You started creating jewelry pieces as a hobby. It was fun and creative and a great way to pass the time. People liked your work, so you starting giving pieces as gifts to your friends and relatives. Maybe a coworker asked if you could customize a bracelet in her favorite colors or create a special piece for her to give as a gift.
You can find creative inspiration just about anywhere if you look closely enough. Sometimes, staying inspired can seem difficult when when you're running an indie business, even though you love what you do. When you feel the well running dry, check out our creative inspiration resources for artist communities, handmade blogs, and online eye candy.
Like many entrepreneurs, Chrissie's business evolved out of her own interest in finding something that simply wasn't available. Frustrated by the lack of options, she decided to solve the problem for herself, and for others, by opening up her own online store. With Chrissie around, it's music, music, music but she still found time to stop and type out the answers to our burning questions.