

I am not going to complain. My goal this year is to earn enough money with my crafting to equal the dorm fees for my daughter. She is changing schools in August and will have to live in a dorm. ...
Forum: Techniques 11-22-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Have to share what happened this morning. I...

Have to share what happened this morning.

I had a lady at my house this morning to do her Christmas cards. All of my crafts for my next show are out on my dining room table. She noticed them...
Forum: Techniques 11-13-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
My first craft show in two years went pretty well...

My first craft show in two years went pretty well yesterday. Here is a list of what I sold:

57 Two Tags Magnetic Bookmarks @ $1.50 each or 4 for $5
62 Jumbo Paperclip Bookmarks @ $1.50 each or 4...
Forum: Techniques 11-08-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Okay ladies. I am doing my very first...

Okay ladies. I am doing my very first large-scale show this Friday. I am pretty nervous, mostley because I have no idea what to expect. I think I have made enough stuff for several shows, but you...
Forum: Techniques 10-27-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Thumbs up Chocolate-dipped Candy Cane Sticks

If you are looking for these, I found them at Cost Plus World Market today. They are in a tub of about 65 or so and they were $7.99. I thought it was a bit high, but I had looked EVERYWHERE for...
Forum: Techniques 10-20-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Make sure it is GALVANIZED flashing. Aluminum...

Make sure it is GALVANIZED flashing. Aluminum flashing is not magnetic. Learned that one the hard (and expensive) way.

Galvanized is very hard to find in certain areas of the country. I had to...
Forum: Techniques 10-17-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By cflathem
Another vote for vellum cardstock. I never use...

Another vote for vellum cardstock. I never use vellum paper because it is so thin.
Forum: Techniques 10-02-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Trish, bless your heart! I can relate. I did a...

Trish, bless your heart! I can relate. I did a craft show last year where I sold 1 thing all day. It was a $3 post it note holder with a gel pen. The tables were $40, and it lasted from 8:00...
Forum: Techniques 09-25-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
I just bought 5 dozen of the mini gel pens (all...

I just bought 5 dozen of the mini gel pens (all black ink) from Staples for $4.99 a dozen. I did have a store credit that I used, but I thought that wasn't too bad.

I heard they run them for...
Forum: Techniques 09-21-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
I've sent you some information in a PM.

I've sent you some information in a PM.
Forum: Techniques 09-12-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Thumbs up Those clips are too darn cute!!!!! Seeing things...

Those clips are too darn cute!!!!! Seeing things like this on this site inspire me daily.
Forum: Can You Believe It? 09-10-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,405
Posted By cflathem
WAY TO GO!!!!! Keep your eye on the prize and...

WAY TO GO!!!!! Keep your eye on the prize and you will never be sorry you made an investment in yourself.

I have lost 55 pounds in the last year. I went to a nutritionist who kept me on track,...
Forum: Announcements 09-09-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,589
Posted By cflathem
I had a similar experience, but in reverse. I...

I had a similar experience, but in reverse. I looked at something in the store that I thought was overpriced. BUT when I looked online it was $2.50 higher online than in the store.

I collected...
Forum: Techniques 09-07-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
I pay $1.64 per cut. But don't let then stack...

I pay $1.64 per cut. But don't let then stack the notebooks too high. The first time I took them the girl tried to cut 8 at one time, and it was too thick. The notebooks slid, cut them wrong, and...
Forum: Techniques 09-06-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 320,642
Posted By cflathem
Go to Kinkos. I take so many that they know me...

Go to Kinkos. I take so many that they know me now. Between the junior legal pads and cutting cardstock for cards I do a ton of business with them.
Forum: Techniques 09-03-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By cflathem
Yes. I use the 5160 Avery labels. I just did...

Yes. I use the 5160 Avery labels. I just did 400 nuggets for wedding favors. Wheeled them with the Very Vintage wheel. Turned out cute.
Forum: Techniques 08-26-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6,286
Views: 587,962
Posted By cflathem
Are you near a Bed Bath & Beyond? I was in there...

Are you near a Bed Bath & Beyond? I was in there recently and they had individual sheets in the mix and match section. I don't remember seeing black, but you could call and ask.
Forum: Techniques 08-26-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6,286
Views: 587,962
Posted By cflathem
How much is the shipping? I ordered some things...

How much is the shipping? I ordered some things from them a couple of years ago and the shipping was pretty steep. Made the per-piece cost much higher.

Also, did you get any discount for volume?...
Forum: Techniques 08-10-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,286
Views: 587,962
Posted By cflathem
You have to get the Pearson's brand at Wal Mart. ...

You have to get the Pearson's brand at Wal Mart. They are the only ones I can find that are round and are packaged the way the York's used to be packaged.
Forum: Family Matters 07-28-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,318
Posted By cflathem
We've been married 28 years, and we have never...

We've been married 28 years, and we have never really done the gift thing. We like to travel and we usually put every penny into saving for the next trip. We'd much rather take those trips together...
Forum: Techniques 07-22-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6,286
Views: 587,962
Posted By cflathem
I noticed that shipping was a bit steep. I know...

I noticed that shipping was a bit steep. I know that seems high, but it still only makes them 4.6 cents each, including the shipping. I keep telling myself that's pretty cheap per piece.

My issue...
Forum: Techniques 07-19-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,286
Views: 587,962
Posted By cflathem
Thumbs up Get them at Wal Mart. They are with the bagged...

Get them at Wal Mart. They are with the bagged candies. I am also going to check at Sam's Club and Costco. I see them in Restaurants in the big tubs. I suspect they get them there.
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