Friday, March 13, 2009

Classifieds: News & Events

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Ghost for a Ghost
We all have personal ghosts to banish, so what better way of doing it than entering this intriguing competition from astulabee. Simply submit something that haunts you - a secret, wish, or something you finding hard to let go of - and one lucky winner will receive one of astulabee's hand-crafted ghosts.

Check out all the entries here. Winner is announced March 21.

:: Indie Community News
Two of my favorite friends have launched two A-M-A-Z-I-N-G projects this week. Jena of Modish does it again with Modish Biz Tips, it seriously is one of the best indie biz community sites I've seen in a very loooong time. It's full of marketing must-knows like how to build your brand, how to find your niche, how to approach blogs (and get them to write about you!) - it's a must visit for all sellers/makers please go and check it out!

My dear friend Erin's latest stroke of genius is another must-see. It's a video series called Dialogue. It's dedicated to all the things we as a creative community SHOULD be talking about, but AREN’T. The first episode is about balancing... I don't know about you, but I can certainly use all the help I can get on that topic. I'll race ya....

Attention lovers of art & illustration! Show your support for emerging artists (and also discover new ones). It's PikaPackage GIVEAWAY time! Oh yes, it's back! You can also read more about the 29 participants by downloading the latest zine. The giveaway ends on Sunday 15th March, 8 p.m. PST/PDT so make sure you pay Amy a visit asap. Can't wait that long? You can also purchase one here.

VivaLaModa is a bi-monthly magazine created to show the greatest and coolest fashionable and hand made things that we can find.

Second issue just released last week and it has over 80 pages written by 20 collaborators, full of articles on fashion, trend alerts, makeup, jewelry, decoration, tutorials and lots more. Be sure to check it out at

Promos & Discounts

:: Happy Anniversary Prismera Design!
Until March 31, get 25% off the entire Flora & Folium collection, an eco-friendly collection of botanical silhouettes that have been cut from stainless steel. Shop now at

:: Buy one get one free!
Early spring special at "buy one 5x7 print, get the second free". Mention Heart Handmade, convo the name of the second print along with your mailing address. Special expires March 30,09

Check out additional reader discounts and promos on the right-nav bar.

Have an announcement you'd like to share with other readers? Let me know... hearthandmade[at]gmail[dot]com, subject "classifieds"


Amy said...

Thank you dear Marichelle! I'm so excited!

modish said...

sweet Marichelle, thank you so so much for the shout out, yay! I really appreciate it.